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Thomas Sorlie - JPC
(International Affairs Analyst - The Jasmine Planet Consortium - Dept of Defense, VoA, Emory, al-Hura TV. #MENA #Africa #Turkey #Beşiktaş)
(Reuters) - Iran-backed militias deployed snipers on Baghdad rooftops during the Iraq's deadliest anti-government protests in years, two Iraqi security officials told Reuters. The deployment of militia fighters, which has not been previously…
The Washington Post
Michael Birnbaum, Shane Harris, John Hudson
– Oct 16, 4:10 PM
The State Department also has allocated more than $100,000 for an “alternate” residence for Sondland for September and October, while work is performed. Sondland, a hotel developer and major Trump fundraiser who had no diplomacy…
Wall Street Journal
– Oct 16, 2:54 AM
ISTANBUL—Turkey rejected a U.S. call for an immediate cease-fire in northeast Syria, pressing ahead with its military offensive as senior Trump administration officials rushed to Ankara to try to resolve fighting triggered by the withdrawal…
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan put US President Donald Trump's letter 'in the bin', the BBC has been told. In the letter dated 9 October, and sent after US troops were pulled out of Syria, Mr Trump told Mr Erdogan: 'Don't be a tough guy.
WASHINGTON (AP) — He said she's a third-rate politician. She said he's having a meltdown. And with that President Donald Trump and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi chalked up the latest explosive meeting that ended abruptly with a walkout at the…