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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP21 Oct 2017 9:30 p.m. PST

"ISIS and particularly its expanding caliphate used to be a major news story in this country. Defeating the terror army that largely stretched across Syria and Iraq was a major campaign topic in 2016.

So one would think, after the ISIS de facto capital of Raqqa was liberated from the terror group by U.S-backed Syrian and Kurdish forces on Tuesday, that the story would dominate news coverage…."
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Personal logo StoneMtnMinis Supporting Member of TMP21 Oct 2017 9:51 p.m. PST

Thanks for posting this Tango. It has been ignored by the msm in the US.

BrianW21 Oct 2017 10:19 p.m. PST

I did see this in the news. CNN, maybe? It has been broadcast, but not as much as I would have thought.

Lion in the Stars21 Oct 2017 10:50 p.m. PST

Yeah, I'm surprised at how little attention the liberation of DAESH's capital city has been getting.

ROUWetPatchBehindTheSofa22 Oct 2017 7:07 a.m. PST

Some direct reporting on this side of the Atlantic, but more comment about the risks posed by people returning from ISIS territory.

SBminisguy22 Oct 2017 9:55 a.m. PST

No surprise -- Trump is president, and that means the media don't want to give him credit for *anything.*

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP22 Oct 2017 2:12 p.m. PST

A votre service mon ami!.


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Personal logo brass1 Supporting Member of TMP22 Oct 2017 5:13 p.m. PST

Funny, I haven't had any trouble finding news about Raqqa. Of course, I listen to NPR.

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Personal logo Cyrus the Great Supporting Member of TMP23 Oct 2017 10:07 a.m. PST

Funny, I didn't have any trouble finding out about Raqqa being liberated and I watch what's termed "main stream media".

rmaker23 Oct 2017 7:05 p.m. PST

It was on the front page of my newspaper.

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