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Biden ignores questions and retreats to Camp David after Afghanistan address


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Jihadists ramp up attacks in Sahel war as Macron retreats from ‘France’s Afghanistan’


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Wayne LaPierre says he didn’t warn NRA before bankruptcy or disclose post–mass shooting ‘security retreats’ on luxury yacht


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Russia-backed Syrian forces step in as U.S. retreats

Russia-backed Syrian forces step in as U.S. retreatsBEIRUT/ANKARA (Reuters) – Russia-backed Syrian forces wasted no time in taking advantage of an abrupt U.S. retreat from Syria on Monday, deploying deep inside Kurdish-held territory south of the Turkish frontier less than 24 hours after Washington announced a full withdrawal. Washington’s Kurdish former allies said they invited in the government troops as an “emergency measure” to help fend off an assault by Turkey, launched last week with “a green light” from President Donald Trump that the Kurds describe as a betrayal. The Syrian government’s deployment on Monday is a major victory for President Bashar al-Assad and his principal ally Russia, who gained a military foothold across the biggest swathe of the country that had been beyond their grasp.



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Trump retreats to the woods of Camp David with Wolff on his tail

Trump retreats to the woods of Camp David with Wolff on his tailKeen to seize on the momentum he and Republicans secured at the end of last year with the passage of a major tax overhaul, Mr Trump and senior party figures including Speaker Paul Ryan and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, travelled to the presidential retreat in Maryland for a two-day session to draw up priorities for 2018. Reports said Mr Trump was said to be furious about its contents and the apparent betrayal contained therein. The Mercer Family recently dumped the leaker known as Sloppy Steve Bannon.



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