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27th September 2016 - The New York Times

Syrian Ground Troops Clash With Rebels in Aleppo

Government soldiers made advances in the center of the besieged city of Aleppo on Tuesday, as aerial bombardments by Syria and its ally Russia continued for a fifth day, state-run media said.

27th September 2016 - The Guardian

ISIS poses ‘sustained’ threat to US for years to come despite loss of territory

Intelligence chiefs warn that pushing Isis out of Iraq and Syria will lead to the spread of operatives around the world rather than the end of the jihadi army

27th September 2016 - The Wall Street Journal

Two Afghan Soldiers Kill 12 Colleagues at Post Outside Kunduz

Two Afghan soldiers shot and killed 12 colleagues at a post outside of Kunduz before defecting to the Taliban, the Defense Ministry said, in one of the country’s deadliest insider attacks this year.

27th September 2016 - The Long War Journal

Libya’s Terrorist Descent: Causes and Solutions

Chairman Poe, Ranking Member Keating and members of the subcommittee, thank you for inviting me here today to discuss the turmoil in Libya.