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French Ground Troops Enter Syria, Bolstering US Military Operations

An unspecified number of French special forces troops have crossed the border into Syria’s Kurdish region Thursday, entering the town of Rmelan. The troops entered from positions they’d previously held in neighboring Iraq. The exact size of the French military presence in Syria is unclear, but Turkish media report French troops are present at five Read More…

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Turkey Detains 449 People For Criticizing Invasion Of Syria On Social Media

As Turkey’s invasion of northern Syria continues, so too does their policy of arresting anyone seen as even sort of opposed to the attack. The Turkish Interior Ministry now says 449 people have been detained for criticizing the war on social media, and 124 more detained for taking part in actual protests. Turkey’s Erdogan government doesn’t Read More…

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One Map With All The Countries The US Has Invaded Will Make You Question Everything

For those who have ever wanted a clearer picture of the true reach of the United States military — both historically and currently — but shied away due to the sheer volume of research required to find an answer, a crew at the Independent just made things a whole lot simpler. Using data compiled by a Geography and Read More…

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US Troops Are Now Officially Fighting On The Ground In Yemen

The Pentagon won’t rule out more troops being sent to Yemen in the coming weeks. A day after the US was reported to have participated in an anti al-Qaeda offensive in southern Shabwa Province of Yemen, the Pentagon is confirming that a “small number” of US ground troops have been deployed into Yemen for an ongoing Read More…

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A U.S.-Led Military Coup Could Be Brewing In The Philippines To Oust Duterte

The U.S. is beefing up its military presence in the Philippines, claiming that the Philippines government requested their aid. However, President Rodrigo Duterte announced on Sunday he made no such request, raising concern that the U.S. may have an ulterior motive. MANILA — In late May, the Philippines became the first nation in Asia to have Read More…

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Why Are We Attacking the Syrians Who Are Fighting ISIS?

Just when you thought our Syria policy could not get any worse, last week it did. The US military twice attacked Syrian government forces from a military base it illegally occupies inside Syria. According to the Pentagon, the attacks on Syrian government-backed forces were “defensive” because the Syrian fighters were approaching a US self-declared “de-confliction” Read More…