Military Operations in Iraq and Syria

Army Colonel Steven Warren, spokesperson for Combined Joint Task Force-Operation Inherent Resolve, spoke by teleconference from Baghdad… read more

Army Colonel Steven Warren, spokesperson for Combined Joint Task Force-Operation Inherent Resolve, spoke by teleconference from Baghdad to brief reporters at the Pentagon on U.S. military operations against ISIL.* He showed unclassified satellite maps. Colonel Warren confirmed that coalition airstrikes had killed the Islamic State financial minister Abu Salah along with two other ISIL senior leaders in late November 2015. In addition, he said U.S. military airstrikes over the past week had killed 350 ISIL fighters in the Iraqi city of Ramadi but enemy fighters still controled a large portion of central Ramadi.

* The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), or DAISH/DAESH in Arabic is a militant group that has called itself the Islamic State. close

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Program ID:
401873-1
Category:
News Conference
Format:
News Briefing
Location:
Arlington, Virginia, United States
First Aired:
Dec 10, 2015 | 12:01pm EST | C-SPAN.org
Last Aired:
Dec 11, 2015 | 12:07am EST | C-SPAN 2

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  • Dec 10, 2015 | 6:49pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Dec 11, 2015 | 12:07am EST | C-SPAN 2
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