A report from the United Nations indicates there is no accountability for torture by Afghan forces and the number of incidents of torture remains steady.
Despite over 15 years of support, the Afghanistan government currently controls only 63 percent of the country
During the campaign, Trump slammed “dumb wars” like Iraq that cost lives and money and achieved “nothing.” But he’s escalating them now that he’s in office.
“Mr. Cheese” Somali President; More Troops & Afghanistan Stalemate; Take Raqqa Quickly; Ukraine Rebel Assassination
Somalia’s new president “Mr. Cheese,” is a Somali-American technocrat. The situation in Afghanistan is at a “stalemate,” generals want more troops. Isolation operation on Raqqa is nearly complete with an imperative to take it quickly. Another rebel commander assassinated in Ukraine. And more in our global war news roundup…
US troops, tanks, and artillery arrived in Poland. More Marines will deploy to Afghanistan. JSOC conducted a raid in Deir Ezzor and ISIS launched a major offensive. MSM unleashed a “dodgy dossier” of #FakeNews on Trump who is at war with the Deep State. And more in our global war news
Nearing end of second term, Obama administration maintains it has waged warfare legally irrespective of the toll it has taken on numerous countries
Iraqi Coalition Advances on Mosul; Putin Says US-Russia Relations Sacrificed for Political Campaigns
Iraqi, Kurdish and American forces are advancing on Mosul from various directions, and more in our global news round-up.
The US has deployed HIMARS rocket artillery and troops in Turkey near the Syrian border and, in the last week, has launched rocket attacks into northern Syria.
Next Cold War Roundup 9/2/16 Russian President Vladimir Putin said there may be a deal with the US on Syria in the near future and a Russian official said the deal must be reached while President Barack Obama is in office. Putin also confirmed that Russia and Turkey are aligning their