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Aug. 8, 2018

Centcom commander: Afghan government will prosecute ISIS-K terrorists

Islamic State of Iraq and Syria-Khorasan members held in Afghanistan will be tried as war criminals and those found guilty will be held accountable for their war crimes, the commander of U.S. Central Command said.

July 19, 2018

CENTCOM commander: success in defeating ISIS lies with coalition partners, allies

Continued commitment from coalition partners in the effort to defeat the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria and the promotion of regional security and stability set the conditions for a lasting victory, the commander of U.S. Central Command said.

July 19, 2018

South Asia strategy working in Afghanistan, CENTCOM commander says

While the fighting continues and work remains to be done in Afghanistan, progress there shows the president’s South Asia Strategy is working, the commander of U.S. Central Command told Pentagon reporters.

July 3, 2018

DoD releases report on enhancing security, stability in Afghanistan

The Defense Department has provided its semiannual report to Congress on enhancing security and stability in Afghanistan, a reporting period that marks the first campaign season to begin under the conditions-based South Asia Strategy announced by President Donald J. Trump in August.

June 27, 2018

Centcom official highlights interagency partnerships in stabilization

The Defense Department is working in partnership with the State Department and the U.S. Agency for International Development to maximize U.S. efforts for stability in conflict-affected areas, a U.S. Central Command official said.

June 13, 2018

Assistance Brigade Adds ‘Extensive Tactical Depth’ in Afghanistan, Commander Says

As it nears the 100th day of its deployment in Afghanistan, the highly trained and specialized 1st Security Force Assistance Brigade for the NATO Resolute Support mission is seeing results, the brigade’s commander said.

June 5, 2018

Operation Roundup in Syria Continues to Target ISIS Terrorists

Coalition members continue to accelerate the defeat of Islamic State of Iraq and Syria remnants, and a high-level ISIS operative has been removed from the battlefield, an Operation Inherent Resolve spokesman said.

March 13, 2018

Defeat of ISIS ‘within our grasp,’ Centcom commander says

The United States and its partners have made significant progress in Iraq and Syria, but investments are needed to ensure the gains endure, the commander of U.S. Central Command said.

Feb. 27, 2018

U.S. Central Command undertaking realignment to meet future concerns

U.S. Central Command is undergoing an operational alignment and rebalancing effort to achieve three specific goals based on military progress against the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, Centcom's commander told the House Armed Services Committee.

Oct. 17, 2017

OIR Spokesman: ISIS Faces Devastating Defeat on 3rd Anniversary of Operations

On the third anniversary of Combined Joint Task Force – Operation Inherent Resolve's establishment, the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria is on the verge of a devastating defeat in Raqqa, Syria, a task force spokesman said.