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Institute for National Security Studies (INSS), Strategic Assessment, Vol.20, No.3, October 2017
Marta Furlan, Carmit Valensi
The territorial losses suffered by the self-proclaimed Islamic State (IS) over the past year, the fall of the Caliphate’s stronghold of Mosul and the encirclement of its de facto capital al-Raqqa indicate the imminent military defeat of the Islamic State. 4,470 more words
Iraq crashed out of the U23 in excruciating circumstances after a thrilling 120 minutes. Vietnam started the better of the two sides. They took an early lead after only 11 minutes following a defensive error inside the Iraqi box. 788 more words
Says US Escalation Led to ‘Steep Increase’ in Killings
UK-based NGO Airwars has offered a reckoning of the 2017 air operations of the US-led coalition against ISIS, involving attacks in both Iraq and Syria. 134 more words