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Liz Sly
Washington Post Beirut bureau chief covering Syria, Lebanon, Iraq and beyond. RT=Gosh, hmm or huh. Favorites are my filing cabinet.
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Bassam Khawaja 6h
Great piece from on rise of Shiite militias and the implications for national unity, sectarianism
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joseph 8h
For this particular operation the less US handprints on it, the better. This is only going to get uglier...
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Liz Sly 8h
Reupping last month's story from Iraq, with Shiite militias saying they don't want or need US help (only arms)
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Liz Sly 8h
This joint Iran-Iraq Tikrit offensive shows just how far out of the picture the US is. Not consulted, not there.
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Seloom 10h
PM Abadi at Parliament: Militias fired at a US Apache East of Fallujah. I cannot guarantee that next time the US Army won't hit back
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Liz Sly 9h
Grt story on the US volunteers fighting ISIS with Christians in Iraq, including an ex-Marine with PTSD
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Liz Sly 15h
. I agree, but I mean,it's more likely from the point of view of Turkey being willing
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Liz Sly 15h
Turkish Defense Minister in Baghdad. Turkey is much more likely to join the fight against ISIS in Iraq than Syria.
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Matthieu Aikins 16h
Devastating piece from on the Shia militia takeover of Iraq's security forces.
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Liz Sly 16h
Good map of who controls where in N Iraq as Tikrit offensive starts via :
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William Booth 18h
A rare look inside a Saudi prison that showers terrorists with perks (and may de-radicalize them better than Gitmo?)
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Washington Post 20h
The first Syrian rebel group to be given U.S. weapons dissolves itself after major defeat
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Cilina Nasser 21h
, backed rebel group, dissolves after losing its headquarters to
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Liz Sly Mar 1
A counter-cartoon to the 4 flags of the Syrian Army: the 4 flags of FSA (now it's Iran v Israel) via :
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Jason Ukman Mar 1
Syrian rebel group that received U.S. weapons dissolves itself after major defeat — via
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Liz Sly Mar 1
I guess boots were scarce?
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Liz Sly Mar 1
Four years of fighting for the Syrian Arab Army. A different flag for every year
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Nadav Pollak Mar 1
with an interesting piece about the demise of "Harakat Hazm" and another victory for in North
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jo biddle Mar 1
wow reporting 75 journalists travelling with to Washington. Only 13 of us with for talks
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Liz Sly Mar 1
So much for Harakat Hazm, the Syrian rebel group that got US missiles. They're gone, defeated by Nusra & disbanded
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