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Dec. 11, 2017

Inherent Resolve Strikes Target ISIS in Syria, Iraq

U.S. and coalition military forces continued to attack the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, conducting 14 strikes consisting of 27 engagements over the last three days, Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve officials reported.

Dec. 8, 2017

Military Strikes Continue Against ISIS Terrorists in Syria, Iraq

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.

Dec. 7, 2017

Top Policy Official: Military Not Only Solution to Terrorism in Africa

A Defense Department official says U.S.-led efforts in Africa are vitally important as African nations confront complex and growing threats from multiple terrorist groups, including the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria.

Dec. 6, 2017

Pentagon Announces Troop Levels in Iraq, Syria

The United States has about 5,200 troops in Iraq and 2,000 in Syria, and those numbers are trending down, Pentagon officials announced in compliance with Defense Secretary James N. Mattis’ direction to give the nation a better idea of the commitment of U.S. forces in the region.

Dec. 5, 2017

Officials Meet in Baghdad to Discuss Coalition Support for Iraqi Forces

The High Level Committee of the Iraqi Ministry of Defense and Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve met in Baghdad to discuss the way forward for the coalition’s continued support of the Iraqi security forces.

Dec. 5, 2017

Mattis, Malaysian Counterpart Confer on Regional Security Issues

A discussion of regional security issues highlighted a phone call between Defense Secretary James N. Mattis and Malaysian Defense Minister Hishammuddin Hussein, chief Pentagon spokesperson Dana W. White said.

Dec. 4, 2017

Officials Provide Details of Latest Strikes Against ISIS

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

Dec. 3, 2017

Mattis Pleased With Results of Aqaba Conference

Defense Secretary James N. Mattis told reporters the Aqaba Conference in Jordan shows that nations can work together to address shared threats despite having different domestic agendas and foreign policies.

Dec. 2, 2017

Mattis Trip Continues South Asia Strategy Dialogue

Defense Secretary James N. Mattis’ trip to the Middle East and Central Asia will continue the dialogue about the South Asia strategy President Donald J. Trump announced in August.

Dec. 1, 2017

Military Strikes Continue Against ISIS Terrorists in Syria, Iraq

U.S. and coalition military forces continued to attack the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, conducting 19 strikes consisting of 24 engagements, Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve officials reported.

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