Daily Archive: December 8, 2018

Trump Practically Apologized to Pakistan and Begged for Its Help in Afghanistan

Trump wrote a letter to the Pakistani Prime Minister asking him for assistance in facilitating peace talks with the Taliban. The news came as a surprise considering that it’s happening just weeks after Trump disrespected Pakistan on Twitter by claiming that it uses the US for aid while supposedly being insincere in its stated anti-terrorist commitments, but this volte-face by...

The US Might Withdraw from Syria If a “No-Fly Zone” Is Imposed in the Northeast

The US Special Representative for Syria hinted at an interesting idea during a press conference Monday afternoon when he answered a question about when American troops might finally leave Syria by reminding the attendees that the US was “present not in northern Iraq but over northern Iraq in Operation Northern Watch for 13 years”, suggesting that American forces might withdraw...

Netanyahu Is Hyping Hezbollah ‘Attack Tunnels’ to Stay in Power

The Israeli military this week launched an open-ended operation to destroy what it called a network of “attack tunnels” built by the Lebanese movement Hezbollah, despite the government declining to identify exactly how many had been detected or how they would be destroyed. For the past several years, according to the Israeli official narrative, the prospect of Hamas fighters emerging...