31 Aug '17, 10pm

Partnered Forces Confronting, Defeating ISIS Evil, OIR Commander Says

Partnered Forces Confronting, Defeating ISIS Evil, OIR Commander Says

"The fighting is difficult, but they have made much progress, and I have no doubt they will succeed," he said. "You have to remember that the Syrian Democratic Forces are not the Iraqi security forces. They do not have tanks, helicopters or fighter jets. They are really an irregular light infantry force with a comparative handful of light armored vehicles and heavy weapons who, with coalition assistance, are fighting well above their weight class. They have been and remain the most effective counter-ISIS fighting force in Syria." VIDEO | 00:38 | Commander Praises Peshmerga Support in Fight Against ISIS

Full article: https://www.defense.gov/News/Article/Article/1297021/part...

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