TOPSHOT - Fighters loyal to Libya's internationally recognised government celebrate as they come close to seizing the centre of the eastern coastal city on February 23, 2016, after a string of gains against Islamist militias including the Islamic State group.   "We entered most of the sectors controlled by terrorist groups in Lithi" in central Benghazi, a source close to the pro-government troops told AFP.    / AFP / ABDULLAH DOMAABDULLAH DOMA/AFP/Getty Images

France special forces waging ‘secret war’ against ISIS in Libya

France has secretly attacked Islamic State bases in Libya, carrying out air strikes and ground operations involving special forces and intelligence agents, French military sources revealed on Wednesday.

The sources disclosed no details of the precise targets hit but told Le Monde newspaper that the strikes were directed at senior IS commanders with the aim of preventing the terrorist group from strengthening its forces in Libya.

London and Washington would have been informed of the actions, according to an intelligence source.

  • favill

    “Going to war without France is like going hunting without an accordion.” N. Scharwkopf. Looks like the Americans brought an accordion to battle…

  • David

    London and Washington would have been informed of the actions, according to an intelligence source.

    I wouldn’t think so as they haven’t been outed by the pos potus.