The 'defeat' of Daesh will lead to a rebirth of Daesh that could make them more dangerous, and harder to fight.
Daesh has been cornered by the PYD/YPG-dominated militia in a battle for the terror group's last territory in Syria.
Death tolls creep up in air strikes and clashes over the last four days.
President Donald Trump upset Iraqis by saying earlier this month that US forces should use their Iraqi positions to keep an eye on neighbouring Iran.
The German sub is part of what's known as Hitler's lost fleet‚ one of six U-boats sent to attack the Russian Black Sea Fleet in 1942.
The US-backed YPG blocked a 10-truck convoy carrying basic necessities for civilians of Syrian city of Hajin on the eastern bank of the Euphrates River, according to the Russian Defense Ministry.
The city of Derna in Libya is under siege as civilians suffer a humanitarian crisis and the international community is either a party to the violence or ignoring it.
The number of fatal attacks on the UN peacekeeping forces in Africa has increased in recent years and the recent killing of 10 peacekeepers in Mali is alarming.
The attack, claimed by Daesh, comes as the Trump administration is planning to withdraw troops from Syria as the US president says Daesh has been defeated there. Turkey says it believes the assault will not change the US pull-out plan.
Though the US and Turkey are discussing the possibility of creating a safe zone in northern Syria, Washington's inconsistent policy decisions over the future of the contested region is pushing Ankara to pursue its own security goals.
Days of fighting between the Hayat Tahrir al Sham (HTS) alliance and Turkey-backed National Liberation Front (NLF) ended after the parties reached a ceasefire agreement in Idlib.
US flip-flopping on its Middle East policy shows a severe lack of understanding of the region and negligence for its allies' national security interests.
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