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March 5, 2015

US general: Taliban overmatched by Afghan forces

WASHINGTON, March 4, 2015 – While Afghanistan remains a dangerous place with many challenges ahead, it’s unlikely the Taliban have the ability to best Afghan forces on the battlefield or topple the government, the top U.S. general in the country said today.Army Gen. John F. Campbell, commander of Operation Resolute Support and U.S. Forces

March 4, 2015

March 4: Military Airstrikes Continue Against ISIL in Syria and Iraq

Release # 20150304FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASESOUTHWEST ASIA - On March 3, U.S. military forces continued to attack ISIL terrorists in Syria, using fighter, bomber and remotely piloted aircraft to conduct three airstrikes. Separately, U.S. and Coalition military forces conducted nine airstrikes in Iraq, using attack, fighter and remotely piloted aircraft

March 4, 2015

Australian military continues efforts in support of defeating ISIL

The Australian government is rotating its aircraft and personnel conducting airstrikes against ISIL in Iraq.

March 3, 2015

March 3: Military Airstrikes Continue Against ISIL in Syria and Iraq

March 3, 2015Release # 20150303FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASESOUTHWEST ASIA – On March 2, U.S. military forces continued to attack ISIL terrorists in Syria, using fighter, bomber and remotely piloted aircraft to conduct seven airstrikes. Separately, U.S. and Coalition military forces conducted seven airstrikes in Iraq, using attack, fighter and remotely

March 3, 2015

Officials outline policy, posture in Middle East

Speaking to the House Armed Services Committee alongside Centcom commander Army Gen. Lloyd J. Austin III, Christine E. Wormuth said new realities have forced the Defense Department to take a hard look at its goals for engagement in the Middle East.

March 3, 2015

French navy supporting anti-ISIL operations in Middle East

The Charles de Gaulle carrier strike group is officially engaged in Operation Shamal in Iraq.

March 3, 2015

Officials outline policy, posture in Middle East

WASHINGTON, March 3, 2015 – Defeating the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant terrorist organization and preventing Iran from obtaining a nuclear weapon are the top two issues that must be addressed in the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility, the undersecretary of defense for policy told Congress today.Speaking to the House Armed Services

March 2, 2015

Mar. 1: Military Airstrikes Continue Against ISIL in Syria and Iraq

On Feb. 28, U.S. military forces continued to attack ISIL terrorists in Syria, using remotely piloted aircraft to conduct two airstrikes. Separately, U.S. and Coalition military forces conducted seven airstrikes in Iraq, using attack, fighter and remotely piloted aircraft against ISIL terrorists. All strikes took place between 8 a.m., Feb. 28, and 8 a.m., Mar. 1, local time.

Feb. 28, 2015

Feb. 28: Military Airstrikes Continue Against ISIL in Syria and Iraq

February 28, 2015 Release # 20150228FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE SOUTHWEST ASIA — On Feb. 27, U.S. and Coalition military forces continued toattack ISIL terrorists in Syria, using attack, fighter, bomber and remotelypiloted aircraft to conduct 9 airstrikes. Separately, U.S. and Coalitionmilitary forces conducted 11 airstrikes in Iraq, using attack,

Feb. 27, 2015

Feb. 27: Military Airstrikes Continue Against ISIL in Syria and Iraq

February 27, 2015Release # 20150227FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASESOUTHWEST ASIA - On Feb. 26, U.S. and Coalition military forces continued to attack ISIL terrorists in Syria, using attack, fighter, bomber and remotely piloted aircraft to conduct 20 airstrikes. Separately, U.S. and Coalition military forces conducted 11 airstrikes in Iraq, using attack,