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Months after Trump said ISIS was defeated, F-35s and F-15s dropped 80,000 pounds of munitions on a tiny Iraqi island to destroy ISIS fighters.
Hours after a general said the threat from Iranian-backed militias in Iraq and Syria hadn't risen, US Central Command issued an unusual rebuke.
Trump just radically upended US Syria policy despite repeated warnings that doing so could be disastrous
"We've made significant progress recently in the campaign ... but the job is not yet done," a State Department spokesman said Tuesday afternoon.
The last B-52 bomber left US Central Command's area of responsibility on April 7 after being the go-to bomber for operations against ISIS and the Taliban.
Coalition airstrikes on ISIS in Iraq and Syria are at record levels — here's how US personnel and their Iraqi partners decide when and where to strike.
Every month of 2017 has seen more bombs dropped on ISIS in Iraq and Afghanistan than any other month in the three-year campaign.
US aircraft are reportedly targeting ISIS fighters from a convoy stranded in Syria.
US military officials have announced ISIS death counts several times, but the metric has always been a dubious one.
The drone was the same kind that reportedly dropped a munition near coalition forces on June 8 and was then shot down.
The US-led coalition's shift to an "annihilation campaign" against ISIS comes in response to the terror group's capabilities and tenacity.