Middle East update: July 6 2018

SYRIA While there may be some mopping up to be done, Daraa province is now back in Bashar al-Assad's hands. Rebels there agreed on Friday to surrender their medium and heavy weapons and to either give up fighting or be relocated to Idlib province. As a result, the Syrian government regained control over its important … Continue reading Middle East update: July 6 2018

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Middle East update: April 11 2018

SYRIA https://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/status/984022625440747520 I'm definitely not in the business of trying to predict when the US (and whoever else decides to participate) is going to start bombing Syrian government targets, but I think it's worth noting that the Carrier Strike Group led by the USS Harry S. Truman just left Norfolk on Wednesday for "a regularly scheduled … Continue reading Middle East update: April 11 2018