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US to deploy more troops to eastern Syria to “secure” oilfields

The United States will station additional forces in eastern Syria to protect oilfields in another policy shift that one former senior American official called a “shocking ignorance” of history and geography. The planned reinforcement will take place in coordination with the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) to prevent the oilfields from falling into the[…]

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Trump hits Turkey with sanctions, calls for ceasefire

US President Donald Trump on Monday imposed sanctions on Turkey over Ankara’s military operation in northeast Syria, and called for an immediate ceasefire. Turkey launched the cross-border assault on Kurdish fighters last Wednesday after Trump withdrew some US troops from the region, drawing sharp criticism from fellow Republicans who accused him of abandoning allies[…]

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‘Unconstitutional, illegitimate & secretive’: White House pens lengthy letter on why it won’t cooperate with ‘impeachment inquiry’

A showdown between the White House and Democrats is in full swing with the former penning a letter declaring it would not cooperate with an “illegitimate” and “unconstitutional” impeachment inquiry conducted in secret. The letter, published on Tuesday evening, condemned the impeachment initiative in the harshest terms yet, arguing it[…]

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House Democrats subpoena Pompeo for Ukraine documents

Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives who are pursuing an impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump forged ahead with their probe on Friday, issuing a subpoena to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo for documents concerning contact with the Ukrainian government. Following a whistleblower complaint that Trump, a Republican, solicited[…]

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Pelosi announces IMPEACHMENT inquiry over Ukraine call, Trump says it will help him win elections

President Donald Trump has called a looming impeachment inquiry against him a “positive,” saying it will help him “win the election.” House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced the investigation shortly afterwards. Speaking to reporters at the UN General Assembly in New York, Trump said that impeachment would be “a positive for[…]

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