Before long, Saddam faced an American-led army of half a million men assembled in the Arabian desert.
Turkey had been reluctant to play a prominent role in the American-led coalition while the militants held 49 Turkish hostages.
America vowed to punish the perpetrators of a rocket attack in Iraq’s Kurdistan region that killed a contractor with the American-led military coalition and wounded several others, including an American soldier.
The American-led coalition, which has supported the offensive with airstrikes, said Iraq’s counterterrorism service and federal police had led the attack on Baiji.
Today, the American-led command center at this heavily secured base oversees air operations in Afghanistan, Iraq, Syria and other potential hot spots in the Middle East.
Military officials also said they were investigating whether a warplane from the American-led coalition against ISIS bombed troops in Anbar Province on Wednesday evening.
The mention of such weapons resonates in Iraq, where the American-led invasion of 2003 was justified in Washington and London by assertions that Saddam Hussein, the leader at the time, had acquired weapons of mass destruction.
., from the Russian Caucasus with his family in 2002, as a coldblooded, unrepentant jihadist who sought to kill innocent Americans in retaliation for the deaths of innocent Muslims in American-led wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.
American officials in recent months have argued to Turkish counterparts that a formal no-fly zone is not necessary, noting that during hundreds of American-led strike missions against Islamic State in Syria, forces loyal to Mr.
When China joined the World Trade Organisation in 2001 reformers at home and friends abroad dreamed that it would liberalise its economy and, perhaps, its politics too, smoothing its integration into an American-led world order.
Kurdish fighters defending the area said they were able to push the Islamic State back a few miles, but issued a statement urging members of the American-led coalition to prove they “are serious” by striking the Islamic State there.
Even before the virus, Beijing displayed a fierce approach to public relations, an aggressive style called “Wolf Warrior” diplomacy, named after two ultrapatriotic Chinese films featuring the evil plots and fiery demise of American-led foreign mercenaries.
Even if Sinjar is retaken and the highway is cut, more military steps will need to be taken if the American-led coalition wants to cut off supplies from Syria to Mosul, said Michael Knights, a military expert at the Washington Institute for Near East Policy.
WASHINGTON — The American-led coalition in Iraq and Syria halted its yearslong campaign against the Islamic State on Sunday as United States forces braced for retaliation from Iran over a strike that killed a powerful Iranian commander, military officials said.
The American-led international coalition fighting the Islamic State in Syria flies combat air patrols over northeastern Syria to support about 500 American troops who carry out missions with Syrian Kurdish allies on the ground to counter pockets of ISIS fighters.
The mixed messages extended to the Pentagon, which issued a statement reaffirming Qatar’s critical role as a military partner to the United States and expressing concern that the deepening instability would hurt the American-led campaign against the Islamic State.
The claim of responsibility, issued by the Islamic State’s Amaq News Agency, described the attacker as having carried out the violence “in response to calls to target coalition countries,” referring to the American-led coalition that is battling the Islamic State.
Clinton has called for accelerating the American-led operation to defeat the Islamic State, going beyond what President Obama has proposed by urging a no-fly zone with coalition forces to protect Syrians, more airstrikes and expanded deployment of Special Operations troops.
BAGHDAD — Struggling to regain the initiative after a long impasse in the battle against Islamic State militants, the Iraqi government and the American-led coalition are for the first time in months putting military pressure on the jihadists on multiple fronts, officials say.
Although the Iraqi government declared the Islamic State defeated in December 2017 and the American-led coalition and Syrian fighters seized the group’s last swath of territory in Syria last March, ISIS fighters have continued attacks, albeit on a much smaller scale, in both countries.
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