Monthly Archive:: February 2018
TLDRUpFront: This begins a new series by the InfoMullet. The aim of this series is to present clear data from credible sources on the historical patterns and current incidences of violence in the United States, and around the world, from trusted sources. No policy arguments are made on either side of this data. Only notes
TLDRUpFront: Israeli entered the Syrian conflict today after a series of escalations that began with an Iranian drone-flight into Israel. By the end of the day one Israel aircraft had been downed by anti-aircraft fire and over a dozen Iranian, Syrian and Hezbollah positions in Syria had either been struck or involved in counter-attacks.
TLDRUpFront: A Russian fighter jet has been shot down in rebel-held northwestern Syria near Idlib. Idlib is south of where Turkey has intervened against the Kurds in Afrin and it is not likely these events are related. Idlib has been under the control of Al-Nusra, an Al-Queda affiliated emerging-state actor for several years. According