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The Mosul Offensive

A General Summary In June of 2014, the city of Mosul was taken from the Iraqi government by the notorious terrorist organization ISIS (Islamic State of Iraq and Syria). Mosul is Iraq’s third most populous city, though over 500,000 residents have fled since the ISIS takeover. A trading hub and industrial

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France in the European Union

If you have kept up with recent events, you should know by now that Britain plans to exit the European Union by 2019. For context, the European Union (EU) is a political and economical union of 28 (27 after Britain leaves) states in Europe. Within the Union, states can trade

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US launches military strikes against Syria

In retaliation to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's attack last Tuesday, President Trump decided to launch an attack on a Syrian airbase from which the gas attack was orchestrated. On April 6th, 59 Tomahawk Cruise missiles were fired from US warships in the Mediterranean against the Shayrat Airbase in Western Syria. 58

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Horrific gas attack in Syria

As many of us know, the Syrian Civil War has been raging on for about 6 years now. Both the Syrian government and the rebels have been accused of committing atrocities against civilians, but on Tuesday, a deadly gas attack escalated the fighting to a whole new level. Syrian President Bashar

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