"We have this camp in alHol in which truly the next generation, the current generation & the future generation of militants are there & it's getting very little attention" per @brett_mcgurk

Map. History of ISIS conflict

16 September 2019
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13 former national security professionals inclu. @brett_mcgurk, former NYPD & LAPD Police Comm. @CommissBratton, former MI6 CT Dir @rmdbarrett & former US Nat'l Counterterrorism directors @NicholasRasmu15 & @MatthewGOlsen send open letter urging action on ISIS detainees
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"We've got to have some focused priorities & alHol is really critical" per @brett_mcgurk speaking at @BrookingsInst, adding SDF doesn't have the resources to deal with this "I hope the US steps up to this bcs it's very serious. It's central to our national security interests"
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alHol "is a problem" per McGurk [alQaida in Iraq leader Abu Musab al-] Zarqawi was in a Jordan ian prison. He was in a US military prison facility. [ISIS leader Abu Bakr al] Baghdai was in a US military prison facility. We know what happens in these prisons"
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"We have this camp in alHol in which truly the next generation, the current generation & the future generation of militants are there & it's getting very little attention" per @brett_mcgurk
[email protected] designated Hajji Taysir an ISIS senior leader who reports to Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi. He is the "ISIS Wali of Iraq and former amir of improvised explosive devices, Hajji Taysir likely ordered IED attacks in the region."
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"That mission alone is going to be extremely challenging" @brett_mcgurk says of dealing ISIS a lasting defeat "You have a camp like alHol with 70,000 people part of which is like Jihad-land" per @brett_mcgurk "We're putting very little resources into that"
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"We want to see all Iran ian commando forces leave.see the Assad government fundamentally change the way he governs his country. We want to ensure the enduring defeat of ISIS" per @brett_mcgurk "You got to got to really resource a campaign like that & it's not resourced"
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"Those are some big objectives & we have our hands full just in NE Syria" @brett_mcgurk told @BrookingsInst
United States Treasury designated individuals and entities in Turkey over links to ISIL and Hamas. It looks like Syrian, Iraqi, Egyptian & Qatari nationals have been running a wide network of financing schemes across Turkish provinces
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Departure of @AmbJohnBolton from Trump administration, "I don't think it fundamentally changes that much," says former US anti-ISIS envoy @brett_mcgurk, adding even under ex Nat'l Security Adviser HR McMaster "the level of connection to the Oval Office was always questionable"
There the @planetlabs image of the post-strike site at Qanus/Ganus island in Iraq, clearly showing the burning of bushes in the northern part after the strike, and old and new impact craters. Areas has been targeted before going by historical images5 day ago
There the @planetlabs image of the post-strike site at Qanus/Ganus island in Iraq, clearly showing the burning of bushes in the northern part after the strike, and old and new impact craters. Areas has been targeted before going by historical images
The Shahid Ammar Sheikh Academy has graduated its third class for the Raqqa Military Council. The course consisted of 185 members and lasted for 60 days
The Shahid Ammar Sheikh Academy has graduated its third class for the Raqqa Military Council. The course consisted of 185 members and lasted for 60 days
Hasakah: After months of monitoring and surveillance, H.A.T anti-terror units with support of Asayîş ISF carried out an operation targeting one of ISIS terror leaders named "Abu Harith al-Iraqi". The terrorist tried to flee but H.A.T were able to eliminate him
Video when @USAFCENT F15 and F35 jets drop 36,000 Kg of bombs on a Qanus island in Salahudin province of Iraq5 day ago
Video when @USAFCENT F15 and F35 jets drop 36,000 Kg of bombs on a Qanus island in Salahudin province of Iraq
Manbij Military Council spox: "It is important to understand the fact that ISIS has been not ended, for it can thrive and organize itself at any moment. The battle with ISIS has not yet ended. Thus, we must maintain stability and create conditions for political solutions"
Morocco: BCIJ discovered 2 sites in the mountains of Dar El Kabdani (Driouch Province) which were being used by the 5-member ISIS-linked cell to experiment in the manufacture of explosives. A pressure cooker, a metal tube, electrical cables & nails were found at the sites
Counter-Terrorism Forces in Iraq, in coordination with International Coalition Air Force, carry out aerial landing operations in Metaibijah and Salah al-Din desert areas, killing 15 ISIS militants, including suicide bombers, and arresting 9 others
Iraqi Army: ISIS operative killed during a raid on an organization's hideout in Nineveh province
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Iraq: 15 militants were killed in a joint military operation with the International Coalition in Mtaibija and Salah al-Din
Tunisia- an ISIS-sympathizer stabbed a tourist policeman outside of the Tozeur (not far from border with Algeria) governorate headquarters yesterday and was subsequently arrested1 week ago
Tunisia- an ISIS-sympathizer stabbed a tourist policeman outside of the Tozeur (not far from border with Algeria) governorate headquarters yesterday and was subsequently arrested
Deir ez-Zur: At least three ISIS-suspects were captured by H.A.T anti-terror units raid near the city Al Busayrah.
Deir Ezzor 24: A booby-trapped motorcycle explodes in Al-Basira city east of Deir Ezzor without causing any civilian casualties
Saudi SPA: Doha hosts and promotes terrorist groups such as ISIS, the Muslim Brotherhood and al-Qaeda
Philippines IS claims motorcycle bomb attack on Kalawag Christian community
French Defense Minister: Paris and Washington share the protection of Europe from terrorism
Pentagon: Denmark to deploy troops to Syria to help Kurdish and U.S. forces against ISIS: statement
4 arrested in Sirte, including a woman, suspected of belonging to ISIS
Two back to back blasts in Quetta couple hours ago. The first blast targeted a police vehicle while the second occurred after first responders and journalists rushed to the scene. At least 8 wounded including 7 policemen and 1 journalist.
Deir ez-Zur: Internal security and Anti-terror units were able to foil a terrorist act that would have targeted the headquarters of DEZ military council, after H.A.T has raided the village "Hmar Al-Ali" and the city Kasra and capture ISIS cells.
Egypt- ISIS claim clashing with army forces near Sheikh Zuweid, North Sinai, including the use of heavy machine guns and RPGs
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