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 Source: The Guardian – by Patrick Wintour (Netanyahu says he will not let Iran take strategic control inside Syria) Israeli PM’s remarks suggest he is prepared for confrontation to ensure Iran is not a beneficiary of end to Syria civil war Netanyahu says he will not allow