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U.S. withdrawal from Syria | Milbank Monitor

U.S. withdrawal from Syria | Milbank Monitor

Milbankmonitor - 2019-04-15 22:51

U.S. withdrawal from Syria | Milbank Monitor - Milbankmonitor

U.S. orders some government employees to leave Iraq, Kurdistan

E-Kurd - 2019-05-15 14:59
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— The U.S. State Department on Wednesday ordered the departure of “non-emergency government employees” from Iraq, the U.S. embassy in Baghdad said in a statement. Referring to the embassy and the U.S. consulate in Ir ...

Islamic State could exploit simmering ethno-sectarian tensions to forge a comeback, experts say, once U.S. withdraws from Syria - Los Angeles Times

Latimes - 2019-05-11 18:40

How Bolton’s plan for U.S withdrawal from Syria contradicts Trump | PBS NewsHour

PBS - 2019-04-29 06:57

Trump’s half-baked plan for withdrawing U.S. forces from Syria - Los Angeles Times

Latimes - 2019-04-28 06:24

In Israel, Bolton says U.S. pullout from Syria conditioned on Turkey assuring safety of Kurdish fighters - Israel News - Haaretz.com

Haaretz - 2019-04-28 00:36

U.S. withdrawal from Syria threatens revival of Kurdish language, too - Syria - Haaretz.com

Haaretz - 2019-04-23 11:39

U.S. Consul General and accompanying delegation visit Peshmerga Staffing & Training Academy

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-04-21 00:55
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga On Thursday, April 11th, 2019, Steve Fagin, U.S. Consul General in Erbil, and Colonel Adam, Commander of U.S. Forces in Kurdistan, visited Peshmerga’s Staffing & Training Academy and were received by Brigadier General ...

Arabic-Iraqi/Kurdish Sorani Linguist-CAT II - Valiant Integrated Services - Herndon, VA

Indeed #KurdishJobs - 2019-04-19 03:01
Valiant is seeking a skilled Linguist who will provide interpretation, transcription, and translation services in support of ongoing and new U.S operations...From Valiant Integrated Services - Wed, 17 Apr 2019 12:30:37 GMT - View all Herndon, VA jobs ...

Arabic-Levantine/Kurdish Kurmanji CAT II - Valiant Integrated Services - Herndon, VA

Indeed #KurdishJobs - 2019-04-19 03:01
Valiant is seeking a skilled Linguist who will provide interpretation, transcription, and translation services in support of ongoing and new U.S operations...From Valiant Integrated Services - Wed, 17 Apr 2019 12:30:43 GMT - View all Herndon, VA jobs ...

Arabic Iraqi/Kurdish DG/KU CAT III - Valiant Integrated Services - Herndon, VA

Indeed #KurdishJobs - 2019-04-19 03:01
Valiant is seeking a skilled Linguist who will provide interpretation, transcription, and translation services in support of ongoing and new U.S operations...From Valiant Integrated Services - Wed, 17 Apr 2019 12:30:43 GMT - View all Herndon, VA jobs ...

Kurdish Linguist CAT II - Valiant Integrated Services - Herndon, VA

Indeed #KurdishJobs - 2019-04-19 03:01
Valiant is seeking a skilled Linguist who will provide interpretation, transcription, and translation services in support of ongoing and new U.S operations...From Valiant Integrated Services - Wed, 17 Apr 2019 12:31:23 GMT - View all Herndon, VA jobs ...

Rouhani Calls on Countries in Middle East to Unite Against US

BAS News - 2019-04-18 23:20
ERBIL - Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has urged the countries in the Middle East to come together against the US as the relations between Tehran and Washington have dramatically deteriorated after Trump administration's withdrawal from Iran Nuclear De ...

Russia Might Regret the U.S. Drawdown in Syria - Lawfare

Lawfareblog - 2019-04-15 03:06

U.S. official says troop withdrawal from Syria has started - POLITICO

Politico - 2019-04-10 06:25

U.S.-China Trade War: Causes and Consequences

Foreign Policy Research Institute - 2019-04-10 06:19
The Trump administration has taken U.S. foreign economic policy in directions not seen since the establishment of the postwar liberal […] ...

The Taiwan Relations Act at 40: Reaching a New Optimal Equilibrium in U.S.-Taiwan Policy

Foreign Policy Research Institute - 2019-04-09 06:20
The Taiwan Relations Act (TRA)—passed by the U.S. Congress in 1979—has provided an enduring framework for U.S.-Taiwan relations. This remarkable legislation mandated special American obligations and commitments to Taiwan that have helped to preserve peace ...

Iraq receives six F-16 fighter jets from U.S.: ministry

E-Kurd - 2019-04-07 21:26
BAGHDAD,— Iraq has received a new batch of F-16 fighter jets from the U.S., the Defense Ministry said on Saturday. Iraqi Ministry of Defense said in a brief statement on Twitter that six F-16 jets landed in Balad Airbase, northern Baghdad. The arrival of ...

U.S.-backed fighters clash with IS militants in eastern Syria

Washington Times - 2019-04-03 06:09
BEIRUT (AP) — U.S.-backed Syrian fighters are battling the Islamic State group in eastern Syria 10 days after declaring victory over the extremists, an official with the Kurdish-led force said Tuesday. Mustafa Bali, a spokesman for the Syrian Democratic ...

Over 50 Islamic State militants killed by U.S.-led airstrikes in Syria’s Baghouz

E-Kurd - 2019-03-29 09:46
BEIRUT,— At least 50 Islamic State IS militants were killed Thursday by U.S.-led airstrikes on a caves area in eastern Syria, a war monitor reported. The air raids targeted the caves in the Baghouz, the last IS redoubt in the eastern countryside of Deir ...