Counter-ISIL Operations and Middle East Strategy

So based on what Carter and Dunford said, the Islamic State is in trouble — but there is currently nobody willing and able to commit a large-enough force to finish the job. On the diplomatic side, it doesn’t look like anyone is going to coax Assad out of power anytime soon. Thus, the priorities of the Pentagon (defeating IS) and the State Department (a negotiated settlement) may remain in conflict until the White House can figure out how to get them untangled.

Source: Counter-ISIL Operations and Middle East Strategy

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