R44135 – Coalition Contributions to Countering the Islamic State – 2016-08-24

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Coalition Contributions to Countering the Islamic State

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Author: Kathleen J. McInnis, Analyst in International Security
Pages: 15

On September 10, 2014, President Obama announced the formation of a global coalition to “degrade and ultimately defeat” the Islamic State (IS, aka the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, ISIL/ISIS or the Arabic acronym Da’esh).2 Subsequently, over 60 nations and partner organizations agreed to participate, contributing either military forces or resources (or both) to the campaign.