Tag Archives: Coalition

11 March 2015

Antiquities ministry reiterates calls for international community to intervene after reports of new attack on ancient city of Dur Sharrukin

‘We have warned previously and warn now that these gangs with their sick, takfiri ideology will continue to destroy and steal artefacts as long as there is no strong deterrent, and we still await a strong international stand to stop the crimes of Daesh that are targeting the memory of humanity,’ the Iraqi antiquities ministry stated, referring to the militant group by its Arabic acronym. (more…)

Source: The Guardian | Isis attacks on ancient sites erasing history of humanity, says Iraq

29 September 2014

US President urges cooperation to combat extremism

US President Barack Obama urged cooperation at the UN to tackle ‘violent extremism’ spread by groups such as the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL). (more…)

Source: UN News Centre | Addressing UN Assembly, US President urges cooperation to combat extremism, renew multilateral system

8 September 2014

Ten NATO states form coalition to fight the Islamic State

On 5 September, at the conclusion of the NATO summit in Wales, President Obama announced that nine NATO allies have agreed to join the US in order to form a coalition to fight the Islamic State. (more…)

Source: The Guardian | US forms 'core coalition' to fight Isis militants in Iraq
Source: Al Jazeera | US announces coalition to fight Islamic State
Source: New York Times | Obama Enlists 9 Allies to Help in the Battle Against ISIS

22 March 2011

The first days of the implementation of Resolution 1973: an unclear coalition and unclear responsibilities

In international military operations, the determination of international responsibilities for the wrongful acts committed during operations depends on cooperation settings, and notably on arrangements regarding command and control over the troops. Regarding those terms, the operation undertaken in implementation of UNSC Resolution 1973 is conspicuously unclear. (more…)