Dec 14, 2021 • 35M

A Brief History of the War Against Islamic State

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Combined Joint Task Force—Operation Inherent Resolve, more commonly known as the war against Islamic State, was America’s most successful war that no one really thinks about anymore. It did not, like Afghanistan, drag on for two decades (yet). Unlike Iraq, the Coalition achieved its stated goals, and unlike America’s various shadow wars, it’s fairly eas…

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