“Attack On North Korea Could Spare Allies, Secretary Mattis Says. Analysts Aren’t So Sure.” Reply


HUFFINGTON POST

“Days after President Donald Trump referred to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un as “rocket man” and members of his administration made it clear military options against Pyongyang remained on the table, Defense Secretary James Mattis sought to calm growing fears of American intervention on the Korean Peninsula by arguing that the United States had military options at its disposal that wouldn’t necessarily spell disaster for allies in the region.”  MORE

“Trump Has No Idea How to Handle North Korea: The Daily Show”


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“Rudy Giuliani’s Appalling Claim That ‘Anything is Legal’ During a War” 1


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 "Of course it’s legal. It’s a war. Until the war is over, anything is legal."


“Of course it’s legal. It’s a war. Until the war is over, anything is legal.”

“Will the image of the Syrian boy change anything?”


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“The most fearsome hawk of all: Donald Trump’s careless, brutal plans for the U.S. puts the world in peril”


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Republican U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks to supporters in Charleston, West Virginia, U.S. May 5, 2016. REUTERS/Chris Tilley/File Photo TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY - RTX2DCZJ

Republican U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks to supporters in Charleston, West Virginia, U.S. May 5, 2016. REUTERS/Chris Tilley/File Photo TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY – RTX2DCZJ

“Iraq Announces Start Of Falluja Operation, Some Residents Flee”


HUFFINGTON POST

“BAGHDAD, May 22 (Reuters) – Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi announced the launching of an offensive to retake the Islamic State stronghold of Falluja after the military told residents on Sunday to get ready to leave before fighting started.”

“Zero hour for the liberation of Falluja has arrived. The moment of great victory has drawn near and Daesh has no choice but to flee,” Abadi said on his official Twitter feed, using an Arabic acronym for the jihadist group.”  MORE

“Nine Guantanamo Bay detainees transferred to Saudi Arabia: Pentagon”


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Detainees in are seen camp 4 of Guantanamo Bay in June 2006. Photo by Paolo Pellegrin/Magnum Photos

Detainees  are seen in camp 4 of Guantanamo Bay in June 2006. Photo by Paolo Pellegrin/Magnum Photos