Oops. U.S. air strikes in Syria kill at least 56 civilians near Aleppo today, after killing 60 civilians near Manbij yesterday. Collateral damage, don't you know.
It's a good thing climate change is a hoax engineered by the Chinese or we might have to blame somebody for 120 degree Farehnheit temperatures in Baghdad today, with hotter temperatures expected tomorrow. A holiday from work has been proclaimed. Oh yeah, lots of people don't have electricity.
Aid agencies are trying to prepare for the expected exodus from Mosul but time and money are running short.
PM Abadi has accepted the resignation of 6 ministers.
Turkey resumes the air campaign against the PKK after the failed coup.
Ministers from 30 nations are meeting in Washington, D.C. today to discuss combatting IS. The focus appears to be the military campaign in Iraq, particularly the coming assault on Mosul.
Wednesday, July 20, 2016
Posted by Cervantes at 9:19 AM