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Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve

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Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve continues to work by, with and through regional partners to militarily defeat the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, or ISIS, in order to enable whole-of-coalition governmental actions to increase regional stability.

Inherent Resolve Spokesman Outlines Gains, Pays Tribute to Fallen Soldiers

Coalition and partnered forces in Iraq and Syria are making progress against an increasingly desperate, fanatical enemy, the spokesman for Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve said.

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Airstrike Updates
As of Aug. 9, 2017, the Coalition has conducted 13,331 strikes in Iraq, and 11,235 strikes in Syria, for a total of 24,566 strikes total in support of Operation Inherent Resolve.

Airstrike Update

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Cost of Operations
As of June 30, 2017, the total cost of operations related to ISIS since kinetic operations started on Aug. 8, 2014, is $14.3 billion and the average daily cost is $13.6 million for 1,058 days of operations.

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ISIS Areas of Influence

Iraq and Syria: May 2017 (Source: theglobalcoalition.org)

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Iraq and Syria: ISIS Areas of Influence May 2017
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Senior Defense Officials Brief Pentagon Reporters
DoD News
March 15, 2018 | 27:33
Chief Pentagon spokesperson Dana W. White and Marine Corps Lt. Gen. Kenneth F. McKenzie, Joint Staff director, brief reporters at the Pentagon, March 15, 2018.

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