Press releases & Public statements

Q&A Session: Transcript of Major General Jones’ opening remarks, June 26, 2017

OPERATION INHERENT RESOLVE
JUNE 26, 2017

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Historic Mosque destroyed by Daesh

The Government of Iraq last night announced the destruction of the Great Mosque of al-Nuri in western Mosul, by Daesh terrorists.

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Comment on the usage of white phosphorous in Raqqah

Courtesy of Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve.

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SDF Begins Raqqah Offensive

The Syrian Democratic Forces and their Syrian Arab Coalition partners launched the offensive to unseat Daesh (ISIS) from the city of Raqqah in northern Syria, June 6. Release courtesy of Combined Joint Task Force-Operation Inherent Resolve.

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Briefing with CJTF-Operation Inherent Resolve Spokesperson Col Ryan Dillon

On May 26th, Col Ryan Dillon briefed on progress in efforts to defeat Daesh. Read his comments below, featuring an update on progress in Mosul and Raqqa, and an update on Coalition efforts to target Daesh leaders.

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Department of Defense Press Briefing by Secretary Mattis, General Dunford and Special Envoy McGurk on the Campaign to Defeat Daesh

Read a US Department of Defense Press Briefing by Secretary Mattis, General Dunford and Special Envoy McGurk on the Campaign to Defeat Daesh, which was given in the Pentagon Press Briefing Room on May 19th 2017.

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SAC and SDF Liberate Tabqah

The Syrian Arab Coalition and their Syrian Democratic Force partners completed the liberation of the Tabqah Dam, as well as the city of Tabqah and its nearby airfield May 10. Release courtesy of Combined Joint Taskforce – Operation Inherent Resolve

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Col John Dorrian Press Briefing Transcript 03.05.17

Read a press briefing given by Col John Dorrian, Spokesperson for Operation Inherent Resolve, on defeating Daesh in Iraq and Syria

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Statement by Ministers of the Global Coalition

Foreign Ministers of the Global Coalition met in Washington today at the invitation of U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to review and accelerate the campaign for the lasting defeat of ISIS/Daesh. We remain firmly united in our outrage at Daesh’s atrocities and in our determination to eliminate this global threat and overcome its false, destructive narrative. We reiterate our commitment to an integrated, multidimensional, and comprehensive approach to defeat Daesh and its global networks, fully recognizing this will require sustained, focused efforts.

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The Global Coalition – Working to Defeat Daesh

Since its formation in 2014, the Global Coalition has worked diligently to reduce the threat Daesh/ISIS poses to international security and our homelands. Coalition members are united in common cause to defeat Daesh through a robust approach, including working by, with, and through local partners for military operations; supporting the stabilization of territory liberated from Daesh; and, enhancing international cooperation against Daesh’ global objectives through information sharing, law enforcement cooperation, severing Daesh’ financing, countering violent extremist recruitment, and neutralizing Daesh’ narrative.

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Press Release: Global Coalition to Counter-Daesh meets in Washington reaffirming their commitment to destroy Daesh.

The largest-ever meeting of all 68 members of the Global Coalition against Daesh was held today in Washington at the invitation of U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, to review progress made, and renew their commitment for the lasting defeat of Daesh.

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Live Stream – 22nd March Coalition Ministerial in Washington DC

Watch remarks from US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, and Iraqi PM Haider al-Abadi, at the ministerial meeting of the Global Coalition against Daesh from 10am EDT on 22nd March

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