The Hunt: The Operation to retake Raqqa from ISIS begins

WASHINGTON — The U.S. led coalition has announced that the operation to retake Raqqa in Syria from ISIS, has begun. But there’s still some unfinished business in Iraq.

In this week’s edition of The Hunt, Col. Ryan Dillon, spokesman for Operation Inherent Resolve says the coalition and Iraqi forces  have trapped ISIS’ remaining fighters in a relatively small space.

May 23, 2024 | Iraq's unfinished business (WTOP's JJ Green speaks with Col. Ryan Dillon)

Editor’s note: This story has been updated to correct the spelling of Col. Ryan Dillon’s name.

J.J. Green

JJ Green is WTOP's National Security Correspondent. He reports daily on security, intelligence, foreign policy, terrorism and cyber developments, and provides regular on-air and online analysis. He is also the host of two podcasts: Target USA and Colors: A Dialogue on Race in America.

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