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About huecri

Publishing on the Web is a fairly iterative process. ...NYT ...Not too long ago, reporters were the guardians of scarce facts delivered at an appointed time to a passive audience. Today we are the managers of an overabundance of information and content, discovered, verified and delivered in partnership with active communities. summer 2012 issue of Nieman Reports from Harvard, --- THE FIX by Chris Cillizza, WAPO blogger, quoting Matt Drudge: “We have entered an era vibrating with the din of small voices,” he said in the speech. “Every citizen can be a reporter.” Later, he added: “The Net gives as much voice to a 13 year old computer geek like me as to a CEO or Speaker of the House. "

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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Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi captured in Iraq, now on U.S. base in Syria?

US forces have captured ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi and he’s now held at one of the US bases in Syria.    According to the report, al-Baghdadi was captured in Iraq, then transferred to the US base in Syria’s Ras … Continue reading

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Syria: Jarrard: query how long we will be there supporting the SDF

  “Current estimates are that there are less than 3,000 #Daesh fighters left – they still remain a threat, but we will continue to support our partner forces to defeat them,” U.S. Army Colonel Ryan Dillon tweeted, using an Arabic … 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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 Saleh dead: Yemen explained 2017

      Sources in the Houthi militia said its fighters stopped Saleh’s armored vehicle with an RPG rocket outside the embattled capital Sanaa and then shot him dead. Sources in Saleh’s party confirmed he died in an attack on … Continue reading

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Hazimiyoun: a return to the Near Enemy after ISIS?

In the attack on the Rawda mosque near the northern Sinai town of Bir al Abed, followers of an ultra-extremist IS faction known as “Hazimiyoun” played a role, observers suspect, or were behind the mosque attack. Detained Egyptian IS suspects … Continue reading

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U.S. support to Kurds to prevent ISIS from returning ‘adjusted’

November 27. “Consistent with our previous policy, President Trump also informed President Erdogan [on November 24] of pending adjustments to the military support provided to our partners on the ground in Syria, now that the battle of Raqqa is complete … Continue reading

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