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December 23, 2015 5:03 am

French Carrier Launches Airstrikes Against ISIS Targets From Persian Gulf

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An ISIS terrorist. The French aircraft carrier Charles de Gaulle launched air strikes on the Islamic State. Photo: Wikimedia Commons.

An ISIS terrorist. The French aircraft carrier Charles de Gaulle launched air strikes on the Islamic State. Photo: Wikimedia Commons.

The French aircraft carrier Charles de Gaulle launched air strikes on the Islamic State from the Persian Gulf on December 20. This followed strikes from the eastern Mediterranean in November.

De Gaulle is the current flagship of Task Force 50, “which plans and conducts strike operations in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations,” according to the U.S. Navy.

Read full story at The National Interest.

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