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thepoliticalnotebook:

This Week in War. ….
Jon Lee Anderson comments in The New Yorker: “Yesterday’s guerrillas have given way to terrorists, and now terrorists have given way to this new band, who are something like serial killers”

[Interesting. Might be associated with the evolution of nation states into conglomerates of parasitic transnational corporations - the result is psychotic foreign policy]
The estimated number of dead in the Syrian conflict is now 191,000, according to the UN.In Iraq, US weaponry intended for the Iraqi army has fallen into IS hands.
The US is offering $30m for information on Haqqani leadership.The first trucks of a massive, 270-truck Russian aid convoy have cleared customs in eastern Ukraine.
Kosovo arrested 40 men suspected of having fought in rebel groups in Syria and Iraq.The US says it plans to amend the process by which people can challenge their inclusion on the no-fly list. 
Photo: Gaza Strip. Two men, Adel and Mohammed, in the only room left in their house not utterly destroyed. 16 August 2014

thepoliticalnotebook:

This Week in War. ….


  • Jon Lee Anderson comments in The New Yorker: “Yesterday’s guerrillas have given way to terrorists, and now terrorists have given way to this new band, who are something like serial killers”


  • [Interesting. Might be associated with the evolution of nation states into conglomerates of parasitic transnational corporations - the result is psychotic foreign policy]

    The estimated number of dead in the Syrian conflict is now 191,000, according to the UN.

    In Iraq, US weaponry intended for the Iraqi army has fallen into IS hands.

  • The US is offering $30m for information on Haqqani leadership.

  • The first trucks of a massive, 270-truck Russian aid convoy have cleared customs in eastern Ukraine.


  • Kosovo arrested 40 men suspected of having fought in rebel groups in Syria and Iraq.


  • The US says it plans to amend the process by which people can challenge their inclusion on the no-fly list. 


  • Photo: Gaza Strip. Two men, Adel and Mohammed, in the only room left in their house not utterly destroyed. 16 August 2014