ISIS Loses 98 Percent Of Its Territory After Trump’s Joining

ISIS has lost 98 percent of the area it once held - with half of that terror group so-called "caliphate" having been recovered since President Trump took office less than a year ago. This type of massive gain came after so much of efforts. Critics say the Obama management micromanaged the war and totally ignore a more intense airstrike strategy that could have ended the war much earlier.

ISIS has lost almost 98 percent of the area it once held – with half of that terror group so-called “caliphate” having been recovered since President Trump took office less than a year ago. This type of massive gain came after so much of efforts. Critics say the Obama management micromanaged the war and totally ignore a more intense airstrike strategy that could have ended the war much earlier.

Obama’s Enormous Efforts

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The efforts which were taken by Obama administration were enormous. The retired Air Force Lt. Gen. David Deptula, the former head of U.S. Air Force intelligence said: “I mean what are we doing having individual target determination being conducted in the White House, which in some cases adds weeks and weeks.”

Limitations On Actions

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There were so many limitations to the actions which should have been implied to bring an end to the war. Those limitations that were put on actually resulted in more civilian casualties.

Criticism Which Was Pushed Back

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The senior executive for counterterrorism in previous President Barack Obama’s National Security Council pushed back on any feedback that the previous president didn’t do what’s needed to overcome ISIS.

Extention Of Territorial Safe House

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This was the best opportunity from the beginning of ISIS picking up the sort of regional place of refuge specifically, there was recognition that places of refuge for terror groups that can mean terrorist plots that may extend — not simply into the locale — but rather to Europe and possibly into the United States.