Ideological divides also playing out in/around Manbij per @brett_mcgurk - inside tending to be more secular while groups outside Manbij tend to be "more Islamist orientation"

Map. History of ISIS conflict

25 April 2018
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"ISIS is not finished and so that is something that is first and foremost in our conversations about this issue and many others in Syria" adds @brett_mcgurk
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"That's a very deep ideological divide" per @brett_mcgurk "That makes the problem harder than just, hey, we have to get the Kurds over the river and everything will be fine"
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Ideological divides also playing out in/around Manbij per @brett_mcgurk - inside tending to be more secular while groups outside Manbij tend to be "more Islamist orientation"
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"Where we are is a diplomatic process to try to resolve some of the tensions across that demarcation line outside of Manbij" per @brett_mcgurk "It's is incredibly complex"
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"We are in regular discussions with the Russia|ns on this" says @brett_mcgurk of Hezbollah presence in SW Syria near Israel Jordan, keeping Hezbollah behind the 'line of contact'
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"Our presence is incredibly effective and strong" says @brett_mcgurk of US in Syria "But obviously also focused on the counter ISIS mission"
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"The Iran|ians are very effective at exploiting seams in Iraq|i society" warns @brett_mcgurk, emphasizing need for continued, better Iraq-Kurdish relations
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"The trajectory is on the side of the Iraq|i security forces" with popular mobilization forces "under the control of the state" per @brett_mcgurk re: militia forces / Iran crescent in Iraq
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"I'm not going to make any news" per @brett_mcgurk when asked about @POTUS saying US will be out of Syria "very soon" says US simply undertaking a very important review
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The Iraq border - "That is where ISIS still remains," per @brett_mcgurk "We are committed to finishing the campaign against ISIS we're not finished"
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"How desperate that situation was, it's really impossible to exaggerate" per Special Presidential Envoy @brett_mcgurk of Iraq ISIS in 2014 "We were dusting off plans to possible evacuate our embassy" FraughtTerrain
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ISIS launch coordinated attack on security posts in Darzab district
SAA found another weapons depot in Deir Ez-Zor countryside
Islamic State Releases Pictures Shows Targeting SAA Positions With SPG9 Rocket Projectiles On The Outskirts Of Al Bukamal City.
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10 Daesh killed, 6 police wounded in Jawzjan clash
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Isis is still very active in Al-Furat Wilayat (the Euphrates Province).
OIR Spokesman: A man who lost both of his legs from an improvised explosive device operates heavy machinery to clean up and rebuild his city of Raqqah, Syria. The Raqqah Civil Council is working to remove explosives and IEDs left behind by ISIS.
Boko Haram killed at least 20 people and wounded scores of others in coordinated attacks on a military camp and villages around the flashpoint northern Nigerian city of Maiduguri
Iraqi security: 65 Islamic State militants killed in Anbar ambush
Iraq condemns 6 Turkish women to death for ISIS membership - judiciary
SDF might be preparing for a new offensive against ISIS in the oilfields and Badiyah that ISIS still controls,the offensive will be launched from the Rawdah road and Al-Omar Oilfields
A photoset from ongoing clashes against the Taliban in Chaparhar district of Nangarhar3 week ago
A photoset from ongoing clashes against the Taliban in Chaparhar district of Nangarhar
3 week ago
Six ISIS militants were killed and two others were wounded during the clash with the Afghan police forces in eastern Nangarhar province
Boko Haram clashes with soldiers in Nigeria, leaving at least 18 people dead and 84 more wounded
Amid recent government forces offensive, ISKP reports about clashes against Afghan Army and allies in Darzab district of Jowzjan3 week ago
Amid recent government forces offensive, ISKP reports about clashes against Afghan Army and allies in Darzab district of Jowzjan
Special flight carrying mortal remains of 38 Indians killed in Iraq's Mosul, lands in Amritsar. MoS MEA VK Singh is onboard
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At least 18 killed, 84 wounded in Boko Haram attack in Nigeria – emergency services
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Top ISIS leader renounces violence in Jawzjan province of Afghanistan
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