Monthly Archives: December 2017

Syria: “We’ve got no intention to operate in areas that are currently held by the regime”

“We’ve got no intention to operate in areas that are currently held by the regime,” British army Maj. Gen. Felix Gedney, deputy commander for strategy and support at Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve. In Syria, the coalition is … Continue reading

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Libya: US drones hit IS outposts in al-Fuqaha

On Nov. 17 and 19, US drones hit two IS outposts in the central town of al-Fuqaha. Forces under the banner of Al-Bunyan Al-Marsous (BAM) from Misrata — defeated IS in the southern city of Sirte in December 2016. US … Continue reading

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Peshmerga:conventional coalition elements are with them doing advise and assist

After a cracking 6 months delivering training to #Peshmerga and #Iraqi Army, we have now handed over to @2_SCOTS, and are on our way home. The lads have been amazing; their efforts have done much in the fight to #DefeatDaesh. … Continue reading

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Special Ops Afghanistan enabled or advised 2,175 ground ops

From June 1 to Nov. 24, troops assigned to Special Operations Joint Task Force-Afghanistan enabled or advised 2,175 ground operations and 261 kinetic strikes in support of the Afghan Special Security Forces. Dec. 15, 2017 Enhancing Security and Stability in … Continue reading

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Bakr al-Baghdadi in Tharthar basin desert?

Regional officials say Bakr al-Baghdadi has returned to a tract of land between the Tharthar basin and the desert, nearer to where it all began for the now diminished leader and his downsized terror group, next to the Sunni Anbar … Continue reading

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Quetta violence threatens CPEC

QUETTA, Pakistan/ISLAMABAD (Reuters) – Two suicide bombers stormed a packed Christian church in southwestern Pakistan on December 17, killing at least nine people and wounding up to 56. Violence in Baluchistan has fueled concern about security for projects in the … Continue reading

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Blackwater spy network for U.S.?

Executive Office figures are considering a set of proposals developed by Blackwater founder Erik Prince and a retired CIA officer — with assistance from Oliver North, a key figure in the Iran-Contra scandal — to provide CIA Director Mike Pompeo … Continue reading

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