Gen. Joseph Votel is the retiring CENTCOM [ Middle East] commander.... He's retiring.... So? Went he spoke before Congress recently he told it like it IS..... Trump has backed away from completely withdrawing American troops and assist from Syria..... Gen. Joseph … [Read more...] about ISIS Is ‘Waiting for the Right Time to Resurge’…US Army General….
...from the BBC.... The head of MI6 has warned that the Islamic State group is reorganising for more attacks despite its military defeat in Syria. Alex Younger, the UK's intelligence chief, also told of his concern about jihadists returning to Europe with "dangerous" skills and … [Read more...] about British Intelligence chief warns of resumption of ISIS attacks in Europe….
Donald Trump thinks he's gonna get 'deal' with North Korea to stop their nuclear program... His Intel people don't.... Donald Trump thinks he's gonna get Iran keep from moving ahead in their nuclear program... His Intel people don't.... Donald Trump thinks that ISIS … [Read more...] about US intelligence chiefs break with Trump on North Korea, Iran and ISIS….
Hmmmm? The U.S.-led coalition airstrikes against ISIS in Syria are continuing, and the coalition announced that attacks Dec. 16-22 "severely degraded" the group's facilities and "removed several hundred ISIS fighters from the battlefield," per CNN. Why it matters: It's a sign … [Read more...] about Despite Trump’s order to withdraw?…American led military airstrikes continue…..
Never mind the other countries working with American 'advisers ' in Syria.... Never mind the American military bosses...(They learn things by reading twitter like everybody else) Donald Trump is gonna do this with fellow NATO member Turkey.... But after his beatdown from … [Read more...] about Trump to coordinate with Turkey on a ‘slower’ US Troop withdrawal from Syria……
Trump is increasingly being seen as doing this as a payoff to Russia's Putin and a prize to Iran..... Donald Trump displays his lack to looking at the 'long game' in foreign policy.... The question is? What will Congress actually do? Or will the doubts expressed cause Trump … [Read more...] about Trump Syria withdrawal from Syria not playing good in Congress….
Donald Trump has decided that ISIS is defeated there.... Huh? He also wants US State Dept. people out also.... Is Donald Trump giving up on Syria which would make ISAIS, Iran and Russia VERY Happy? The Pentagon under orders from the Commander-in Chief is NOT … [Read more...] about Trump orders troop withdrawal from Syria….
I poised the question in a earlier post about Trump 's off the cuff remark that he wanted all the American troop's* out of Syria 'soon'.... 'Their boss just either is signalling a change in policy, or?....Does NOT know WTF he's talking about....' I think the answer is the … [Read more...] about Those troops won’t be leaving Syria anytime soon…