BEIRUT, LEBANON (12:00 A.M.) – U.S. President Donald Trump declared on Thursday that the U.S.-backed forces had taken back “100 percent” of the Islamic State’s (ISIS/ISIL/IS/Daesh) so-called ‘caliphate’.

“We just took over, you know, you kept hearing it was 90 percent, 92 percent, the caliphate in Syria. Now it’s 100 percent we just took over, 100 percent caliphate,” Trump said on Thursday while speaking to soldiers at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson in Alaska during a refueling stop for Air Force One.

Trump’s declaration comes just a day after his meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Hanoi.

Despite the U.S. President’s claims, the Islamic State still maintains a rather large pocket inside the Badiya Al-Sham region that is located between the Deir Ezzor, Homs, and Al-Sweida governorates.

 

 

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Peter Wallace
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Peter Wallace
2019-03-01 01:01

Good , now they can all leave , no excuses ..

Daeshbags-Sux
Daeshbags-Sux
2019-03-01 03:37
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Not forcedly! Since SAA didn’t fulfilled its duty of evacuating populations, people in Rojava are absolutely entitled at reclaiming their independence and since they invited the Yankees…

Daeshbags-Sux
Daeshbags-Sux
2019-03-01 03:38
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Does anyone here but me has red Hague Convention and UN Charter?

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Peter Wallace
2019-03-01 05:19
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No I didn’t read them and never played by those rules otherwise I would be dead in a war where no one played by the rules. America were never invited by the Syrian government so they can F… off. Always sticking their nose in where it was not wanted. Oh they don’t play by the rules either as tens of thousands of dead and mutilated women and children can testify too. Can you get it in your head sux , I don’t give a flying f^&k what you think. .

Daeshbags-Sux
Daeshbags-Sux
2019-03-02 15:47
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This is international law, baby! By not fulfilling its obligations on its public, Syrian govt loses its right on the lost areas.

Daeshbags-Sux
Daeshbags-Sux
2019-03-02 15:48
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ISIS having done attacks on US and their allies, going after them wherever they are is also absolutely legitimate.

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Daeshbags-Sux
2019-03-02 15:52
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And frankly, Assad+Putin should even thank the Yanks : since they were distracting ISIS, they had it easier to deal with Nusra’n’Co.

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rabbi drewzif
2019-03-01 14:03
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Does it make any difference what you’ve read as you can only spout the Israeli/zionist agenda from your autocue ? 🙂

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Daeshbags-Sux
2019-03-02 15:55
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drewzif : Zionists have never been a problem unless you fück with them. Islamofascists and Nazislamists are a problem.

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Stern Daler
2019-03-01 20:35
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, sorry – did You really?

Sometimes sounds different.

p.s. The US signed them with crossed fingers.

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Daeshbags-Sux
2019-03-02 15:57
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Yup I did. I didn’t said I agree on anything. I’m OK with the use of hollow point bullets, tear-gas, cluster-bombs and napalm.

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Stern Daler
2019-03-02 17:43
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, guess the French also signed with crossed fingers. 😀

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Stern Daler
2019-03-01 21:02
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, the SAA did not have the resources to defend or evacuate two thirds of Syria. Since the US undeniably supported their “vetted” Jihadi and FSA, they are a party in this war and You cannot legally invite them.
The reason, why the US had ONE justification to come to Syria, was IS tried to or did commit genocide. Genocide Convention. UN General Assembly Resolution 260. Article I: The Contracting Parties confirm that genocide, …, is a crime under international law which they undertake to prevent and to punish.

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Daeshbags-Sux
2019-03-02 15:59
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“the SAA did not have the resources to defend or evacuate two thirds of Syria” => Never said the contrary, but Hague Convention says nothing about resources, it says it’s the duty of national army

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Daeshbags-Sux
2019-03-02 15:59
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to evacuate civilians from war zones.

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Stern Daler
2019-03-02 17:41
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, to deduce any right from SAA’s failure to do the duty to evacuate – You need to prove that the SAA neglected that duty to evacuate intentionally.

Because locking resources are legal justifications.

An army that fails to defend because of lack of resources is not legally responsible either. Else you justified the Melice and the Charlemagne SS. 😛

The same legal logic – pure and simple.

Daeshbags-Sux
Daeshbags-Sux
2019-03-02 16:03
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USA doesn’t officially “vetted” Jihadi and FSA, since congress allowed no budget. The ‘deep state’ is something else and…

Daeshbags-Sux
Daeshbags-Sux
2019-03-02 16:03
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…even Kerry was recorded saying in an opposition meeting his admin was doing smth illegal [under US laws]. Trump pulled CIA out.

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Daeshbags-Sux
2019-03-02 16:05
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It’s a way more complex picture than everybody would like to think, there was even deliberate opposition and sabotage from inside CIA and DoD.

Daeshbags-Sux
Daeshbags-Sux
2019-03-02 16:10
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CIA and DoD/DIA also torpedoed the thing, it’s obvious. You don’t end with so much leaks without them being behind.

Daeshbags-Sux
Daeshbags-Sux
2019-03-02 16:11
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Same for the leaks on Killary, etc : it’s not from Russian hackers : it came from NSA.

Daeshbags-Sux
Daeshbags-Sux
2019-03-02 16:15
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What you had was mostly due to Qatari lobbying, bribes etc on the Obongo admin, and some other states to get political support.

Daeshbags-Sux
Daeshbags-Sux
2019-03-02 16:16
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And training for militants, vetting of arms transfers, logistical support…

Daeshbags-Sux
Daeshbags-Sux
2019-03-02 16:18
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Things also GREATLY escalated due to Assad called Iran+Hezb for help : It made the Saudis go bonkers, then came a massive shipping of TOW ATGMs, etc…

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Daeshbags-Sux
2019-03-02 16:18
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Which itself triggered the Russian intervention

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Stern Daler
2019-03-02 17:15
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, so was Syria wrong to call for help or what?

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Stern Daler
2019-03-02 17:13
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, the US have voted budgets for their services and thus are fully responsible for their services’ actions. So the US carry full responsibility that their deep state has acted against UN’s A/RES/2625(XXV). = Declaration on Principles of International Law concerning Friendly Relations and Co-operation among States in accordance with the Charter of the United Nations. And the rocket attacks because of the alleged use of chemicals in fighting were open acts of aggression and war.

Daeshbags-Sux
Daeshbags-Sux
2019-03-02 16:20
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Any way, as ANY permanent member of UNSC (China, Russia, France, UK), the Yankees do what they want since they can veto any UNSC decision and we both know it.

Daeshbags-Sux
Daeshbags-Sux
2019-03-02 16:21
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Russia isn’t doing better (Georgia/South-Ossetia, Ukraine), maybe even worst…

Daeshbags-Sux
Daeshbags-Sux
2019-03-02 16:24
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Same with China or UK : Paracel islands belong to the Philippines, Malvinas (Falklands) to Argentina…

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Stern Daler
2019-03-02 17:18
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, the people living now on the Islas Malvinas are Brits and want to be British.

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Stern Daler
2019-03-02 17:16
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, we also know that it is totally illegal.

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gustavo
2019-03-01 20:27

Do you remember those USA declaration “USA-UK have defeated Germany, when Russia was annihilating Germany in Berlin ? or the USA declaration of have defeated Japan when Russia was destroying Japan in Manchuria, forcing Japan to surrender ?

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notonato
2019-03-03 13:42

Stinks like DbS here. Or is it de BS