"We did a huge job in both Syria and Afghanistan, but Syria does not have the issue of territorial control, and in Syria the question is whether we can not guarantee ISIS does not," Cheney told CNN's Jake Tupper "State of the Union." "They did an extremely important job that you can do only there: providing air support, providing artillery support. Helping to work with the local forces to help really secure Isis's defeat, "she said for the US troops in the country.-It has to be a lasting defeat, so when you have a situation that we have now that you've seen the caliphate , as the president says, there will be a statement that the caliphate was 1
"The US Military Forces, our Coalition partners and Syrian democratic forces have freed almost all of the territory previously held by Isis in Syria and Iraq. It must be officially announced sometime next week that we will have 100% of the caliphate, "he said on Wednesday, adding that he wants" to wait for the official word. "