Syria

For US military leaders, Ukraine is a golden learning opportunity

The capabilities of the Russian military have been on display for several days now, its strengths, its weaknesses and general operational doctrines.

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Mattis’ permanent replacement likely to face close scrutiny

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After criticism, Trump pushes out Mattis sooner than planned

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In this Oct. 27, 2018, photo, President Donald Trump speaks during a rally at Southern Illinois Airport in Murphysboro, Ill. Eager to focus voters on immigration in the lead-up to the midterm elections, Trump on Oct. 29 escalated his threats against a migrant caravan trudging slowly toward the U.S. border as the Pentagon prepared to deploy thousands of U.S. troops to support the border patrol. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

US troops deployed at the border limited in what they can do

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Foreign Affairs push into the Trump administration

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Thayer leads USAID team bringing food assistance to Syrian refugees

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Syria, congressional agenda, and jobs

On this week’s Capital Impact show, Bloomberg Government analysts will discuss the summer’s employment numbers, and what Congress will be working on this…

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Crisis in the Middle East

Middle East expert Eric Thompson will give us an update on the political uprisings in Syria and Egypt.
August 23, 2013

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Chavez and Assad

The U.S. is watching Damascus very carefully today. Syrian President Bashar al Assad is hosting Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez. Chavez has made no secret of his disdain for the U.S. and Syria and the U.S. don\’t work well together because of their relationship with Iran, North Korea and terrorist organizations. The Presidents and their ministers are meeting to review a series of 11 existing agreements. One of the big worries for the U.S. intelligence community is that relationship give enemies…

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