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Sept. 11, 2018

Phase 3 of Operation Roundup Starts in Syria

Syrian Democratic Forces initiated ground operations for Phase Three of Operation Roundup. The ground offensive, supported by coalition cross-border air and artillery strikes, will clear remnants of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria from northeastern Syria along the Middle Euphrates River Valley.

March 15, 2018

Defense Official Says Russia ‘Complicit’ in Syrian Deaths

Russia has not lived up to its promises on Syria and bears responsibility for massive casualties of innocent civilians in the Damascus suburb of Ghouta, chief Pentagon spokesperson Dana W. White said.

Feb. 26, 2018

Iraqis Continue Security, Clearance Operations In Territory Once Held by ISIS

With U.S.-led coalition forces in a supporting role, Iraqi security forces continue security and clearance operations in the campaign to defeat the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, a Pentagon spokesman said.

Feb. 8, 2018

Mattis Clears Up DACA Deportation for Service Members

U.S. service members who are part of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program cannot be deported, Defense Secretary James N. Mattis said at the Pentagon, where he also discussed a Feb. 7 attack on Syrian Democratic Forces.

Feb. 8, 2018

Pentagon Official Describes Response to Attack by Pro-Regime Syrian Forces

When Syrian pro-regime forces attacked Syrian Democratic Forces, they moved in a battalion-sized unit formation supported by artillery, tanks, multiple-launch rocket systems and mortars, the chief Pentagon spokesperson said.

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