National security analyst at the American Enterprise Institute (AEI).

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- Military forces accompany regional forces, including Somali & African Union Mission in Somalia forces, on CT ops. - Additional troops in Kenya, Libya, Lake Chad Basin and Sahel region. - Also Cameroon, Chad, Nigeria & the Philippines.
- 2,300 US troops in Jordan for CT, as well as to "enhance Jordanian security" & promote regional stability. - US in Turkey to defeat ISIS and "enhance Turkey’s security."
- US forces conducted airstrikes against ISIS in Yemen in Oct. 2017 “for the first time.” - US fighting ISIS & AQAP in Yemen, as well as the Houthi insurgency. Have supported UAE-led and Yemeni-led operations there.
- US military fighting ISIS and al-Qaida in Syria, in some cases with “indigenous ground forces.” - Military has conducted strikes against Syrian government forces in its counter-ISIS campaign in Syria.
Highlights of POTUS' report on U.S. military "select" counter-terrorism deployments follow. - CentCom & AfriCom AORs are focus of CT ops. - "Not possible to know at this time the scope or duration" required to counter terror threats to the US.
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