Introduction In the mainstream view, al-Qaeda did not play a role in the Syria conflict until Islamic State of Iraq (ISI) leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi dispatched his deputy, Abu Muhammad al-Jolani, to Syria in August 2011 to establish a wing of the group there, called Jabhat al-Nusra, or the Nusra Front. Additionally, al-Qaeda allegedly did not carry out any military operations until December 2011 and did not announce its establishment until January 2012. However, there is evidence that al-Qaeda affiliated militants were involved in the Syrian conflict much earlier. Saudi intelligence...
So he can be proudly raped by his sergeant and hang himself to death over it.
Click through and check out the responses to this. How has serving impacted you? — U.S. Army (@USArmy) May 23, 2019 h/t the Reddit room.
The director of a national security program at Syracuse University’s Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs has registered with the U.S. Department of Justice as an agent of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, 28Pages.org is first to report. In his registration statement, retired U.S. Army Colonel Bill Smullen, former chief of staff to Secretary of State Colin Powell, indicated he has agreed to provide “public relations support” to the Saudi embassy for compensation initially projected at $8,000. Smullen’s National Security Studies program at Syracuse is billed as “a premier...
Retired US Army colonel Daniel L. Davis discusses why the Iraqi coalition's progress in retaking ISIS-held Mosul isn't as impressive as it seems, and the implications for the Iraqi government and incoming Trump administration if there is no decisive victory in early 2017.
Retired US Army colonel Daniel L. Davis discusses his article “Why the Battle for Mosul Could Become a Total Disaster;” and how US military intervention is paving the way for Al Qaeda/ISIS control of an actual state – not the pseudo state currently held in Iraq.