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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. "

Gen Khalifa Haftar in apparent good health

BREAKING: Commander of Libyan National Army (#LNA), Gen. #Haftar is well & he is back to #Benghazi. Rumours about his death weren't true. Good news for people of #Libya & bad news for Muslim brotherhood, #AlQaeda, #ISIL/ #Daesh & other … Continue reading

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Sharif: “aliens”, the military, to blame

While no-one is suggesting the army wants to outright seize power again, PML-N insiders say Sharif’s relationship with the generals is in tatters and accuse shadowy military networks of working with the judiciary to weaken the party. Sharif on Thursday … Continue reading

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IS too beneficial to Assad, allowing him to appear as lesser of two evils

  “We remain concerned for any that are moving onto the western Euphrates River, where ISIS retains some freedom of action, as their regimes seem either unwilling or unable to effectively deal and finally defeat ISIS on the west of … Continue reading

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French in Manbij from Army Times

the U.S. troops are seen in Oshkosh M-ATVs and regular Humvees, while their French counterparts appear to be driving Nexter Aravis infantry mobility vehicles. Additionally, one of the French trucks is spotted with a satellite communications antenna flared out on … Continue reading

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U.S. in Yemen:“limited non-combat support, such as intelligence sharing”

Twelve Green Berets were deployed to the border in December 2017 “helping locate and destroy” training sites and missiles of the Houthis. The operation includes “limited non-combat support, such as intelligence sharing,” according to Major Adrian Rankine-Galloway. There are also … Continue reading

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Syria: U.S. to Liberate Hajin, Middle Euphrates Valley

The U.S. will ensure a strong and lasting footprint in #Syria such that #ISIS cannot return and those liberated are not exploited by the Assad regime or its Iranian supporters. We remain committed to the Geneva process and a political … Continue reading

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Drones to Greece?

      American Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV), or drones, are expected to start operating at the Larissa Air Force base within the month of May, after nearly five years of diplomatic and military discussions.   [April 16 Not used in … Continue reading

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