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Day 3- Allies vs “allies” and no one is winning

We are now entering day 3 of Turkey advancing into Syria.  Both sides are experiencing costly losses and still, the battle rages on.  On Friday, the US said they were pulling out of Northeast Syria and subsequently, Turkey stated they would begin to enter Syria supposedly to help “neutralize” ISIS/ISIL threats. Well, from what we …

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VIDEO: US Sets Bombing Record Against ISIS in August

According to US Air Forces Central Command data, the US-led coalition fighting ISIS in Iraq and Afghanistan has dropped 5,075 bombs during close-air-support, escort, or interdiction operations in August alone. http://www.americangrit.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/record-bombings.mp4 That total was the highest of any month during the three-year campaign against the terrorist group. Each of first eight months of 2017 has …

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[Opinion] On Brian Williams: Choose Your Rage Wisely.

Brian Williams has been criticized for describing the images of missile launches toward Syria as “beautiful” on his MSNBC spot. Not the strike itself. Not the suffering of Syrians. The images of rockets launching. During an on-air segment, Williams showed video taken from U.S. Navy vessels as they launched missiles that would ultimately strike a …

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Kurdish Forces in Iraq Attacked by Explosive-Laden Drones

Terrorist groups in Iraq and Syria have begun weaponizing store-bought drones for use against coalition forces in Iraq and Syria, the Pentagon said on Wednesday. Both French and Kurdish forces were attacked in northern Iraq recently.  Air Force spokesman Col. John Dorrian said an improvised explosive device on a drone exploded after it was retrieved by …

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Russia Expanding Controversial Syrian Naval Base

Russia will soon expand its naval facility in the Syrian city of Tartus into a permanent base. “In Syria we will have a permanent naval base in Tartus,” said deputy defence minister Nikolai Pankov.  “The corresponding documents have been drafted. Currently they are in the process of inter-departmental coordination.” The comments came during a meeting …

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ISIS No. 2 Commander Killed in Syria

The Islamic State says its No.2 commander in all of its territories has been killed by a precision strike near Al-Bab, a Syrian town near the Turkish border. Abu Muhammed Al-Adnani was the Islamic State’s charismatic director of external operations and was in charge of most of its propaganda.  He topped the United States’ kill list …

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