At least 2,000 U.S. military veterans have arrived at Standing Rock amid frigid cold to help battle against the Dakota Access oil pipeline.
The vets, led by Wesley Clark Jr., son of retired general and former presidential candidate Wesley Clark, began arriving in force today to help protest against the controversial crude oil pipeline project in North Dakota.
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The Russian military and a main Syrian opposition group traded allegations Friday about whether new evidence indicates that either rebels or Syrian military used chemical weapons in the northern area of Aleppo where government forces are trying to regain control of areas they recently lost to insurgents.
Russian Defense Ministry spokesman Maj. Gen. Igor Konashenkov said that ministry experts have found unexploded ordnance and fragments of munitions containing chlorine and white phosphorus on Aleppo’s southwestern outskirts. Konashenkov said the discovery proves the militants have used chemical weapons against civilians and Syrian army soldiers.
Three Turkish soldiers have been killed and 10 wounded in an attack in Syria, but reports differ about what happened.
Turkey’s military said the soldiers had been targeted in a Syrian government air strike on Thursday, during an offensive by Turkish-backed rebels against so-called Islamic State.
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Correction: Nov. 21, 2016
An incorrect military title and first name were included in the print and initial online version of this article. The errors have been corrected.
The super army would be funded by all 28 member states – including Britain, which will be forced to pay as Article 50 has not yet been ratified.
Speaking tonight in Strasborg, MEP Urmas Paet said the army must become a reality “without further delays”.