US tells anti-IS coalition to ‘keep eyes on prize’


Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, speaks during a press conference with Egyptian Foreign Minister, Sameh Shoukry after their meeting, at Tahrir Palace, in Cairo, Egypt, Monday, Feb. 12, 2018.

Members of a U.S.-led coalition fighting against the Islamic State group pose for a group photograph in Kuwait City, Kuwait, Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018. Members of the U.S.-led coalition group met Tuesday at Kuwait’s Bayan Palace as American officials are pressing their partners to refocus efforts, overcome rivalries and concentrate on the eradication from Iraq and Syria of the extremist group.

Bahrain’s Foreign Minister Khalid bin Ahmed Al Khalifa, left, speaks to Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop, right, in Kuwait City, Kuwait, Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018. Members of a U.S.-led coalition fighting against the Islamic State group met Tuesday at Kuwait’s Bayan Palace as American officials are pressing their partners to refocus efforts, overcome rivalries and concentrate on the eradication from Iraq and Syria of the extremist group.

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson prepares for a meeting of a U.S.-led coalition fighting against the Islamic State group in Kuwait City, Kuwait, Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018. Members of the U.S.-led coalition fighting against the Islamic State group met Tuesday at Kuwait’s Bayan Palace as American officials are pressing their partners to refocus efforts, overcome rivalries and concentrate on the eradication from Iraq and Syria of the extremist group.

Kuwaiti Foreign Minister Sabah Al Khalid Al Sabah prepares for a meeting of a U.S.-led coalition fighting against the Islamic State group in Kuwait City, Kuwait, Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018. Members of the U.S.-led coalition fighting against the Islamic State group met Tuesday at Kuwait’s Bayan Palace as American officials are pressing their partners to refocus efforts, overcome rivalries and concentrate on the eradication from Iraq and Syria of the extremist group.

European Union foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini prepares for a meeting of a U.S.-led coalition fighting against the Islamic State group in Kuwait City, Kuwait, Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018. Members of the U.S.-led coalition group met Tuesday at Kuwait’s Bayan Palace as American officials are pressing their partners to refocus efforts, overcome rivalries and concentrate on the eradication from Iraq and Syria of the extremist group.

Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop prepares for a meeting of a U.S.-led coalition fighting against the Islamic State group in Kuwait City, Kuwait, Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018. Members of the U.S.-led coalition fighting against the Islamic State group met Tuesday at Kuwait’s Bayan Palace as American officials are pressing their partners to refocus efforts, overcome rivalries and concentrate on the eradication from Iraq and Syria of the extremist group.

Members of a U.S.-led coalition fighting against the Islamic State group pose for a group photograph in Kuwait City, Kuwait, Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018. Members of the U.S.-led coalition group met Tuesday at Kuwait’s Bayan Palace as American officials are pressing their partners to refocus efforts, overcome rivalries and concentrate on the eradication from Iraq and Syria of the extremist group.


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