It’s been kind of a week, you know? But don’t go anywhere yet, because something crazy seems to have happened just outside of Aleppo:
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Massive explosions coming from…
Maybe they’ll be wearing loafers or floating above the ground or something:
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Another 560 U.S. troops are being sent to Iraq, Defense Secretary Ash Carter said Monday during a visit to the Iraqi capital — the latest increase in a troop cap that will now go from 4,087 to 4,647.
Last August, the leaders of the two dominant factions (the “Sudan People’s Liberation Movement,” SPLM, and the “Sudan People’s Liberation Movement in Opposition,” SPLM-IO) in South Sudan’s almost two-year long civil war, President Salva Kiir and once-and-future Vice President Riek Machar, … 735 more words
In comparison with their brethren in Iraq, Syria, and Turkey, you rarely hear much about Iran’s Kurdish population, but in terms of sheer numbers (i.e., not as a percent of their country’s population) there are more Kurds in Iran than in Syria and maybe even in Iraq (estimates aren’t very consistent and there’s probably some cross-border back-and-forth that would affect any count). 980 more words