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Biden approves return of US troops for Somalia counterterrorism fight, reversing Trump

The move is meant to aid Somalia against al-Shabab, an al-Qaida affiliate. As published by ABC News byLuis Martinez May 16, 2022 Reversing a decision by predecessor Donald Trump, President Joe Biden has approved a Pentagon request to redeploy several ...
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Officials push back on report US intel helping Ukraine target Russian generals

"That is not how we operate," one U.S. official said. As published by ABC News byMatt Seyler U.S. officials on Thursday pushed back on a New York Times report that said the U.S. provided Ukraine intelligence that helped it target ...
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Biden administration braces for Putin’s Victory Day surprise

As Russia prepares to celebrate a dangerous new phase of the war, Western officials are resupplying Ukraine with weapons and leveling new sanctions on Moscow. As published by Politico by LARA SELIGMAN President Joe Biden authorized another tranche of military ...
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Why Russia has suffered the loss of an ‘extraordinary’ number of generals

Ukraine claimed 12 Russian generals have been killed since the invasion began. As published by ABC News by Meredith Deliso During its war in Ukraine, Russia's top military leadership has proven to be particularly vulnerable, experts say. Ukraine's Ministry of ...
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Russia targeting Western weapons shipments in Ukraine as Donbas assault begins

As published by Politico by PAUL MCLEARY and LARA SELIGMAN Russia is making good on promises to attack the U.S. and allied weapons shipment points and fuel depots in Ukraine, launching rockets at five railway facilities used to funnel critical ...
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Russia targeting Western weapons shipments in Ukraine as Donbas assault begins

As published by Politico by PAUL MCLEARY and LARA SELIGMAN Russia is making good on promises to attack U.S. and allied weapons shipment points and fuel depots in Ukraine, launching rockets at five railway facilities used to funnel critical supplies into the country ...
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How Putin’s war in Ukraine is impacting the Middle East

As published by the Middle East Institute by Mick Mulroy Non-Resident Senior Fellow and Co-Director of the Yemen Steering Initiative Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has and will continue to have an increasingly negative impact on the world, including the Middle ...
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Ukrainian fighters resist Russian forces at Mariupol steel plant

Former CIA officer Darrell Blocker and national security and defense analyst Mick Mulroy discuss the latest on Ukraine as Putin claims his forces intend to seal off the plant. As published by ABC News. To watch please click here ...
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Pentagon holds press briefing on war in Ukraine

Tue, April 19, 2022, 1:17 PM Commenting on Pentagon press secretary John Kirby's latest briefing, former U.S. defense official Mick Mulroy says it is unlikely that U.S. troops will be deployed in Ukraine. To watch please click here ...
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The battle for Donbas: Why the weapons the US is rushing to Ukraine are so critical

Russia hopes to surround and destroy Ukrainian forces in Donbas, officials say. As published by ABC News byMatt Seyler As Russia's military gears up for what it hopes will be a decisive victory over Ukraine in the eastern part of ...
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