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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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Liz Sly Feb 18
Trump's new travel ban will exclude people on planes & be phased in to stop them getting on planes -> fewer lawsuits
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Liz Sly Feb 17
So 90% of Republicans, 45% of men, 49% of whites & 48% of baby-boomers approve of what Trump is doing
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Stephen Kalin Feb 17
I think the news here is that 41% don't disapprove
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Liz Sly Feb 17
"Trump is ripe to be played. Give the boy a lollipop & he won't mind if you steal his lunch". As Putin well knows
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Liz Sly Feb 17
Thank you MENA!
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Liz Sly Feb 17
. Hezbollah emailed their translation. The paraphrase is accurate (except "present" not "past"
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Liz Sly Feb 16
Maybe Trump will be the end of the line for that populist-nationalist-right-wing thing that's been happening?
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Erin Cunningham Feb 16
At least 45 people are killed in bombing at popular car market in Baghdad Relentless carnage.
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Has Avrat Feb 16
Frist time I've seen casualty numbers of FSA participating in Euphrates Shield operation: 469 died in combat, and 1,712 injured.
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Liz Sly Feb 16
Why the US is wrong to think it can drive a wedge between Russia & Iran. Smart take by
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Matthew Yglesias Feb 14
Here’s a denial for you.
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Liz Sly Feb 15
Trump is backtracking on the bedrock of US Mideast peacemaking: that there should be a 2-state solution
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Liz Sly Feb 15
Interesting thread by on ISIS recruiter Jonathan Jeffrey, caught by Turkey & not dead as thought
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Laura Rozen Feb 15
looks like US Russia mil mil contacts being resumed
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Liz Sly Feb 15
"Mr. Trump's administration is too little to order the Islamic Republic of Iran's government what to do." Velayati.
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david maraniss Feb 14
Washington Post and New York Times reporters are saving American democracy one story at a time.
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Liz Sly Feb 15
Now that Washington has gone awol, the Syrian opposition wants the EU to step up at the Syrian peace talks
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Liz Sly Feb 15
"The very balance of the world is in the hands of the unbalanced." The mad house White House as viewed by
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syrianviews Feb 15
Nobody would want to enter into a contract with a counter-party that did not have the means to pay. That's the bigger issue Assad must face.
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Neil Hauer Feb 14
Russian MOD inadvertently reveals size of total Syria deployment over time (20,000) with order for medals
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