Battling ISIS- Where the other Countries Stands

IS has been a headache for all the peace loving countries in the world. In Middle East they are a threat to all the established democratic structure also. US tied up many nations to battle with IS. US basically formed the coalition for air strike on ISIS but later they started helping Kurdish Peshmarga forces to battle IS on ground. Many nations are under threat of IS invasion ofcourse, let’s have an idea which country stands where in the fight against IS in th world. The lightning ascent of Islamic State (IS), the jihadist militant group that has seized expansive parts of Syria and Iraq, has sent shockwaves around the district and past.

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The US has gathered a coalition to battle IS, however longstanding animosities and an effectively complex circumstance in the Middle East mean shaping practical partnerships will be a long way from direct. Here is a glance at where countries stand-

Saudi Arabia

Local Sunni power Saudi Arabia took an interest in or bolstered US-drove military activity against IS focuses in Syria, launched interestingly on 23 September,according to the US safeguard ministry Riyadh likewise consented to a US ask for to give a base to train moderate Syrian rebel forces. The kingdom has been a key supporter of the rebels, including hardline Islamist groups, however it has rejected an Iranian allegation that it has specifically bolstered IS. In any case, rich Saudis have sent gifts to the group and nearly 2,500 Saudi men have set out to Syria to battle.

The Saudi powers are worried that IS will move Saudi jihadists to challenge the government’s authenticity and try to oust it. In July, Riyadh conveyed 30,000 troops to bulk up security along its border with Iraq, and the next month facilitated Iran’s appointee foreign minister as the two territorial opponents consented to co-work.


Jordan, a staunch US associate, said it had joined the US and a few Gulf Arab states in doing air strikes on IS militants in Syria on 23 September to guarantee the dependability and security of its borders.

A government representative said it made a move so as to pre-empt risk before it touched base in our nation, and that he trusted the Jordanian open would comprehend the need to prevent the jihadist group before it got to be dynamic in Jordan.

The Saudi government had before facilitated a global meeting at which local states pledged to “do their offer” to battle IS. IS has debilitated to separate Jordan’s borders and the group appreciates the backing of a developing number of individuals in the kingdom, some of whom arranged showings in the southern town of Maan in June. More than 2,000 Jordanian subjects are accepted to have set out to Syria to battle in the previous three years.

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Before launching the air strikes on IS, the Jordanian military had multiplied its military vicinity along the border with Iraq. The killing of Jordanian pilot Moaz al-Kasasbeh, caught in December 2014, seems to have fortified the government’s resolve to tackle the militants, with King Abdullah II saying his demise would not be futile and promising a “serious reaction”.


Local Shia power Iran has seen IS – which views Shia as apostates who ought to be killed – development to inside of 25 miles (40km) of its border.

In spite of the fact that Iran remains on the inverse side of a significant part of the universal group over Syria, it has called for co-operation against IS. It has contacted its opponent Saudi Arabia – the main Sunni power – and chose not to see to US activities in Iraq, which it has verifiably restricted.

In Iraq, the Iranians themselves have assumed a key part in countering IS. Revolutionary Guards have prompted Iraqi security forces, Iranian pilots have done air strikes, and Iranian-upheld Shia local army have been activated. Iran says it has likewise been sending weapons and guides to Iraqi Kurdistan. Likewise, Tehran joined Washington in withdrawing backing for Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri Maliki in August.

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US Secretary of State John Kerry restricted Iran’s participation at a universal gathering in Paris in September on helping the new Iraqi government battle IS, yet focused on that he was still arranged to talk about Iraq and Syria with the Iranians. Iranian authorities in the interim demanded that they had rejected numerous welcomes by the US to join the coalition.


The previous Shia-supported government of Nouri Maliki underestimated Iraq’s Sunni group, making conditions which helped the extremist Sunni IS come to unmistakable quality.

At the point when IS overran the northern city of Mosul in June before moving southwards, Mr Maliki asked for US air strikes. Then again, US President Barack Obama said further military help was subject to a comprehensive government being shaped.

In September, Mr Maliki moved to one side and another Iraqi government was named. The following period of US help will reportedly include an escalated push to train, prompt and prepare the Iraqi military, Kurdish Peshmerga warriors and Sunni tribesmen willing to betray IS.

It is not clear how new Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi will manage the Shia militiamen who have ceased IS coming to Baghdad. Some have been blamed for working outside of the state’s control and completing response assaults against Sunnis.

Toward the end of August, Mr Abadi pledged to revamp the Iraqi armed force and to make another “national guard organization” displayed on the Sunni Sahwa (Awakening) boards that fought al-Qaeda nearby US troops.


