Enemy resistance is beginning to crumble. So said US Army Lieutenant General Sean MacFarland, who is overseeing the US airstrikes against Islamic State targets in the Middle East.

“Although it's no measure of success and it’s difficult to confirm, we estimate that over the past 11 months we've killed about 25,000 enemy fighters. When you add that to the 20,000 estimated killed prior to our arrival, that's 45,000 enemies taken off the battlefield,” MacFarland told reporters at a news briefing....

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