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  1. Thread: Syria in 2015

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    My admittedly casual understanding is that the...

    My admittedly casual understanding is that the Daesh possess fairly solid electronic warfare capabilities. Seems a stretch to suggest that it was gifted to them by Snowden.

    I don't know ES...
  2. That is a good one, thanks for passing it along....

    That is a good one, thanks for passing it along. The following particularly caught my eye:



    I donít want to paint with too broad a brush, as I know a couple of career officers who are quite...
  3. This seems to go both ways.

    This seems to go both ways.
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    I have no idea how editors judge something to be...

    I have no idea how editors judge something to be newsworthy, but this one is a real puzzler and disappointment. And in the age when every venue jumps on any possible story to get something online as...
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    Rolling Stone piece on NYPD slowdown

    The Post will dislike whomever necessary on the day in question in order to sell more copies. :D

    I really enjoyed Matt Taibiís Rolling Stone piece on the slowdown, with my favorite bit quoted...
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    What's left of Aleppo's old city

    Via https://twitter.com/green_lemonnn/status/547358544115531776.


    November 2010

    https://pbs.twimg.com/media/B5ibsTtCIAA4u0J.png


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    Pardon my language, but no ####?!? Is there a...

    Pardon my language, but no ####?!? Is there a brand name?
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    OK, that was my general impression, but I haven’t...

    OK, that was my general impression, but I haven’t ever known anyone falling into the category, so I wasn’t entirely sure.

    [An aside, at the danger of going to too far off into the weeds. I do...
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    I have no idea how things have changed over the...

    I have no idea how things have changed over the decades, but the IDF seems to have been accepting recruits with U.S. citizenship as recently as this past summer....
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    I assumed that was the reference he was making. I...

    I assumed that was the reference he was making. I just wanted to bring up the fact that American citizenship is unlikely to be the why of that crime. It is much more likely that the victims were...
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    I know youíre trolling, but I canít resist. Do...

    I know youíre trolling, but I canít resist. Do you have any statistics on how many Palestinians have been killed by holders of American citizenship in the last year? Because I would be curious as to...
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    From my on the fly transcription: First...

    From my on the fly transcription:


    First question: You got me. Almost none at the moment? The chances might go up with a few third party incentives and 5–10 more years of the current status quo....
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    I understood him to suggest Turkey as...

    I understood him to suggest Turkey as contributing substantially to the ďweapons and forceĒ part of the equation.
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    Thatís interesting in light of some of what...

    Thatís interesting in light of some of what Joshua Landis was saying in a CNN interview yesterday: http://cnn.it/1Ef74tT
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    I wrote a short online piece...

    I wrote a short online piece about RR last winter. If youíre interested, I started a thread around it after it went up: http://council.smallwarsjournal.com/showthread.php?t=19656

    Iím neither a...
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    Am I right to assume that some of the (indeed,...

    Am I right to assume that some of the (indeed, deeply shocking) loss of life was of a piece with pre-War Stalinist political purging, economic reorganization, and social engineering?

    Which is to...
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    Not to put words in Daveís mouth, but I assumed...

    Not to put words in Daveís mouth, but I assumed it was an indirect reference to the following on p. 38 of the report:
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    Is troupe de marine a career path? Or do soldiers...

    Is troupe de marine a career path? Or do soldiers cycle in and out of the TDM?
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    Thanks for the heads-up on this one, Dave. I’ve...

    Thanks for the heads-up on this one, Dave. I’ve scanned it and I’m looking forward to giving it a closer read.



    Now you’re got me curious as to what model boots the French troops were issued....
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    Photos of abandoned vehicles at Turkish border near Kobani.

    Courtesy of Spiegel Online.


    http://cdn1.spiegel.de/images/image-765054-galleryV9-iqvg.jpg
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    NYRB essay on "Broken Windows" philosophy in NYC

    I can typically see the seams when writers whose subject matter expertise is the profession of writing tackle a topic, but Michael Greenberg’s essay “‘Broken Windows’ and the New York Police” in the...
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    In the video of the interview with Joshua Landis...

    In the video of the interview with Joshua Landis that I posted on the Syria thread yesterday he touches on some of the previous relations between the FSA and the Daesh, particularly in the taking of...
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    Joshua Landis and "The Great Sorting Out"

    A recent interview with University of Oklahoma professor Joshua Landis re: his comparison of the contemporary Levant to interwar Europe: http://youtu.be/_-roW5Y7vbw If you take nothing else away from...
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    Gaddafi and Mubarak are gone. Have the lives of...

    Gaddafi and Mubarak are gone. Have the lives of ordinary Libyans and Egyptians improved for all that?
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    It shouldnít shock anyone who knows there is a...

    It shouldnít shock anyone who knows there is a U.S. election coming up and that Democratic (Party) control of the Senate is at stake.
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