June 18th – 2017 Presidential Politics – Trump Administration Day #150

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974 Responses to June 18th – 2017 Presidential Politics – Trump Administration Day #150

  1. jeans2nd says:

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    • zephyrbreeze says:

      Also, Iran is shelling ISIS positions.

      Can you spell Armageddon?

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      • JohnP says:

        The target was the new caliphate capital of Mayadin. Initial reports say the 5 to 7 missiles landed in the desert outside of the city.

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        • JohnP says:

          Unless you read the Iranian twitter feeds that is –

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          • jeans2nd says:

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            • Eileen says:

              I am cautious about these reports because, over time, I found out later that the action is a deep state action. These are mercenaries whom the US has armed, so when they say US something did something aggressive against someone in Syria, or Iraq, I wait for some other story that either confirms that it was something Mattis (or the President) or someone whom I know investigates like the X22 report also has a similar news clip.

              I know people are questioning Mattis and HR McMaster, but I also realize with few exceptions that the alt media have their controllers too. CTH, Natural News are two that I know don’t. The X22 report may have controllers but they are correct most of the time and their narrative ends up being what actually happens.

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          • jeans2nd says:

            John P – I am asking questions, showing what I see. You know far far more than I, which is why i defer to your judgement. Thx.

            “BEIRUT, LEBANON (12:50 A.M.) – Intense clashes have broken out between the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) and US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) in the western countryside of Al-Raqqa, tonight, a military source informed Al-Masdar.

            According to the source, units from the Syrian Arab Army attempted to cross SDF front-lines in order to rescue their fallen pilot; however, they were turned away by the latter.

            This resulted in a fierce confrontation that is currently ongoing between the two entities near the key town of Resafa in western Al-Raqqa.

            The pilot in need of rescue was identified as ‘Ali Fahd, an officer in the Syrian Air Force from the city of Salamiyah in the eastern countryside of the Hama Governorate.

            More details to come…”

            https://www.almasdarnews.com/article/breaking-intense-clashes-break-syrian-army-us-backed-forces-west-raqqa/

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            • JohnP says:

              “SDF came under attack from regime forces in favor of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad around 4:30 p.m. Syria time. A number of SDF fighters were wounded in the assault, and the SDF soon left Ja’Din.

              Coalition aircraft conducted a show of force overhead that stopped the initial pro-regime advance towards the town.

              “Following the Pro-Syrian forces attack, the coalition contacted its Russian counterparts by telephone via an established ‘de-confliction line’ to de-escalate the situation and stop the firing,” said a statement from Operation Inherent Resolve, the U.S.-led coalition fighting ISIS.

              “At 6:43 p.m., a Syrian regime SU-22 dropped bombs near SDF fighters south of Tabqah and, in accordance with rules of engagement and in collective self-defense of coalition partnered forces, was immediately shot down by a U.S. F/A-18E Super Hornet,” said the statement.”
              http://abcnews.go.com/International/us-shoots-syrian-fighter-jet-syria/story?id=48119895

              It looks like Assad received ample warning.

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              • jeans2nd says:

                many thx. that is what i saw as well, but i do not understand all the dynamics.

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              • Bull Durham says:

                Just add this into the mix of who the targets were of the SAA strike and prior ground attacks. The SDF is not simply YPG Kurds. It hosts a lot of groups and many are terrorists that the SAA has been fighting. They represent a very mixed bag of very good guys and some questionable, and some bad guys. We don’t know from our distance who was on the ground. The Syrians certainly do know. It’s their country. They have been gaining enormous ground of late, and they know their enemy is more than ISIS and AQ and al Nusra. War is complicated, and in Syria it is very complicated.

