Summary: H.R.1785 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (03/29/2017)

Comprehensive Strategy to Destroy ISIS Act of 2017

This bill directs the Department of Defense (DOD) and the Department of State to jointly develop and submit to Congress: (1) a strategy to destroy the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS) and its affiliates, (2) a biennial update of such strategy, and (3) a strategy to bring the civil war in Syria to a sustainable end.

The Office of the Director of National Intelligence shall submit to Congress an assessment of:

  • the willingness and capabilities of coalition members and allies to defeat ISIS with their own military assets;
  • the presence of ISIS or its affiliates in countries other than Syria, Iraq, Libya, Egypt, and Afghanistan;
  • preventing radicalization of citizens of regional countries by ISIS;
  • the number of foreign fighters joining ISIS and tactics to prevent further recruitment; and
  • significant U.S. intelligence gaps concerning ISIS and the ability to carry out a regional strategy to defeat it.