"The UK's ultimate goal is to defeat Daesh so
that it no longer presents a threat to the UK or international stability. The
UK will continue to work with its allies to support those countries where Daesh
is a threat and help prevent its spread."
The Rt Hon David Cameron MP, Prime Minister
Daesh poses a
clear national threat to the UK, and is a global threat to their international
partners and the region. They are working closely with allies to drive back,
dismantle and ultimately destroy Daesh and what it stands for. The UK
government is taking a wide range of actions to counter Daesh.
The UK's military
contributions to Combined Joint Task Force – Operation Inherent Resolve, the
multinational coalition dedicated to militarily defeating Daesh in Iraq and Syria,
is known as Operation Shader and includes:
Kinetic airstrikes in Iraq and Syria
- Providing niche and highly advanced intelligence,
surveillance and reconnaissance in Iraq and Syria.
aircraft are also providing air to air refuelling and air transport support to
participating in the Building Partner Capacity mission
information on UK’s contribution to the Global Coalition:
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