Monthly Archives: January 2018

YPG in Afrin region no affiliation with global coalition

“Our partnership with the SDF is limited in scope to operations to defeat ISIS,   Kurdish forces that are engaged with Turkish forces near the Afrin region do not have any affiliation with the global coalition whatsoever,” Pentagon spokesperson Adrian Rankine-Galloway … Continue reading

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Syria: U.S. aggressive operations “to achieve decisive results quickly”

Trump has green-lighted aggressive operations “to achieve decisive results quickly” and given his military commanders more freedom in their moves against the Islamic State, Rex Tillerson U.S. Secretary of State said, speaking in California at Stanford University’s Hoover Institution. Mr … Continue reading

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Libya: United Nations urges all Libyan actors to work for elections now

The Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs, Jeffrey Feltman, is traveling to Libya and Tunisia from 9 to 12 January 2018.   Embarking on the visit, Mr. Feltman said: “The United Nations urges all Libyan actors to engage in earnest in an inclusive … Continue reading

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