Bernie Sanders , I-Vt., it caught fire on social media just as voters in New Hampshire were going to the polls Tuesday in large part due to amplification by the president and his son, Donald Trump Jr., who called Bloomberg's comments "shocking by any reasonable standard of today".
We have American soldiers with an ill-defined mission in Syria ("protect the oil") after abandoning 3/4 of once stable territory on Trump's orders, now forced to navigate roads controlled by Russian and Syrian regime forces. Hundreds of USA troops are stationed in northeastern Syria, working with their local partners from the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces to fight against the Islamic State group.
But "all these groups are mounting an attack on the Syrian army from Idlib and are acting aggressively towards Russian military installations", he added. The comments "only reveal ignorance in threatening to hit Syrian army troops", the source said. Ankara has said that it retaliated to both attacks, destroying several Syrian targets.
Fired from an Iranian defense battery, the missiles "mistakenly" shot down a Ukraine Airline passenger plane , killing all 176 on board. In one, an air strike near Baghdad's global airport killed Iranian Major General Qasem Soleimani , leader of Iran's elite Quds Force, along with a senior commander of an Iran-backed Iraqi militia and several other people.
The US Defense Department admitted on Monday that 109 service members suffered mild traumatic brain injuries in an Iranian attack on a US airbase in Iraq in January . There are now 109 cases, up from the 64 reported in late January, officials said. Since 2000, about 408,000 service members have been diagnosed with traumatic brain injury , according to Pentagon data.
But on Tuesday the Thai public health minister, Anutin Charnvirakul, said on Facebook that he had ordered authorities to refuse permission. The MS Westerdam , carrying 2,257 passengers and crew, is moored in the Gulf of Thailand with nowhere to dock after being refused entry by Japan, Taiwan, the Philippines and now by Thailand on Wednesday, even though no cases of the virus have been found onboard.