Democrats & Republicans trade places in views of Russia | pewresearch

About four-in-ten (38%) Democrats and Democratic leaners now consider Russia an adversary, while about as many (42%) call it a serious problem, and just 17% say it is not a problem. By contrast, only 20% of Republicans and Republican leaners call Russia an adversary, while 45% say it is a serious problem, but not an adversary. Nearly a third of Republicans (32%) say that Russia is not a problem.

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The YPG’s American in Syria | CHAPO TRAP HOUSE PODCAST

A very special, surprise episode: We make contact with YPG’s American in Syria, @PissPigGranddad. He talks to us about his current situation fighting ISIS with the men and women in the Kurdish forces, cannibalism, big changes coming under Trump, good dogs, and just how he ended up there in the first place.

https://soundcloud.com/chapo-trap-house/episode-82-war-is-heck-feat-pisspiggranddad-21317

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The military situation in Syria.14.02.2017 | Colonel Cassad

The rapid advance of Kurdish light infantry and the support of the American aircraft easily broke through the veil of “black” to the North-East of Raqqa, and attempts to counter them by throwing in the reserves do not give the desired results. The Kurds suffered losses, but kept the occupied territories, which creates prerequisites for further “crimping” of Raqqa to the East.

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