US election reverberates in war theatres. @thomasjoscelyn, @billroggio

Nov 17, 2020, 03:43 AM
Image:   An Iraqi Kurd elder sits outside in the courtyard outside of Erbil, located in Northern Iraq, photographed during Operation IRAQI FREEDOM

Tom Joscelyn, @thomasjoscelyn, Long War Journal and FDD; and Bill Roggio, @billroggio, Long War Journal and FDD; in re:  The effect of the US elections on various war theatres.  Trump intending to take back 2,500 troops each in Iraq and Afghanistan to keep a defensive force posture in both countries.  Will Mr Biden make a significant change, and accept the fact that al Qaeda has grown since Biden was in office?  No. We’ve known for 19 years that Iran has been sheltering al Qaeda—but it took that long for the US to target one member in Iran. How many others are there?  Al Q is nowhere near defeated.  Tom and I have been documenting this till we’re tired of it.   See: Generation Jihad, at