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U.S., Arab strikes on militants in Syria 'only the beginning' U.S. military

Sep 23, 2014    

WASHINGTON (Reuters) U.S. and Arab strikes on militant targets in Syria overnight were 'only the beginning' of a coalition effort to weaken Islamic State and other extremists, the U.S. military said on Tuesday.Rear Admiral John Kirby, a Pentagon spokesman, told reporters that a barrage of strikes across Syria overnight were 'very successful.'"I can tell you that last night's strikes were only the beginning," Kirby said.Lieutenant General William Mayville Jr., a senior Pentagon official, said the strikes hit training camps, headquarters, vehicles and other sites under the control of ...

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