Thursday, November 20, 2014

Iraq / Syria Regional War Updates ( November 20 , 2014 ) - Turkey still upset that US is failing to meet its criteria for embracing the Anti ISIS Campaign ....Is the Endgame for a two year truce - with Assad still in control ? Key news and views regarding Syria and Iraq !

Evening Tweets...

's Prime Minister will arrive in Kurdistan's capital tonight, ahead of tomorrow's meeting with officials.

"Doctors have been criminalized, terrorized, and they are exhausted.. few specialists remain in "

team, to discuss relaunching peace talks: source

Senior figure killed in : sources

Morning Tweets.....

President Erdogan Criticizes U.S. for Failing to Meet Turkey’s Conditions to Join Anti-ISIS Coalition

OPINION: The new plan for - A two-year truce. Al Arabiya's Abdulrahman al-Rashed writes:

Victory against ISIS in Baiji, but Iraq's biggest refinery cannot restart until pipeline routes are secured.

Bombing in Erbil kills at least 4 people. 1st attack since Sept 2013. Could spur KRG to restrict influx of refugees.

File under: Things that make you question whether "advisors" is the proper term for US soldiers in Iraq.

How much of the IS advances in Anbar have been due to elite ISF units like Golden Division and 9th Armored Div focusing on Bayji, Tikrit?

And vice-versa, how much have ISF successes in Bayji been due to IS focusing on Anbar? Discuss.