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Publishing on the Web is a fairly iterative process. ...NYT The problem is that everyone has a different heroic truth-teller, because we’re all preoccupied by different bullshit. William Davies, Guardian ...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. "

Libya:Haftar to control entire onshore oil?

Mahmoud Jabril, Ali Tarhouni, Libyan rebel Interim National Council takes shape. Qatar markets rebel oil, Continue reading

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Manbij Syria: cannot allow ISIS to gain momentum

Here's the release from US Central Command confirming US fatalities in Syria. Thoughts w/ their families & friends. pic.twitter.com/zsBisrPwDF — Andrew deGrandpre (@adegrandpre) January 16, 2019 U.S. service members were killed during an explosion while conducting a routine patrol in … Continue reading

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Blackwater to Syria?

Private military contractors could replace US troops withdrawing from Syria, Blackwater founder Erik Prince has suggested. The former security firm chief said contractors could protect US allies and counter Iranian influence after the US leaves the country, he told Fox … Continue reading

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Syria: playing with fire on Twitter

Spoke w/ President Erdogan of Turkey to advise where we stand on all matters including our last two weeks of success in fighting the remnants of ISIS, and 20 mile safe zone. Also spoke about economic development between the U.S. … Continue reading

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Pompeo: expel every last Iranian boot” from Syria

  Michael R. Pompeo, Secretary of State, The American University in Cairo, Cairo, Egypt January 10, 2019 declared that the U.S. would “use diplomacy and work with our partner to expel every last Iranian boot” from Syria. And he promised … Continue reading

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U.S. convoy withdraws from Rmeilan, Syria to Iraq

A convoy of about 10 armored vehicles, in addition to some trucks, pulled out from Syria’s northeastern town of Rmeilan into Iraq. Foreign Minister of France Jean-Yves Le Drian, as to French troops in Syria, said they would leave when … Continue reading

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Turkey v SDF in Manbij

“Before us we have Manbij on one side and the east of the Euphrates on the other,” Turkey’s Chief of the General Staff Hulusi Akar said in a speech to military personnel at a brigade command center in the province … Continue reading

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