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US, Coalition Partners Work on Plan to Crush Daesh - Pentagon

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US Secretary of Defense James Mattis is working with members of the coalition and the US intelligence community on a plan to accelerate the fight against Daesh terrorist group, Department of Defense spokesman Jeff Davis said on Thursday.

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Pentagon Chief Orders 'Accelerated' Budget Review to Crush Daesh
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) — On Saturday, President Donald Trump signed an executive order calling on the Defense Department to come up with a military plan to boost efforts to destroy Daesh.

"We hit the ground running on the President's request to deliver a plan within 30 days to accelerate the defeat of ISIS [Daesh]," Davis stated. "The Secretary is working with the intelligence community, commanders and coalition partners to develop that plan."

Mattis ordered on Wednesday a review of the Defense Department’s budget to boost its ability to fight Daesh.

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