30 Nations at MacDill AFB to Plot Islamic State’s Demise

Nov 13, 2014
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While Centcom officials won’t discuss specifics about the meeting for security reasons, “the planning will broadly cover all Operation Inherent Resolve lines of effort in Iraq and Syria with major focus areas related to our train, advise and assist programs to assist Iraqi Security Forces, helping Iraq regenerate its combat power to provide security for their nation, and defeating ISIL in Iraq and Syria.” Army Maj. Curt Kellogg, a Centcom spokesman, told The Tampa Tribune.

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More than 200 military planners from more than 30 nations are meeting at MacDill Air Force Base for an operational planning conference that is expected to lead to the defeat of the Sunni insurgent group Islamic State, according to U.S. Central Command, which is hosting the event.

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