Forward one year past Obama, and Donald Trump looks like a White Barack Obama in disguise.
Read it later Source: NPR – by Mark Katkov (Pentagon Says It’s Staying In Syria, Even Though ISIS Appears Defeated) Raqqa, the de facto capital of the Islamic State, is taken and in ruins. U.S. troops and civilian aid workers are in the Syrian city, helping local officials restore basic
Read it later Source: The National (43 members of US congress urge Tillerson to counter Iran in Syria) In parallel with a visit this week by US national security officials to Israel to discuss Tel Aviv’s concerns over the US-Russia de-escalation deal and Iran’s presence in South Syria, a bipartisan
Read it later Syria’s state-run news agency SANA says Bashar al-Assad and a visiting Iranian official, speaking for supreme leader Ali Khamenei, have vowed to defend their national interests amid rising regional tensions. Iran has occupied four Arab capitals during the era of Barack Obama. With this visit to plot,