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Number Of US Troops In Syria Four Times More Than Previously Acknowledged By Pentagon

The Pentagon announced on Wednesday, there are about 2,000 American soldiers in Syria — four times more than any official number previously acknowledged by U.S. officials, according to The Washington Post. Pentagon spokesman Army Col. Rob Manning unveiled the number during a gathering with journalists, the report said. He said he was announcing the figure as part of a new ...

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Number Of US Troops In Syria Four Times More Than Previously Acknowledged By Pentagon

The Pentagon announced on Wednesday, there are about 2,000 American soldiers in Syria — four times more than any official number previously acknowledged by U.S. officials, according to The Washington Post. Pentagon spokesman Army Col. Rob Manning unveiled the number during a gathering with journalists, the report said. He said he was announcing the figure as part of a new ...

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Ivory Coast Will Reduce Size Of Military By 1,000 Soldiers

A government spokesman announced on Wednesday Ivory Coast will reduce its military by nearly 1,000 soldiers by the end of this year in an attempt to rationalize a costly and sometimes unruly army, according to Reuters. Government spokesman Bruno Kone told reporters after a cabinet meeting, 997 troops voluntarily accepted to retire from the armed forces this year as part ...

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Ivory Coast Will Reduce Size Of Military By 1,000 Soldiers

A government spokesman announced on Wednesday Ivory Coast will reduce its military by nearly 1,000 soldiers by the end of this year in an attempt to rationalize a costly and sometimes unruly army, according to Reuters. Government spokesman Bruno Kone told reporters after a cabinet meeting, 997 troops voluntarily accepted to retire from the armed forces this year as part ...

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US Military Preparing To Accept Transgender Recruits

The Pentagon announced Wednesday the Defense Department is taking steps towards accepting transgender recruits into its ranks as soon as Jan. 1, according to CNN. “The Deputy Secretary of Defense and Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, supported by a panel of experts will propose consideration recommendations supported by appropriate evidence and information for the accession of transgender ...

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Donald Trump Calls On Saudi Arabia To Allow Humanitarian Aid Into Yemen

U.S. President Donald Trump called for Saudi Arabia to allow humanitarian access into Yemen — indicating Washington lost patience with a Saudi-led blockade, which has been condemned by human rights groups, Reuters reported on Wednesday. The Saudi-led coalition fighting against the armed Houthi insurgency in Yemen’s civil war imposed the blockade on ports a month ago after Saudi Arabia intercepted ...

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