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Response 1:

Operation Inherent Resolve

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Operation Inherent Resolve:

2014 - US launched airstrikes against ISIS as a part of a multinational campaign against Islamic extremist groups

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Obama:

We aim to "degrade and ultimately destroy" ISIS

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US airstrikes have killed:

6000 ISIS fighters since the campaign began in September 2014

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US Director for National Intelligence James Clapper:

There has been "substantial attrition" in ISIS ranks due to Operation Inherent Resolve

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Islamic territory is:

Shrinking, as they lost 16% in 2016 and 14% in 2015

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U.S airstrikes have also:

Killed 50 civilians since the start of the campaign.

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Overall:

IS is now become a conventional, stateless, terrorist organsation

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Al-Adani:

"The smallest action you do in the heartland (West) is better than what you would do"

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Response 2:

United Nations

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The UN adopted:

August 2014 - Adopted resolution 2170 that aims to weaken ISIS

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The resolution:

"deplores and condemns in the strongest of terms the terrorist acts of ISIL"