Wednesday, June 19, 2024

US Isn’t Just Fighting ISIS In Syria – It’s A Proxy War Against Iran


TUESDAY  – Despite former president 's attempt to pull U.S. troops from Syria, calling it a ‘forever war,' we need to stay there to contain the terrorist regime in Tehran.

How the US mission in Syria evolved into a proxy war with Iran. Iran sees Syria as vital to its mission of driving the U.S. out of the Middle East. The U.S. has roughly 900 troops in Syria to fight the Islamic State group, but they also currently face a familiar adversary: Revolutionary Iran.

Most recently, the U.S. government has blamed Iranian-backed groups for several attacks against American service members deployed to Syria, including a March 23 suicide drone attack on a coalition base in Hasakah that killed an American contractor and wounded five U.S. service members.

The drone was “of Iranian origin” fired by “groups affiliated with Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC).”

AND WHAT IS DOING? NOT MUCH – Biden officials hold off on more airstrikes in Syria, for now. Team Biden says it is seeking to avoid a wider war with Iran and its proxies while protecting U.S. personnel from attacks.

FOR YOUR EYES ONLY – Here's a roundup of other developing stories.

Not the President's Daily Brief, but almost as good – PAUL'S DAILY BRIEFING – the PDB: