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Here Are the Real Commitments of Obama's ISIS Coalition

David Francis
Here Are the Real Commitments of Obama's ISIS Coalition
Here Are the Real Commitments of Obama's ISIS Coalition

President Obama’s efforts to form a coalition got a boost last week when ten Arab nations signed the Jeddah Communiqué, formally making them part of the effort to fight the Islamic State (ISIS) in Iraq and Syria.

But while the agreement is a positive step for the president, the actual commitments made by these nations are limited, and much is still unknown about what they’re willing to do. Below is a breakdown of who has committed what in the fight against ISIS.

Related: What ISIS Really Wants (Besides Your Head)

Nation

Use of Bases

Money

Airstrikes

Humanitarian Asistance

Weapons

Troops

Training

Stop ISIS Funding

Stop Influx of Foreign Fighters

United States

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

No

Yes

Yes

Yes

Britain

NA

Unknown

No

Yes

Yes

Unknown

Unknown

Yes

Yes

France

NA

Unknown

Yes

Yes

Unknown

Unknown

Unknown

Yes

yes

Germany

NA

Unknown

No

Yes

Yes

Unknown

Unknown

Yes

Yes

Saudi Arabia

Yes

Unknown

Unknown

Yes

Unknown

Unknown

Unknown

Yes

Yes

Turkey

No

Unknown

Unknown

Unknown

Unknown

Unknown

Unknown

Unknown

Unknown

Jordan

Unknown

Unknown

Unknown

Yes

Unknown

Unknown

Unknown

Yes

Yes

Egypt

Unknown

Unknown

Unknown

Yes

Unknown

Unknown

Unknown

Yes

Yes

Iraq

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Lebenon

Unknown

Unknown

Unknown

Yes

Unknown

Unknown

Unknown

Yes

Yes

Bahrain

Unknown

Unknown

Unknown

Yes

Unknown

Unknown

Unknown

Yes

Yes

Kuwait

Unknown

Unknown

Unknown

Yes

Unknown

Unknown

Unknown

Yes

Yes

Oman

Unknown

Unknown

Unknown

Yes

Unknown

Unknown

Unknown

Yes

Yes

Qatar

Unknown

Unknown

Unknown

Yes

Unknown

Unknown

Unknown

Yes

Yes

United Arab Emirates

Unknown

Unknown

Unknown

Yes

Unknown

Unknown

Unknown

Yes

Yes

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