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'19Jan
14

Trump Announces Beginning of 'Long Overdue Pullout' of US Troops from Syria

Trump announced on his Twitter page that US troops in Syria are starting their pullout "while hitting the little remaining ISIS [Daesh*]' terrorists 'from many directions", adding that US "will attack again from ...
'19Jan
13

Graham Urges Trump: Reopen Gov’t Before Declaring National Emergency Over Border

Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) urged President Donald Trump to reopen the federal government for a short period to see if a deal can be reached with Democrats before declaring a national emergency over border...
'19Jan
13

White House asked Pentagon for military options against Iran, report says

U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton requested the Pentagon to provide Washington with military options to strike Iran after three mortars launched by Iran-affiliated militants fell near the U.S. Embassy in...
'19Jan
13

White House asked Pentagon for military options against Iran, report says

U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton requested the Pentagon to provide Washington with military options to strike Iran after three mortars launched by Iran-affiliated militants fell near the U.S. Embassy in...
'19Jan
13

Global disease-fighting fund must be replenished

The single most important public health measure of 2019 is the replenishment of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria. These three diseases, which currently kill around 2.5 million people per...
'19Jan
12

The government shutdown is hurting America’s diplomats — and diplomacy

As the partial government shutdown stretches on with no clear end in sight, it’s affecting US embassy staff around the world — and making it harder for the US to conduct diplomacy abroad.Many of the State...
'19Jan
12

U.S. starts withdrawing supplies, but not troops, from Syria

Washington • The U.S. military says it has started pulling equipment, but not troops, out of Syria as a first step in meeting President Donald Trump’s demand for a complete military withdrawal. The announcement...
'19Jan
12

The fateful issue in Sweden’s autumn election was nuclear weapons

Daniel Ellsberg, whistleblower and peace activist. Wikicommons/Christopher Michel. Some rights reserved.After long and hard negotiations to form a new government following the September elections, it now seems that...
'19Jan
12

US Navy Sends Warship Toward Syria Amid US's Expected Withdrawal - Reports

The US has sent the USS Kearsarge, an amphibious assault ship currently deployed in the Mediterranean, toward Syria, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing unnamed defence officials.The massive, Wasp-class vessel...
'19Jan
12

US begins withdrawing gear from Syria, but not troops

President Donald Trump last month claimed the Daesh terrorist group had been defeated in Syria and said all US troops were "coming back now," AFP reported. But in the weeks since he gave the order, and the Pentagon...

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