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Tuesday, July 4, 2017

Trump’s war of annihilation strategy against Islamic State frees military to quickly seize territory


By Washington Times, May 23, 2017

President Trump’s war of annihilation against the Islamic State played out this spring in the Syrian town of Tabqa, a critical prize in the ongoing final march to Raqqa.

Defense Secretary James Mattis announced the annihilation strategy in mid-May, but before that commanders in Iraq and Syria got the go-ahead to fight ISIS, as the Pentagon calls the terrorist army, Trump-style.


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