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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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Syria: French troops at Deir Ezzor

US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said Thursday, April 26, that French special operations forces arrived in Syria over the past two weeks to help boost US-led efforts against the Islamic State group. “You’ll see increased operations on the Iraqi side … Continue reading

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JASSM-ER first employed in strike on Damascus and Homs

The JASSM-ER was first employed during the 14 April 2018 bombing of Damascus and Homs. Two B-1 bombers fired a total of 19 JASSM-ERs as part of strikes against three Syrian government chemical weapons targets [August 21 2017 MQ-1 Predator … Continue reading

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Pick off Bakr al-Baghdadi’s mid-level and senior commanders

  “And I’ll also tell you this. With — you know, as far as al-Baghdadi, the leader of ISIS, and his henchmen, you know, his senior commanders to facilitate what’s going on, I look at it out here like a … Continue reading

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Syria: Russians there “for various reasons” casualties – foreign ministry

Relations between the Russian mercenaries in Syria — it is thought there are more than 2,000 of them — and the government in Moscow have been tense for some time. The fighters claim they are being used as cannon fodder, … Continue reading

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Badakhshan province B-52 strike

KABUL, Afghanistan (February 6, 2018) – U.S. forces conducted air operations to strike Taliban training facilities in Badakhshan province, preventing the planning and rehearsal of terrorist acts near the border with China and Tajikistan. The strikes also destroyed stolen Afghan … Continue reading

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Idlib Syria: whose manpad shot down Russian jet?

Orient News, an opposition media outlet, claimed that the Russian jet was shot down with an Igla anti-aircraft missile, a shoulder-fired weapon which can be carried by a single man. Nations still sell MANPADs to clients with bad international reputations. … Continue reading

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