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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. "

Ambush in Niger: French Mirage jets 104 miles from Green Berets

In Niger, France is said to operate four Mirage 2000 fighter jets and five Reaper drones for gathering intelligence.   France currently has five unarmed Reaper reconnaissance drones positioned in Niger’s capital Niamey.   A US private aviation contractor may have … Continue reading

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Yemen strike by U.S. Forces, Yakla and al-Abl in southern al-Bayda province 

New Yakla raid, which included helicopter gunships and armed Reaper drones, targeted al-Qaeda leaders.    U.S. forces killed dozens of ISIS members in a strike on two Islamic State of Iraq and Syria training camps today in Yemen’s al Bayda … Continue reading

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Idlib Syria: Turks and HTS against SFA and YPG plus FSA

The Turkish army is expanding its deployment in northwest Syria with the goal of encircling a Kurdish enclave and reining in Russian strikes in the Idlib border province under a deal to reduce clashes, rebels and witnesses said on October … Continue reading

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400 militants left near Raqqa

KOBANI, Syria (Reuters) – Islamic State fighters in the Syrian city of Raqqa are expected to fight to the death, but some local militants have surrendered recently as U.S.-backed forces close in on their last strongholds, a U.S. coalition spokesman … Continue reading

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Centcom donates Tucanos to Lebanon

🇺🇸 U. S. military donates two Super Tucanos to support the 🇱🇧 #Lebanese Air Force #LAF @usembassybeirut @LebarmyOfficial pic.twitter.com/gUHEF0k20T — U.S. Central Command (@CENTCOM) October 10, 2017 [March 24 2015 Lebanese University Tripoli urged to replace Christian director ]     Exams … Continue reading

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Syria: engagements against ISIS terrorists in Abu Kamal

  SOUTHWEST ASIA – On Oct. 9, Coalition military forces conducted 11 strikes consisting of 15 engagements against ISIS terrorists in Syria and Iraq.   In Syria, Coalition military forces •Near Abu Kamal, three strikes engaged an ISIS tactical unit, … Continue reading

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Iraqis capture Sunni town of Hawijah

    “The Coalition congratulates the Government of Iraq and the Iraqi Security Forces on their swift and decisive victory against ISIS in Hawijah Oct. 5″ said Lt. Gen. Paul E. Funk II, Commanding General of the Combined Joint Task … Continue reading

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