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  • Top US general warns of 'calculated' ISIS retreat from Syria

    The commander of U.S. troops in the Middle East warned against the "calculated" retreat of ISIS fighters from the last territory held by the group in eastern Syria.

    ABC News
  • Trump has 'classic case of male fears of inadequacy' on McCain: Retired general

    On Tuesday, retired general Lt. Col. Ralph Peters, did not hold back while criticizing the president during an interview with CNN’s Anderson Cooper. Peters said that Trump’s latest actions such as attacking the late Senator John McCain (R-AZ) only showed the his “inadequacy.” “He can’t help himself from once again attacking John McCain who is both a war hero and deceased,” Cooper said. “John McCain was and in our hearts remains the man Trump could never

    Raw Story
  • US Markets Extend Drop As Trump Warns "Not In A Rush" For China Trade Deal

    Dow Industrials and Transports began the drop on Boeing's demise, but the rest of the US equity markets began to tumble when President Trump said that he "was not in a rush" to complete a US-China trade deal. *TRUMP: 'NOT IN A RUSH' TO MAKE DEAL WITH CHINA ON TRADE *TRUMP: U.S. HAS OTHER TRADE DEALS `COOKING' *TRUMP: CHINA HAS NOT BEEN DOING WELL, WANTS TO MAKE A DEAL And that extended the markets drop

    Zero Hedge
  • Read in full: US attorney general's summary of Mueller report into Trump and Russian meddling

    The following is the text of the letter United States Attorney General William Barr sent to Congress on Sunday summarising a report by Special Counsel Robert Mueller on his investigation into Russia's role in the 2016 presidential election:

    The Telegraph
  • Retired Army General Warns of 'Balkanization' in U.S. Military: 'Identity Politics Is a Cancer'

    Retired U.S. Army Lt. Gen. Sean MacFarland was at an event in Washington this week to discuss his experience training Iraqi and Syrian militaries. But he ended up delivering a warning for the U.S. military: "Identity politics is a cancer."

  • Top Philippine General Warns US Bomber Missions Near China Could 'Spark War'

    After weeks of seeming relative quiet in the South China Sea, which previously witnessed steadily ratcheting tensions as US naval ships and planes passed near Chinese military assets with increased frequency in the latter part of 2018, the US has once again risked an encounter with Beijing by flying a pair of B-52 strategic bombers in close proximity with China.  The US Pacific Air Forces confirmed in a statement on Monday, “Two B-52H Stratofortress bombers took off from Andersen Air Force...

    Zero Hedge
  • Trump now says he agrees '100 percent' that some US troops need to stay in Syria

    When members of Congress wrote to President Donald Trump expressing their desire to leave a "small contingent" of American forces in Syria, he wrote back saying that he agreed with them "100%," NBC News reported. Here's what we know The letter was signed by a bipartisan group of 12 senators, including Sens. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) and Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.). The letter said, in part: It is a tremendous accomplishment to defeat the caliphate, and we join you in deep appreciation for...