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U.S. troops, DoD civilians in Mid East

The Pentagon is employing 5,508 contractors in Iraq and Syria — 2,869 of whom are U.S. citizens, 760 of whom are locals and 109 are third country nationals — according to a quarterly report released in April.   In January, there … Continue reading

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Jaysh al-Islam (Army of Islam) leader Zahran Alloush now considers Damascus a “military zone”-

Heavy fighting is reported in and around the Syrian capital Damascus. On February 3, Jaysh al-Islam (Army of Islam) leader Zahran Alloush said his group now considered Damascus a “military zone”- the latest attacks on the capital were apparently carried … Continue reading

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The Gaddafi search is taking a different course [not here]

Hisham Buhagiar, coordinator of the hunt for Gaddafi, revealed the deposed leader had been in the southern town of Samnu a week ago, before moving to Ghadamis, 350 miles south-west of Tripoli. “There has been a fight between Tuareg tribesmen … Continue reading

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