Accession Number:

AD1042541

Title:

Reaching Forward in the War against the Islamic State

Descriptive Note:

Journal Article

Corporate Author:

NAVAL POSTGRADUATE SCHOOL MONTEREY CA MONTEREY United States

Report Date:

2016-12-07

Pagination or Media Count:

12.0

Abstract:

The Iraqi Special Operations Forces ISOF Ground Force Commander surveys the farmland in front of him. His unit of ISOF soldiers has just captured two ISIL Commanders Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant at a house 50 kilometers from Baghdad far enough away to put this unit in danger of being overrun if ISIL fighters respond quickly. He knows that his enemies must have received the call to arms only minutes ago, and are on the way to his location.

Subject Categories:

  • Radio Communications
  • Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE