Todays News 8/26/16

  • Turkish troops operating in Syria attack US-backed Kurdish forces. [Link] Syria Fyle
  • ISIS leader Al-Baghdadi spent time in a US prison during the Iraq war. For 8 months, Al-Baghdadi was imprisoned in America’s Abu Ghraib prison. Abu Ghraib is known for its prolific torturing and nickname “jihadist university.” [Link] ISIS War Fyle
  • Al-Qaeda affiliate operating in Syria changes its name and starts receiving US weapons. Al-Nusra changed its name to Al-Sham last month. Al-Qaeda leadership suggested weeks before the name change weeks before it happened. [Link] Foreign Policy Fyle
  • Brexit champion, Nigel Farage, speak at a Trump rally this week. Frage said “I wouldn’t vote for Hillary if she paid me.” [Link] 2016 Fyle
  • Hillary Clinton has received $10s of millions in donations through The Clinton Foundation from Saudi Arabia and other Gulf Sunni States. These government’s poor human rights records. Women and people in the LGBTQ communities have nearly no rights in those states. The Client foundation focuses on these issues, making it unlikely that is the reason that The Clinton Foundation has received so much money from these states. [Link] 2016 Fyle

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