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Nov. 29, 2018

State Department Advisor: Iran’s Military Tentacles Expanding in Region

Iran’s missiles and other weapons being exported to proxies pose a “clear and present danger” to civilians and regional stability, the special representative for Iran and senior policy advisor to the secretary of state said.

Nov. 27, 2018

U.S. Setting Up Observation Posts in Syria to Keep ISIS From Entering Turkey

U.S. forces are establishing observation posts in Northeast Syria to further deny escape routes to the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, the spokesman for Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve told Pentagon reporters.

Nov. 21, 2018

U.S. Setting Up Observation Posts on Syria-Turkey Border

The U.S. military is setting up several observation posts in Syria beside the border with Turkey to provide military intelligence of any terrorist elements moving into Turkey from Syria.

Nov. 13, 2018

NATO Leads New Mission to Develop Iraq’s Defense Institutions

A new NATO-led mission in Iraq will work to further develop Iraq’s security institutions and structures, British Army Maj. Gen. Christopher Ghika told Pentagon reporters.

Oct. 22, 2018

ISIS-Controlled Syrian Mosque Destroyed, Navy Ships Transit Taiwan Strait

A U.S.-led coalition airstrike destroyed a Syrian mosque and other buildings used by the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria to attack the Syrian Democratic Forces, Army Col. Rob Manning, the Pentagon’s director of press operations, told reporters. And in the Indo-Pacific, two Navy ships conducted a routine transit of the Taiwan Strait.

Sept. 26, 2018

DoD Official Explains U.S. Strategy in Syria to House Panel

In a complex part of the world, the U.S. strategy in Syria is simple to state: the enduring defeat of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, the deterrence of the use of chemical weapons and countering Iran’s malign influence in the region.

Sept. 24, 2018

Mattis Stresses Geneva Process for Syria, Gives DoD Good Grades for Hurricane Effort

The fight continues in the Middle Euphrates River Valley to wrest the last 2 percent of land once controlled by the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria from the grasp of the terror group, Defense Secretary James N. Mattis told reporters.

Sept. 18, 2018

Coalition Effort Aims at Stability in Iraq, Syria

The coalition continues to help forces in both Iraq and Syria establish security and stability in areas that have known nothing but oppression since the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria reared its head five years ago, the spokesman for Operation Inherent Resolve said.

Sept. 17, 2018

Coalition Strikes Continue Against ISIS Targets in Iraq, Syria

Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve and its partners continue to pursue the lasting defeat of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria in designated parts of Syria and Iraq, military officials reported.

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.

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