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Syrian War Daily – 17th of May 2019

Hello and welcome to the 792nd installment of the SWD.

Military events/news are listed below by the governorates: 306 more words

Military Updates

How Richard Holbrooke Represented America’s Best and Worst Impulses

Richard Holbrooke was a long-serving diplomat whose life spanned the period of America’s dominance in the world. He served as an advisor in Vietnam, an ambassador to Germany, an assistant secretary of state, and, late in his career, the U.S. 412 more words

Afghanistan

Buttigieg wields his military credentials: 'It's not like I killed Bin Laden,' but it was dangerous

Pete Buttigieg wields his military service as both a sword and a shield in his race for the White House. Whether he’s reassuring voters about his experience for office or quieting… 1,290 more words

National/World News

Eight Militant killed in Afghanistan NATO drone strike

Kabul: Eight militants were killed in a drone attack by NATO-led alliance forces in eastern province Nangarhar in Afghanistan. Afghan Army Core Seal released the statement on Friday and said that in the Khogayani district, eight IS terrorists were killed in the drone air strike of coalition forces, including the local commander of the ISI, Abu Azar. 76 more words

World News

And what of international law?

Of what use is international law? Does it mean anything, or is it simply a nice phrase which keeps fools warm? It is 52 years since the most blatant land grab (The 67 War), some 40 since the US and Co. 1,315 more words

Empire by Terror, Afghanistan to Syria: Brzezinksi's al Qaeda Doctrine

Proxy local militias and takfiri terrorists provided the foundation for Redirection, directly evolved from Brzezinski’s ideas on soft-power.
— Read on theduran.com/empire-by-terror-afghanistan-to-syria-brzezinksis-al-qaeda-doctrine/

United States

Syrian War Daily – 16th of May 2019

Hello and welcome to the 791st installment of the SWD.

Military events/news are listed below by the governorates: 386 more words

Military Updates