The US Department of Defense has released limited footage of the USS George H.W. Bush Aircraft Carrier, showing launch and return operations of F/A-18 Super Hornets during the strikes in Iraq. (Aug. 8, 2014)
An Islamic State fighter told Reuters by telephone the U.S. air strikes would have "no impact on us".
"The planes attack positions they think are strategic, but this is not how we operate. We are trained for guerrilla street war," he said. "God is with us and our promise is heaven. When we are promised heaven, do you think death will stop us?"