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W.G. Dunlop
Editor for the news wire in Washington after six years based in Iraq. All views here are my own. Tweet/RT//follow ≠ endorsement. william.dunlop@afp.com
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Ben Kesling Sep 21
First woman set to graduate from Marine Infantry Officer Course via
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Tim Mathews Sep 21
The good news is that the Army issued me a laptop. The bad news is that it is a gov't issued laptop. This has taken 2 hours and counting.
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W.G. Dunlop Sep 21
PowerPoint slides used in Afghan police training despite "high levels of illiteracy among the police." Slides from US-NATO ops in Balkans.
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W.G. Dunlop Sep 21
"In eastern Afghanistan, we met a US Army helicopter pilot assigned to teach policing."
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W.G. Dunlop Sep 21
"One US officer watched TV shows like 'Cops' and 'NCIS' to learn what he should teach."
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SIGAR Sep 21
IG Sopko at CSIS: plans for forces based on political timelines, not realistic assessments of readiness
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W.G. Dunlop Sep 21
US watchdog highlights major flaws in US training efforts in Afghanistan
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CPJ Sep 20
CPJ examined 148 cases at the end of 2016 w/ court docs, lawyers,etc. We found direct link to journalism in 81 cases
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Dave Clark Sep 20
Theresa May defends rules-based international order and multilateralism at UN then flies home to Brexit via
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W.G. Dunlop Sep 20
Croatian language school ads featuring have been scrapped following a complaint from her lawyer
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W.G. Dunlop Sep 18
Replying to @oflTunisia
I found a bunch more in a bag from when I was in Tunis on the way to Libya back in 2011.
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W.G. Dunlop Sep 18
Replying to @blondearabist
Thanks -- I'm going to miss working in the ME, but I'll definitely be back at some point.
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Colin Campbell Sep 18
nah i'm going to buy the sub and then read after
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W.G. Dunlop Sep 18
US-led coalition says Russia strike in Syria wounds SDF personnel; coalition advisors also present but uninjured
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W.G. Dunlop Sep 18
Russia and Iraq restore air travel after 13-year freeze
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W.G. Dunlop Sep 18
Replying to @ahmedmuthana1
Thanks Ahmed.
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W.G. Dunlop Sep 18
Replying to @sinansm
Thanks Sinan.
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W.G. Dunlop Sep 18
But it's unlikely that the court decision will have much impact on Kurdish decision-making RE the referendum.
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W.G. Dunlop Sep 18
Early observations from a return to America: road quality is better in parts of Baghdad than it is in DC; turn signal use roughly equal.
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W.G. Dunlop Sep 18
Replying to @Mustafa_salimb
Thanks Mustafa. Keep in touch and hope you're doing well.
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