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March 12, 2019 / 4:03 AM / 2 days ago
Hundreds surrender as Islamic State nears defeat in last enclave
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BAGHOUZ, Syria (Reuters) - Islamic State faced imminent defeat in its final enclave on Tuesday as hundreds of jihadist fighters and their families surrendered and the U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces said the battle was as good as over.
Islamic state fighters and their families walk as they surrendered in the village of Baghouz, Deir Al Zor province, Syria March 12,

A Reuters journalist in Baghouz saw hundreds of people surrendering to the SDF, which launched its final attack to capture Baghouz on Sunday, backed by U.S.-led international coalition air strikes after weeks of siege.

The enclave is the last shred of territory held by the jihadists who have been driven from roughly one third of Iraq and Syria over the past four years.
 
https://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-crisis-islamic-state/assault-on-islamic-state-enclave-is-as-good-as-over-sdf-idUSKBN1QT0VB
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Re: Hundreds surrender as Islamic State nears defeat in last enclave
« Reply #1 on: March 14, 2019, 08:42:16 AM »
Islamic State, surrendering? Only to get out of being shot,go elsewhere, and start this sh*t again.

There is only one way to prevent that.
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Re: Hundreds surrender as Islamic State nears defeat in last enclave
« Reply #2 on: March 14, 2019, 10:13:20 AM »
Islamic State, surrendering? Only to get out of being shot,go elsewhere, and start this sh*t again.

There is only one way to prevent that.

Exactly.
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Re: Hundreds surrender as Islamic State nears defeat in last enclave
« Reply #3 on: March 14, 2019, 10:32:01 AM »
Islamic State, surrendering? Only to get out of being shot,go elsewhere, and start this sh*t again.

There is only one way to prevent that.

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Re: Hundreds surrender as Islamic State nears defeat in last enclave
« Reply #4 on: March 14, 2019, 12:38:37 PM »
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Re: Hundreds surrender as Islamic State nears defeat in last enclave
« Reply #5 on: March 14, 2019, 08:30:59 PM »
Joe wrote:
"Islamic State, surrendering? Only to get out of being shot,go elsewhere, and start this sh*t again."

It's called "hudna". Ancient islamic tactic.

"There is only one way to prevent that."

Agreed, and I proposed that here in this forum some time ago.
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Re: Hundreds surrender as Islamic State nears defeat in last enclave
« Reply #6 on: March 15, 2019, 12:05:49 AM »
How many "last enclaves" have there been, now?
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Re: Hundreds surrender as Islamic State nears defeat in last enclave
« Reply #7 on: March 15, 2019, 12:06:45 AM »
Islamic State, surrendering? Only to get out of being shot,go elsewhere, and start this sh*t again.

There is only one way to prevent that.

Sound a lot like an Animalstinian cease-fire.
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