Could we have survived another eight years?
By History Infographics — Sources . . .
U.S. backed Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces have reportedly retaken ISIS’ proclaimed capital of Raqqa. (Stars and Stripes story)
A look at the battlefield last week:
The Islamic terrorist group Boko Haram ambushed U.S. special operations troops who were helping train soldiers in Niger. 3 Green Berets were killed and two were wounded.
A look at Boko Haram (which means “Western education is sinful”)
Recent ISIS setbacks in Syria and Iraq have not deterred their planning and execution of attacks in Europe.
Radical Muslims love Europe’s open borders, political correctness and giant welfare payments.
Source: Institute for the Study of War
Bosch Fawstin: Courage
HALFWAY THROUGH: Includes the London attack and a woman with a suicide vest killing 31 and injuring 34 in a Karbala market in Iraq.
April 15, 2017: Over 20 101st Airborne troops sent to Somalia to train forces fighting radical Islamist group al-Shabab
May 5: Death of U.S. Navy Seal announced outside Mogadishu.
Loss of Somalia to radical Islamists could force maritime trade to travel around the African continent. Read more at Geopoliticalfutures.com
As of May 10 from Institute for the Study of War: