MESOP TODAYS RELEVANT TWEETS & SHORT CUTS

MESOP : A WORLDWIDE TRIBUTE FOR Sait Cürükkaya/ HO FOUGHT AGAINS MINES & PKK STALINISM

Aliza Marcus ‏@AlizaMarcus Oct 31 – .@Hevallo Dr Suleyman – quit PKK in in 2000; later joined peshmerga fight against ISIS; excellent military analyst. Good friend.

    Welato ‏@WelatoS Oct 31

    I’m reading your book and those passages with him. RIP Dr S.

Aliza Marcus ‏@AlizaMarcus Oct 31 thank you. A real loss to his family, his friends, and Kurdistan

 

MESOP TONIGHTS RAQQA UPDATE

Charles Lister ‏@Charles_Lister 2h2 hours ago  3. Nov 2016 – The YPG-led SDF will conduct the offensive on #ISIS-held #Raqqa. – #Turkey excluded. – Opposition excluded. https://www.yahoo.com/news/syrias-kurds-lead-raqa-fight-reject-turkish-role-112932770.html?soc_src=social-sh&soc_trk=tw …

harles Lister ‏@Charles_Lister 2h2 hours ago

Charles Lister Retweeted Charles Lister

Pretty clear that Coalition planners are prioritizing anti-#ISIS momentum over force composition & long-term stabilization. = Worrying.

Charles Lister @Charles_Lister

The YPG-led SDF will conduct the offensive on #ISIS-held #Raqqa. – #Turkey excluded.…

 

MESOP : ETHNIC CLEANSING WILL ONLY CAUSE MORE TROUBLE / DONE BY KURDS IN KIRKUK

 The New Arab ‏@The_NewArab 9m9 minutes ago  – Kurdish authorities ‘evicting Arabs from Kirkuk’ and demolishing their homes

https://www.alaraby.co.uk/english/news/2016/11/3/kurdish-authorities-evicting-arabs-from-kirkuk?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=sf

 

MESOP : UPDATE ALEPPO TONIGHT

Ongoing opposition offensive on W. #Aleppo

aims this time to (1) break siege & (2) create more defensible gains: http://syriadirect.org/news/with-%e2%80%98lessons-learned%e2%80%99-from-failed-august-campaign-to-break-aleppo-encirclement-rebels-try-new-strategy/#.WBtvZKEpaeY.twitter …

MESOP : A MUST READ !

Excellent work by @Katulis & @amprog, looking ahead for a new POTUS: “Leveraging U.S Power in the Middle East” https://cdn.americanprogress.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/17125413/MiddleEast-report-print-summary.pdf …

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