“Everything is finished in Raqqa, our forces have taken full control of Raqqa.”
“Some Jewish communal leaders suggested…that the Museum’s moral authority had been hijacked for a partisan re-writing of recent history.”
A tangled web
Tal Afar falls in eight days.
And they’re not the only ones
Not in Mosul … or in Raqqa either?
“You supported the Iraq war and then when it went bad you opposed it.”
Believe it or not, the public doesn’t want to be blown up
Cross your fingers
The big kids’ table
Snatching defeat from the jaws of victory?
“Make sure all foreign fighters still in Raqqa die in Raqqa.”
“I would like to think that the president saved many innocent men, women and children.”
The three strikes rule may be in effect
“We will answer them on the field”
Won’t be much left.
“Right of self-defense?”
This just gets better and better…
Here we go…#headdesk
So I take it you’d rather Trump do it himself?
“The message is that America doesn’t want to lead.”
Save the date.
Land bridges and conspiracy theories.
Back at full strength
Finally, the U.S. helps the Kurds.
“I didn’t always have the tools that I want to effect those kinds of changes, but at least we tried.”
Except actions don’t always equal rhetoric.
Rules of engagement.
“[I]n recent weeks, Trump has privately expressed regret for choosing McMaster.”
“This method bears the signature of the regime, and that is what has allowed us to establish its responsibility in this attack.”
“These sweeping sanctions target the scientific support center for Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad’s horrific chemical weapons attack…”
Liberty > democracy
“Chinese people are increasingly ignoring party propaganda and are much more interested in movie stars…”
“They included allegations of … a nonconsensual sexual relationship…”