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Dec. 11, 2018

Task Force Commander: ISIS Forces Degraded From Caliphate to Caves

At one time, the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria controlled a self-proclaimed caliphate that stretched from Syria to Iraq, but now that force in Iraq has been degraded so much that the remnants are hiding in caves, deep wadis and tunnels in the desert and hills of western Iraq’s austere terrain.

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.

Oct. 4, 2018

Centcom Commander Discusses Regional Hotspots

Afghanistan, Iraq, Syria, Yemen and Iran are just a few of the hotspots the commander of U.S. Central Command spoke about as he discussed the range of operations in the area during a Pentagon news conference.

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. 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. 10, 2018

Coalition Strikes Target ISIS Terrorists in Syria, Iraq

The coalition and its partners continued to strike Islamic State of Iraq and Syria targets in designated parts of Syria and Iraq, Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve officials reported.

Sept. 7, 2018

Coalition Conducts Defeat-ISIS Exercise in Eastern Syria

Operation Inherent Resolve coalition forces commenced an exercise in eastern Syria to hone their warfighting skills for counterterrorism operations.

Sept. 3, 2018

Coalition Strikes Continue Against ISIS Targets in Iraq, Syria

U.S. and coalition military forces continued to attack the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve officials reported.

Aug. 30, 2018

Centcom Officials Provide Update on Counterterrorism Strikes in Yemen

U.S. Central Command conducted six counterterrorism airstrikes targeting the al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula terrorist network in Yemen since May 16, Centcom officials announced.

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