Obama Administration

Accomplishments on Islamic State (ISIS)

  • Senior ISIS information minister Wael Adel Salman killed in Syria after U.S. drone strike
  • Senior ISIS leader Abu Muhammad al-Adnani killed in Syria after U.S. airstrike
  • Senior ISIS leader Abu Sa'ad al-Sudani killed in Syria after U.S. airstrike
  • 40 ISIS operatives responsible for multiple attacks in Europe and the Middle East killed by Delta Force and Navy SEAL commandos during various raids
  • ISIS Finance Minister Haji Iman killed during U.S. operation
  • Senior ISIS leader Omar al-Shishani and 12 additional ISIS fighters killed in Syria after a series of U.S. drone and manned aircraft strikes
  • Senior unnamed ISIS operative captured and detained during U.S. led raid in Iraq
  • Senior ISIS leader Noureddine Chouchane and over thirty ISIS militants killed in Libya after U.S. airstrikes
  • ISIS cash depot holding millions of dollars bombed in Mosul, Iraq by U.S. air strike
  • Senior ISIS leader Abu Mohammed al-Adnani injured and detained in Iraq after U.S. air strike
  • Senior ISIS leader Wisam al Zubaidi killed in Libya by U.S. air strike
  • Senior ISIS leader Abu Nabil killed in Libya by U.S. air strike
  • Senior ISIS leader Mohammed Emwazi (Jihadi John) killed in Syria by U.S. drone strike
  • Senior ISIS leader Abu Nabil killed in Libya by U.S. air strike
  • Seventy hostages held by ISIS in Iraq rescued after joint operation with Iraqi soldiers and US special forces