Early Warning for 13 February 2018

Good morning. Here’s your Early Warning for Tuesday, 13 February 2018. Some details of a U.S. battle in Syria last week have leaked, and it’s quite embarrassing for Russia. Somewhere between 100-200 contract mercenaries — mostly Russian fighters — died in what’s being described as a “failed attack” against a U.S. and U.S.-backed rebel base [...]


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Samuel Culper is a former military intelligence NCO and contract Intelligence analyst. After 39 months of deployment time to Iraq and Afghanistan, he's now the conflict and warfare researcher at Forward Observer.