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Tuesday, June 9, 2015 - 06:47
Not all the members of the Ukrainian ultranationalist militias the U.S. is training have SS tattoos, and not all espouse fascism. But enough do to be worrisome.
Monday, June 1, 2015 - 08:13
A centerpiece of the U.S. war plan against ISIS is in danger of collapsing. A key rebel commander and his men are ready to ready to pull out in frustration of the U.S. program to train a rebel army to beat back the terror group in Syria, The Daily Beast has learned. The issue: the American government's demand that the rebels can't use any of their newfound battlefield prowess or U.S.-provided weaponry against the army of Bashar al-Assad.
Wednesday, May 20, 2015 - 08:16
Not only is no one being held responsible for the decision to construct a huge building in Afghanistan that was never used, the Pentagon says it would do the same thing all over again.
Monday, May 11, 2015 - 07:42
Former Congressman Robert Wexler says the election in Kazakhstan was open and fair. The author of the article discusses the autocratic regime in Kazakhstan and questions congressman's statement.
Thursday, May 7, 2015 - 05:58
A press statement from the White House last week said the U.S. leader gave the support to help shore up the security of the three French-speaking African nations that share borders with Nigeria. But the United States did not include Nigeria, which is at the center of the five-year war on Boko Haram.
Thursday, April 23, 2015 - 06:54
The U.S. military presented evidence that it was beating back the so-called Islamic State but it doesn't even count coalition setbacks.
Monday, April 20, 2015 - 07:14
A group of 23 lawmakers is urging President Obama to allow the U.S. Air Force to lend drones to Jordan. “The request, if approved, would ensure Jordan is able to quickly acquire this much-needed advanced capability as it confronts” ISIS.
Monday, March 2, 2015 - 06:57
The Syrian rebel group Harakat al-Hazm, one of the White House’s most trusted militias fighting President Bashar al-Assad, collapsed Sunday, with activists posting a statement online from frontline commanders saying they are disbanding their units and folding them into brigades aligned with a larger Islamist insurgent alliance distrusted by Washington.
Thursday, February 19, 2015 - 06:58
Two longtime allies are attacking ISIS—and growing frustrated with one another. That’s good news for the so-called Islamic State.
Wednesday, February 11, 2015 - 06:39
Washington and Damascus are not coordinating their battle plans against the so-called Islamic State at any official level, but a de facto deal between them is increasingly obvious.