Washington: Daash lost six thousand elements in Iraq and Syria
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[ltr]Washington: Daash lost six thousand elements in Iraq and Syria[/ltr]
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According to evaluate the American intelligence organization Daash down the number of terrorist elements who are fighting in Iraq and Syria, noting that there are between 19 thousand and 25 thousand element, down from an earlier report estimated the number of insurgents had 31 thousand b element.
He attributed the White House spokesman, Josh Earnest, this decline to the "military efforts of partners on the ground, offering the air campaign by US-led campaign to crush the organization and efforts to keep foreign militants from the battlefield, stressing that the Iraqi security forces and tribal fighters and groups moderate opposition in Syria was It has a role down the number. "
He said the new estimate means that intelligence Daash still a big threat, but the potential numbers fell, adding that ground combat operations for US partners in the coalition impact in the fight against the organization. "
"The Iraqi security forces backed by the United States and tribal fighters and moderate opposition groups in Syria had a role, and that the air campaign led by America, which launched more than ten thousand attack against Daash also played a role."
He noted that "Daash difficulty more than ever before to make up for the shortfall in its ranks, and we know for a long time the need for cooperation of the international community to stop the flow of foreign fighters into the region."
The intelligence report did not refer to the branches of the organization in South Asia and other regions in the Middle East and North Africa, where expanding the Libyan branch, as there are conflicting force movement Branch American estimates in Libya, where defense officials estimated the number at about three thousand element while US officials have said that their number ranges between five thousand and six thousand Mqatl.anthy