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U.S. troops, DoD civilians in Mid East

A Freedom of information request has been filed after Pentagon stopped publishing troop levels for Afghanistan, Iraq and Syria. “The United States Government and all its institutions represent and are accountable to the American people,” said the former defence secretary … Continue reading

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Burkina Faso: spillover of jihadist violence

Suspected jihadists killed nearly 20 civilians in an attack overnight February 2 2020 on the northern Burkina Faso village of Bani, Seno province. “The attackers, heavily armed and on motorbikes, literally executed the local inhabitants,” [November 9 2019] Gunmen in … Continue reading

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

Donald Trump appeared on Saturday to confirm the death of Qassim al-Rimi, the leader of al-Qaeda in Yemen. Rimi, 41 and the leader of al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula, or AQAP, is believed to have been killed in a drone … Continue reading

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