Contributed by NAMPA / AFP.
Anti-jihadist coalition looks to future role after IS defeat
By Thomas WATKINS
Washington, Jan 14, 2018 (AFP) - With the Islamic State group all but vanquished from its self-proclaimed "caliphate" in Iraq and Syria, the US-led coalition that has been fighting the jihadists for more than three years is transforming its mission.
Eager to avoid a repeat of 2011, when America completed its troop withdrawal from Iraq only to watch in horror as IS later overran swathes of ...