Trump policies have 'dramatically accelerated progress' against ISIS

Brett McGurk, the Department of State’s senior envoy to the anti-Islamic State coalition, told the Washington Post that President Trump's policies are directly responsible for the significant gains made by the anti-ISIS coalition in the last 6 months. Trump tweeted: "Under Trump, gains against #ISIS have dramatically accelerated"https://t.co/jNtOTh0moL — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) August 5, 2017 Daily Caller: Brett McGurk, the Department of State’s senior envoy to the anti-Islamic State coalition, said Friday that Trump’s policies, including delegating decision-making to U.S. military commanders in the field, have “dramatically accelerated progress” against the militant group. About a third of territory captured from the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria since 2014 has been taken in the past six months, according to McGurk. Trump publicized that assessment on Twitter, sharing The Washington...(Read Full Post)

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