U.S. Base Under Attack in Syria–MES EP.31
US occupation forces lurking in Syria’s Deir Ezzor came under fire from anonymous groups who deem the American troops’ presence as “illegitimate”. No clarification whatsoever came from US defense secretary, but the US forces did fire back with artillery shelling and flare bombs. We discuss this segment with Laith Marouf, expert in Middle East politics.
Meanwhile, Iraq’s top Shia’ cleric Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Sistani declared that Iraq’s protesters should not allow rioters to infiltrate the rallies and target security forces and destroy public and private property, just as protecting the lives of protesters is the responsibility of the security forces. We discuss this segment with Mohamad Obeid, polititcal commentator.