Weekly Security Review October 23rd

U.S. 'Vetted Moderate' Syrians Defect to Al-Qaeda Affiliate

Reports are emerging this morning that a battalion of Faylaq al-Sham fighters that had previously been vetted as "moderates" by the U.S. has defected to Jabhat Fateh al-Sham, the recently re-branded al-Qaeda affiliate in Syria. Click here to read more.

 

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BREAKING: US Soldier Killed In Iraq

A U.S. service-member died after being wounded by an improvised explosive device in northern Iraq, the Pentagon revealed Thursday. Click here to read more.

 

Street fighting, vandalism and sexual assault: Mayor of picturesque German ski town begs for help to tackle an 'explosive refugee crime wave'

The German mayor has begged for intervention over the 'explosive situation' caused by a refugee crimewave in the picturesque ski town. Police say refugees brawl in the streets and vandalise public property in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, and residents allege they are responsible for serious sexual assaults. Click here to read more.

 

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US warships sent to area where Iran-backed rebels attacked Saudi-led coalition ship

The U.S. Navy dispatched three warships near the southern coast of Yemen after four rockets hit and nearly sank a United Arab Emirates auxiliary ship Saturday, two U.S. defense officials told Fox News. Click here to read more.