                Here’s some info:
                Syrian Democratic Forces
                The Syrian Democratic Forces, commonly abbreviated as SDF or QSD, are a multi-ethnic and multi-religious alliance of Kurdish, Arab, Assyrian, Armenian, Turkmen and Circassian militias in the Syrian Civil War. The SDF is dominated in manpower and militarily led by the People’s Protection Units, a mostly Kurdish militia.More at Wikipedia
                Active:
                10 October 2015 – present
                Ideology:
                Secularism, Democracy, Federalism
                Groups:
                Notable groups based in all of Rojava, People’s Protection Units (YPG), Women’s Protection Units (YPJ), Anti-Terror Units (part of YPG & YPJ), Seljuk Brigade, Hammam Turkmen Martyrs Brigade Notable groups based in Jazira Canton & Deir ez-Zor Governorate, Syriac Military Council (MFS), Bethnahrain Women’s Protection Forces, Khabour Guards, Nattoreh, Shammer tribe militias, Al-Sanadid, al-Shaitat tribe militias, Badia Hawks Brigade, Elite Forces, Saadallah al-Jabiri Battalion, Free Officers Union, Al-Baggara tribe militias, Harabiyya tribe militias, Zubayd tribe militias, Deir ez-Zor Military Council Notable groups based in Kobanî Canton, Tell Abyad Revolutionaries Brigade, Liberation Brigade (faction), Martyr Qasim Areef Battalion Notable groups based in the Afrin Canton, western Shahba region, & Aleppo city (including Sheikh Maqsood), Army of Revolutionaries, Jabhat al-Akrad, Shahba Women’s Front, Tel Rifaat Revolutionaries Battalion, Division 30 remnants, Homs Commandos Brigade, 99th Infantry Brigade, 455th Special Tasks Brigade, Tribal Forces, Northern Democratic Brigade, Shahba Forces Notable groups based in the eastern Shahba region, Manbij Military Council, Northern Sun Battalion, Manbij Revolutionaries Battalion, Al-Bab Military Council, Al-Bab Military Council Female Battalion, Jarabulus Military Council Notable groups based in the Raqqa District & Al-Thawrah District, Liwa Ahrar al-Raqqa, Jabhat Thuwar al-Raqqa, Raqqa Hawks Brigade, Martyr Tasleem Jimmo Brigade, Ghanim group, Raqqa Martyrs Brigade, Liwa Owais al-Qorani remnants, Ajeel tribe militias, Ahrar al-Tabqa Brigade

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              • wj2016 says:

                We are providing air support for the jihadis.

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    • Ron says:

      Alright, somebody clue me in on Iran.

      Iran is claiming they’re bombing ISIS? Even if they’re lying about it, isn’t this a YUGE step in the right direction that they’re even attempting to portray that as fact?

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      • JohnP says:

        I see nothing wrong with anybody bombing Mayadin, it’s the new ISIS capital. It should be done with care because it has 40,000 civilians in it.

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      • Bull Durham says:

        Iran has been in the thick of this for decades, fighting Wahhabi Sunnis in Iraq, some inside Iran, some attacking from Afghanistan. They primarily have used Shiite militias, Quds Force and Hezbollah. They are brought Shiite militias from Afghanistan, also.

        ISIS was at its formation the core leadership of Saddam’s Republican Guard, with some tribal Iraqi Sunnis. All Iran’s former biggest enemy.

        Mosul battle begun last year was initiated by the Iraqi Shiite militias doing the hard work of penetrating the outer rings. Once they broke through and closed in to Sunni enclaves, they withdrew and Iraqi Army took over, with Kurds holding the other side of Mosul’s battleline.

        Iran has lost thousands of fighters in the militias, Hezbollah and Quds Force over the years fighting AQ and ISIS.

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  2. rashamon says:

    CBS’s “60 Minutes” just applauded the work of the White Helmets in Syria for saving so many lives. I believe that numerous groups who have tried to work with, train or report on them have identified the organization as nothing but a propaganda machine for the ISIS, the jihadists and CIA, all intent on bringing down Assad. Good journalism requires that all sides of an issue be presented. CBS just failed that bar.

    http://yournewswire.com/sweden-white-helmets-gas-attack/

    http://www.northeastern.edu/rugglesmedia/2016/09/26/white-helmets-heroes-or-propaganda/

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  3. Ron says:

    David Brooks trying to walk back the entire Russian conspiracy, now says he’s uncomfortable about the whole thing (because there’s no evidence)

    https://www.realclearpolitics.com/video/2017/06/18/david_brooks_getting_uncomfortable_about_lack_of_evidence_of_collusion_between_trump_and_russia_getting_ahead_of_ourselves.html

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  4. MK Wood says:

    More??

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  5. Ron says:

    Happy Fathers Day!

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  6. ex-fbi agent 14.38 min. damning for Comey

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  7. tuskyou says:

    Abu hamsi whatever his name is used to be the cleric at the mosque in this London neighborhood. I’m at a friend’s house; they have cnn on in background and I’m trying to listen. A woman gave a first hand account over the phone but I couldn’t make out what she said.

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  8. patrickhenrycensored says:

    Now that one of the congressional instigations has focused on lowrenter lynch; will the blind nuts in congress find a squirrel?

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  9. youme says:

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    • Ron says:

      Stuff like that never wins in the long run…. because it’s so fake. You can’t run a local campaign and win with outside money, it’s not gonna happen Ossoff.

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  10. youme says:

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  11. Pam says:

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  12. http://www.thegatewaypundit.com/2017/06/breaking-videographer-jumped-accosted-leftist-thugs-trump-assassination-play-police-tell-side/
    Base police officers!!

    Security was called in and dragged the videographer out of the Delacorte theater.
    Police told him, “Dude we’re on your side but just keep it down.”
    Our filmmaker told the police “Blue lives matter.” They embraced him.

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  13. best Father’sDay for VP Pence

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