Tag: troops

NEWS

The Five Countries That Voted Against The UN Resolution On Russia

1. Belarus — an authoritarian regime led by Alexander Lukashenko, allowed his military to participate in joint drills with Russian troops in Belarus. 2. Syria — led by President Bashar al-Assad, reportedly said, “events in Ukraine are a correction of history and restoration of balance which was lost in the world after the breakup of the Soviet Union.” 3. North […]

NEWS

Iran Attack Left Over 100 Troops With Brain Injuries

The U.S. military on Monday disclosed a more than 50% jump in cases of traumatic brain injury stemming from Iran’s missile attack on a base in Iraq last month, with the number of service members diagnosed climbing to over 100. No U.S. troops were killed or faced immediate bodily injury when Iran fired missiles at the Ain al-Asad base in […]

NEWS

Iraqi MPs Back Call To Expel U.S. Troops

Following the assassination of the Iranian general Qasem Soleimani in a drone strike at Baghdad airport last week, the Iraqi MPs have passed a resolution calling for foreign troops to leave the country. The Iraqi Parliament has also called for a formal complaint to be made at the UN about U.S. “violations” of Iraqi sovereignty. The United States has about […]

NEWS

President Trump Meets Troops

President Trump paid an unannounced visit to Afghanistan to celebrate the Thanksgiving holiday with U.S. troops. The President expressed gratitude to the troops for their tremendous sacrifice and significant service to both the U.S. and Afghanistan. During the visit, the President met with Afghanistan leader President Ashraf Ghani, posed for photos, and served turkey to the troops. It was President […]

EDITORIAL

Trump — To Hell With Optics!

Love or hate him, but it must be said of President Donald J. Trump — he keeps things real. So, after siding with Turkey to move U.S troops out of the way and leaving the Kurds, an ally to fight for themselves against the heavy bombardment of the full force of the Turkish army, the President has shown his hand […]

NEWS

U.S. Set To Put More Troops In The Middle East

The Trump’s administration has announced that it will be deploying 1,500 additional troops to the Middle East. The new move comes against what is described as Iran’s provocation and is also viewed as a means of bolstering U.S. defenses in the region. President Trump played down the deployment by opining that it is relatively small. “We are going to be […]

POLITICS

Trump Steals PR March In Nicodemus-like Trip To Iraq

Foregoing the bad optics of going to Florida to spend his planned 16 days holiday while the government is in lockdown mode, U.S. President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump made an unannounced Christmas visit to US troops in Iraq. The couple traveled to Iraq in the dead of night to Iraq to thank the troops for “their service, […]