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Flynn stopped military plan Turkey opposed

Original story at mcclatchydc• 8 mentions • 6 days ago

mcclatchydc 6 days ago

 
One of the Trump administration’s first decisions about the fight against the Islamic State was made by Michael Flynn weeks before he was fired – and it conformed to the wishes of Turkey, whose interests, unbeknownst to anyone in Washington, he’d been paid more than $500,000 to represent. The decision came 10 days before Donald Trump had been sworn in as president, in a conversation with President Barack Obama’s national security adviser, Susan Rice, who had explained the Pentagon’s plan to retake the Islamic State’s de facto capital of Raqqa with Syrian Kurdish forces whom the Pentagon considered the U.S.’s ...
 
 
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What they're saying:

18 May
Ben Riggs @Benjamin_Riggs
If this proves to be true, it would prove that at least one foreign gov infiltrated WH. This is huge, scary : https://t.co/QhLhlSpWFZ
18 May
Jonathan Eisen @phylogenomics
RT @SykesCharlie: Just stunning ---> Flynn stopped military plan Turkey opposed – after being paid as its agent https://t.co/kEAxp2A78O
18 May
Ani Sangye @SangyeH
RT @nycjim: This is what #Turkey got by paying $500K to Gen. Flynn: A change in US military plan for Raqaa. https://t.co/nPxgKLqpIp
18 May
Facts Prove Reality @Dangerangel
RT @ilangoldenberg: 1. This Flynn Raqqa story is complicated but HUGE!! it borders on treasonous https://t.co/QWteJYnpzW
18 May
Brad DeLong @delong
RT @dandrezner: I know it's been a busy day but holy crap. https://t.co/57Oyq24gfU
18 May
James Saft @jamessaft
RT @ilangoldenberg: 1. This Flynn Raqqa story is complicated but HUGE!! it borders on treasonous https://t.co/QWteJYnpzW
18 May
Carl Zimmer @carlzimmer
Flynn stopped military plan Turkey opposed – after being paid as its agent https://t.co/L9MmSOFgnT
18 May
Bill Bishop @niubi
RT @NickKristof: Mike Flynn intervened to block a military plan opposed by Turkey--after being paid by Turkey!!! https://t.co/rFnShVtVld