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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.

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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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Mattis Welcomes Qatar Minister of State for Defense Affairs to the Pentagon
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April 18, 2018 | 1:03
Defense Secretary James N. Mattis hosted an honor cordon to welcome Defense Minister Dr. Khalid bin Mohammed Al-Attiyah of Qatar to the Pentagon, April 18, 2018. During their meeting, the two leaders highlighted the strengthening of the military relationship between their countries.

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Air Force F-22 Raptors assigned to the 95th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron fly above Syria, March 25, 2018, in support of Operation Inherent Resolve. Air National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Colton Elliott

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A soldier scans a sector of fire from a military fighting vehicle while escorting the United Kingdom Bridge Training Team to a bridge being built in Mosul, Iraq, March 21, 2018. The soldier, supporting Operation Inherent Resolve, is assigned to the 4th Infantry regiment’s 2nd Battalion. Army photo by Pfc. Anthony Zendejas IV