Monday, February 27, 2017

Pentagon Delivers Options To President Trump To Crush The Islamic State

Reuters: Pentagon delivers draft plan to defeat Islamic State to White House

A Pentagon-led preliminary plan to defeat Islamic State has been delivered to the White House and U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis will brief senior administration officials later on Monday, a Defense Department spokesman told reporters.

Pentagon spokesman Captain Jeff Davis told reporters that it was the framework for a broader plan and looked at Islamic State around the world, not just Iraq and Syria.

Davis said the plan would define what defeating Islamic State meant and was one that would rapidly defeat the militant group.

He added that Mattis would discuss the plan, which is primarily a written one with accompanying graphics, with members of the cabinet-level Principals Committee on Monday afternoon.

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Bob Huntley said...

Trying to do what JFK said couldn't be done, defeat and idea.

fazman said...

Can be done for the med term if you stop be paraysed by civillian casualties.

Anonymous said...

More cement bombs please...just don't forget the video footage!

fazman said...