The War Against Terrorism

The U.S. military successfully destroyed four ISIS positions and one unit in Syria in what had been considered a “safe haven” (Department of Defense). More bases and positions were destroyed in Iraq. The airstrikes are a part of Inherent Resolve, “the operation to eliminate the terrorist group ISIL and the threat it poses to Iraq, the region and the wider international community” (DoD). Other nations conducting airstrikes include Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Jordan, and Bahrain (DoD).

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