Since the begin of the uprising against his tenet in March 2011, President Bashar al-Assad has over and over cautioned of the danger of Islamist extremists to Syria and the more extensive locale.

Western powers at first rejected Mr Assad’s depiction of his adversaries as “terrorists”, however turned out to be progressively concerned by the ascent of IS and al-Qaeda’s offshoot, al-Nusra Front.

In spite of the fact that they now recognize that IS can’t be beaten without assaulting its fortresses in Syria, despite everything they need Mr Assad out of force and are hesitant to co-work with him.

On 10 September, Mr Obama declared he had approved air strikes in Syria, regardless of concerns over their lawfulness, the danger of Syria’s air guard framework, and the way that they may advantage Mr Assad. Rather, Mr Obama said he would depend on Syrian rebels to take the battle to IS and influenced the US Congress to approve an arrangement to train and prepare moderate groups.


The Syrian foreign ministry said it was given development cautioning of the US-drove air strikes on IS focuses on its domain on 23 September, expressing it bolstered worldwide endeavors at “battling terrorism”.

United Arab Emirates

The UAE was reported to have offered its air power to assault IS positions in Iraq before it took an interest in the military activity in Syria in September.

It is intensely contradicted to Islamist groups in the district and is accepted to have launched air strikes on Islamist-united state army in Libya from bases in Egypt in August.

In any case, US authorities have told the BBC that the UAE suspended its association in the strikes after the Jordanian pilot was caught.


Qatar was another Gulf state to take an interest in or support the US-drove military activity against IS in Syria. The emirate is the area of Al Udeid Air Base, a profoundly ordered US office from which all assault and reconnaissance missions in the district are co-ordinated by US Central Command (CentCom).

The Qatari government has been compelled to over and again deny allegations from Iraq’s Shia leaders that it gave monetary backing to IS. Be that as it may, well off people in the emirate are accepted to have made gifts and the government has given cash and weapons to hardline Islamist groups in Syria.

Doha is likewise accepted to have connections to the al-Nusra Front, an al-Qaeda partner. Since IS launched its operation in northern Iraq in June, the Qatari powers are reported to have repaired relations with other Gulf states who blamed it for intruding in their affairs.


Bahrain has likewise taken an interest in or bolstered the US-drove military activity against IS in Syria. The kingdom has the central station of the US Navy’s Fifth Fleet, which is in charge of maritime forces in the Gulf, Red Sea, Arabian Sea and parts of the Indian Ocean.


Turkey is energetic to thrash IS, which has progressed into domain along its borders with Syria and Iraq. On the other hand, it avoided marking a dispatch that submitted various Middle Eastern states to take “suitable” news measures to counter IS, disappointing US authorities.

Ankara’s reaction has been reportedly restrained out of sympathy toward the 49 Turkish subjects abducted by the jihadist group in Mosul in June. Be that as it may, they were discharged in September taking after a “mystery salvage operation” by Turkish knowledge.

Turkey has offered to permit helpful and logistical operations from Nato air bases on its dirt. The powers have additionally endeavored to stem the move through Turkish region of jihadists needing to join IS. Turkey has been a standout amongst the most vocal commentators of President Assad and it turned into the essential course into Syria for foreigners needing to battle nearby the rebels. Since the beginning of the year, more than 450 foreigners have been confined or extradited and Turkish security forces have tried to close sneaking courses.

Leader Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said Turkey’s military is additionally taking a shot at arrangements to set up a “cradle zone” along its borders.

Turkey is on edge that weapons sent by Western countries to Iraqi Kurdish Peshmerga forces don’t wind up in the hands of the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) – assigned a terrorist group by Ankara, the US and EU – which has joined the battle against IS in northern Iraq. At the point when IS progressed on the Syrian Kurdish town of Kobane in September, police conflicted with Turkish Kurds who needed to cross the border to help their brethren.

Other Arab states

Egypt, Kuwait, and Oman joined Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Qatar, Bahrain, Iraq, Jordan and Lebanon in marking a dispatch at a meeting in Jeddah that pronounced their common duty to stand united against the danger postured by all terrorism. They promised to give military backing and helpful guide, and to end the stream of trusts and foreign members to IS.

This is a comparative study on the present circumstances there in middle east where Super Power US tied up some nations to diminish IS `strongholds so that peace can come over this region. One after another disturbance has been prevailing there since US started operation Iraqi freedom. After they left Iraq, ISIS came in action. Since then it has been going on.

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