Tag Archives: Resolute Support Mission

Army Gen. John Nicholson: US Forces in Afghanistan Cut Islamic State Group’s Territory

Army Gen. John Nicholson Jr., commander of the U.S. Forces Afghanistan, has highlighted significant reductions in Islamic State group-held territories in Afghanistan since U.S. troops  there received counterterrorism authority in January, DoD News reported Thursday. Terri Moon Cronk writes Nicholson told Pentagon reporters the militant organization’s regional affiliate in Afghanistan has …

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NATO Leaders Discuss Readiness Action Plan Implementation Steps

NATO leaders have agreed to develop a flexible conditions-based plan for the Resolute Support Mission at a military committee meeting in Brussels, the Defense Department said Thursday. Jim Garamone writes Czech army’s Gen. Petr Pavel, U.S. Army Gen. Curtis Scaparrotti and Gen. Denis Mercier of the French air force briefed reporters after the military committee meeting. All …

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