Welcome to Between the Lines, where, just like that jerk in the front row of a magic show who won't stop pointing out how they do the tricks, I take a look at the Army's propaganda and do my level best to figure out where they're hiding the rabbit.
Coalition confirms BBC exclusive: 3500 IS family members left Raqqa and 250 fighters in ceasefire. Convoy stretched for 8km. Deal agreed by "local partners", coalition says it didn't want anyone to leave. Western officer was present at negotiations but didn't take "active part".
This will be a really short Essay, but I think it's a question which needs to be answered.
Has anyone else around here noticed that every time the clause "The State is Indivisible" or equivalent appears in any country's Constitution, that country has a chunk of its land and people who emphatically do NOT want to be part of it?
The Washington Post has been a horrible newspaper ever since Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos purchased it. For proof, recall the infamous 16 Negative Stories on Bernie Sanders in 16 Hours episode.
Lately, Bezos' target has shifted to drumming up war in Syria.
Just this morning there were two new articles, each taking a different spin.
This music, "Hurrian Hymn No.6," is the oldest melody known to humanity. (I wonder how it could be "No. 6" when it's the oldest, but never mind.) It dates back to 1400 B.C.