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“Whether this meant he was not the original issuer we cannot say.”

Saudi verdict: A number of high-ranking advisers to Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman were not found guilty. A public prosecutor said two top officials who were under investigation, former deputy intelligence chief Ahmed al Assiri and former royal adviser Saud … Continue reading

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Damascus at peace

This was the first summer since 2011 without the sound of fighting in Damascus. President Bashar al-Assad’s success in the war owes much to Russia, which entered the war on his side in 2015, and whose soldiers are now a … Continue reading

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Syria: U.S. has shut down aid to FSA

  The United States has supported the moderate mainstream FSA faction with millions of dollars worth of arms and paid monthly salaries to thousands of rebels in the course of the seven-year war under a military aid program run by … Continue reading

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Issa dumps documents on Benghazi CIA

House Oversight Committee Chairman Darrell Issa (R-CA) and Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-UT) posted 166 pages of sensitive but unclassified State Department communications related to Libya on the committee’s website. One cable names a local militia commander dishing dirt on the … Continue reading

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Musa Kusa helped US after WTC terrorist attacks, rebuffed by rebels

Moussa Koussa’s offer to use his experience to help rebuild Libya has been rebuffed by the new administration in Tripoli. September 8. The defection of Libya’s foreign minister, Musa Kusa, has been hailed as evidence that the military intervention is … Continue reading

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