Turkey Launches Invasion into Northern Syria

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Richard Scott Howard | SYRIA

On October 9, reports began to come in that Turkish forces crossed the Syrian border and engaged with the Kurdish militias in northern Syria. 

The assault, which began days after President Donald Trump authorized the withdrawal of American troops from the region, started with airstrikes against Kurdish outposts. Turkish troops have also entered the nation east of the Euphrates. Both the airstrikes and the land invasion have caused the Kurdish forces in the region to lament the US retreat. A spokesman for the Syrian Democratic Forces, the Kurdish-led militia in control of northeastern Syria, said that the invasion was causing “a huge panic among people in the region.”

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Defense Intelligence Agency Employee Arrested After Leaking Classified Information

Defense Intelligence Agency Whistleblower Arrested Classified Information
Peyton Gouzien | @pgouzien

The Justice Department announced the arrest of an employee at the Defense Intelligence Agency. The employee has been arrested for allegedly disclosing Nation Defense Information to two journalists. One in 2018 and another in 2019.  Assistant Attorney General for National Security John C. Demers claims the employee “was caught red-handed disclosing sensitive national security information for personal gain”.

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The Ritual Sacrifice of Donald Trump

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Mason Mohon | @mohonofficial

Donald Trump may be on his presidential death-bed. Talks of impeachment following the Ukraine scandal lead many to believe the New York businessman is in his final days. Acid-wash the state of corruption. Hunt down those that look to foreign leaders to meddle in the American political process. We need pure, straightforward, old-fashioned democracy in the US. Or at least that’s what those who still have a degree of faith in the policial system say. However, Trump is nothing but a ritual sacrifice. Cutting out his heart on the altar of the holy democratic process would only serve to mask the hollow morality of Washington D.C.

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Peter King’s Absurd Support for an Assault Weapons Ban: An Open Letter

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Thomas DiGennaro | @digennarotom

To Congressman Peter King,

I was immensely disappointed, but not surprised to hear about your support for a federal assault weapons ban. I am ashamed that my face appears on your campaign literature, not only due to your support for a federal assault weapons ban but also due to your co-sponsorship of HR8 and HR1112 which greatly expand background checks and create more loops for gun owners to jump through. It is clear that these gun control measures do not represent the interests of your constituents.

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Who is Abdul-Wahab al-Saadi, the Man Behind Iraq’s Deadly Protests?

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Dane Larsen | @dblarsen12

Amidst the Impeachment Inquiry initiated by Speaker Nancy Pelosi and the vicious fight for the Democratic Nomination, a deadly protest has emerged in Iraq regarding the actions of the government against Abdul-Wahab al-Saadi. A humanitarian disaster is occurring in Iraq due to the government’s handling of anti-corruption protests.

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