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United States Drops “The Mother of all Bombs” in Afghanistan

Xavier Alatorre, Staff Writer

April 18, 2017


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The United States dropped the “mother of all bombs” on an Islamic State cave complex in Afghanistan Thursday April 13, the Pentagon said. It is the most powerful non-nuclear bomb in the US arsenal. The bomb is so massive that it has to be delivered via cargo plane and dropped from the rear of th...

18 Syrian Fighters Allied with U.S. Killed in Coalition Airstrike

Lisa Garcia, Staff Writer

April 18, 2017


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An airstrike by the American led coalition fighting the Islamic State killed 18 Syrian fighters allied with the United States, military officials said Thursday, April 13. The strike, which occurred Tuesday in Tabqah, Syria, was the third time in a month that the American-led airstrikes may have ki...

Trump Launches Tomahawk Strikes Against Syria

Xavier Alatorre, Staff Writer

April 17, 2017


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The United States bombed a Syrian air base Thursday April 6, after the Syrian government attacked its own civilians with chemical weapons. “Tonight, I ordered a targeted military strike on the air base in Syria from where the chemical attack was launched,” Mr. Trump said in remarks at his Mar-a...

Hillary Clinton Proposes No- Fly Zone in Syria

Hillary Clinton Proposes No- Fly Zone in Syria

Pete Escobar, Arts and Entertainment Editor

November 2, 2016


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Hillary Clinton’s controversial proposal for a no-fly zone over Syria was brought up again during the third presidential debate Oct. 19. Chris Wallace, Fox New’s moderator, pressed Clinton for details about her proposal, and explained how President Barack Obama has shown concern with the proposition,...

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