The Libyan National Army, led by Marshal Khalifa Haftar, announced that its forces have destroyed the largest depot of Turkish military equipment belonging to forces loyal to Fayez al-Sarraj’s Government of National Accord (GNA) in the western city of Misrata.
Commander of the LNA Air Force’s Operations Room Major General Mohammed al-Manfour said his forces downed late Thursday a Turkish Bayraktar TB2 plane in Tamina, in the air college’s southeastern area in Misrata.
Parliament said it needed more time to review a deal Mr. Johnson concluded this week with European leaders that sets out citizens’ rights, a financial settlement to the EU and a special arrangement for Northern Ireland that would require customs checks on goods arriving there from elsewhere in the U.K. https://www.wsj.com/articles/u-k-parliament-poised-to-force-delay-on-critical-brexit-vote-11571484241
(CNN)House Speaker Nancy Pelosi told CNN Friday that acting White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney made a “confession” when he told reporters the White House held up military aid to Ukraine until that country agreed to investigate Democrats and that President Donald Trump’s critics should “get over it.”
Pelosi said Mulvaney’s comments are an example of the White House trying to normalize lawlessness.
“The President and his team for a long time have tried to make a lawlessness normal and even make lawlessness a virtue,” Pelosi said, when asked if she considered Mulvaney’s comments an admission of an illegal quid pro quo.
When Vice President Mike Pence and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo shook hands on the tarmac at Joint Base Andrews Wednesday before boarding separate planes, the view inside the White House was grim.
America’s humiliating exit from the war in Vietnam was marked by chaotic images of people struggling to board the last helicopters leaving the rooftop of the U.S. Embassy in Saigon. The U.S. didn’t want to leave Syria in similar fashion. https://www.wsj.com/articles/get-the-hell-out-of-syria-its-sand-and-blood-and-death-inside-americas-chaotic-retreat-11571421368