TV News LIES

Monday, Aug 19th

Last update05:20:13 AM GMT

You are here News War Syria: The End Of The 'Caliphate' Doesn't Mean The End Of ISIS

Syria: The End Of The 'Caliphate' Doesn't Mean The End Of ISIS

E-mail Print PDF
ISIS territorial caliphate elimination does not mean ISIS is dead

On Friday, en route to Florida aboard Air Force One, White House press secretary Sarah Sanders announced that ISIS' "territorial caliphate has been eliminated in Syria."

Sanders showed reporters a before-and-after map of Syria, indicating that ISIS no longer controlled any territory.

She said acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan was on board Air Force One and briefed President Trump on the way. Sanders told reporters further information would be provided by the Pentagon.

However, a Pentagon official tells NPR Pentagon correspondent Tom Bowman that the president's announcement caught the Defense Department "by surprise." And NPR correspondent Ruth Sherlock in Beirut reports that anti-ISIS forces on the ground tell her they were "taken aback" by the announcement and that fighting continues.

More...


Most Recent Related Stories...


Trump Joint Chiefs pick: Early Afghanistan withdrawal would be 'strategic mistake'

Army Chief of Staff Mark Milley President Trump’s pick to be the top uniformed U.S. military official on Thursday said that pulling troops...

Commander of US-backed Syrian forces calls for 1,500 troops to stay

Kobani asks for US troops to remainThe commander of U.S.-aligned Syrian forces wants as many as 1,500 U.S. service members to remain...

D-Day: 17 stunning photos from 1944 show how hard the Normandy invasion really was

D-Day:Photos from Normandy On June 6, 1944, Allied forces stormed the beaches of Normandy in Nazi-occupied France during World...

Syrian refugees cling to life on Golan Heights as Assad’s net tightens

Syrian refugees on Golan cling to life It’s a regular stop for holidaymakers in Israel. American teenagers, some of them boys in sleeveless...
 
America's # 1 Enemy
Tee Shirt
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
TVNL Tee Shirt
 
TVNL TOTE BAG
Conserve our Planet
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
 
Get your 9/11 & Media
Deception Dollars
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
 
The Loaded Deck
The First & the Best!
The Media & Bush Admin Exposed!