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Putin unloads on ‘ally of the terrorists’ Turkey

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Here are some excerpt from Russian President Vladimir #Putin on #Turkey’s downing of an Su-24 attack aircraft earlier today. To quote the great Fred Thompson, “This business will get out of control and we&8217;ll be lucky to live through it.” Read more: http://twitchy.com/2015/11/24/putin-unloads-on-ally-of-the-terrorists-turkey-calls-downing-of-jet-a-stab-in-the-back/

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Syrian Opposition’s Dreams Of Anti-Aircraft Weapons From U.S. Might Have Ended With Flight MH17

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“Do you want the Manpad that you supplied to the opposition to be the one that shot down the Malaysian airplane?” View this image › Rebel fighters in Aleppo Hosam Katan / Reuters ISTANBUL — The day after Malaysian Airlines Flight 17 was shot down in #Ukraine, with news of the tragedy still sinking in, […]

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‘Peak Obama doctrine’: Cuba reportedly in Syria helping Putin, Assad

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A few years ago, Hillary Clinton was overseas offering a #reset button to the Russians, and this summer the White House was trumpeting their “historic” reestablishment of diplomatic relations with #Cuba and reopening an embassy in Havana (where John Kerry felt &8220;very much at home&8221;). How are those initiatives working out? Way to go, Smart […]

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New Evidence Suggests That ISIS Has Moved On To Chemical Warfare

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A Middle East watchdog has obtained photos suggesting that the #Islamic State is using #chemical weapons against Syrian #Kurds. The pictures are of three victims attacked in the region of Kobani last July, HuffPost reports, one month after the group seized an Iraqi compound where Saddam Hussein used to make chemical weapons. The photos, obtained […]

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Turkey’s “Cold War” With ISIS May Be Warming

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#Turkey’s surprise military operation in #Syria this weekend highlighted its precarious balancing act with the ISIS militants dug in along its border. View this image › A Turkish tank before a military operation inside Syria late Feb. 21. Stringer/Turkey / Reuters ISTANBUL — Turkey’s decision to launch a surprise military operation into Syria this weekend […]

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Syria’s Assad Will Run for President in June

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Syrian President Bashar Assad during a meeting with his Iranian counterpart Mahmoud Ahmadinejad at the presidency in Tehran, Iran on on Aug. 19, 2009.Image: Vahid Salemi, File/Associated Press It was never really in doubt, but now it’s official. #syria‘s current president, Bashar al-Assad, announced on Monday that he will be a candidate in the June […]

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Hillary Clinton Stays Out Of The Foreign Policy Fray

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Clinton has tiptoed around a series of major national security developments, even as Republicans have targeted her record. “It’s a challenging position.” View this image › Olivier Douliery / MCT In the last year, as crises overseas have tested U.S. foreign policy — from #egypt to #syria to Ukraine — the nation’s former top diplomat […]

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