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Lima Charlie News Op-Eds provide opinion & analysis from military veterans & service members Worldwide.

Trump Israel

A Trump Israel Wrap Up

JD Thompson reports from Tel Aviv on President Trump’s trip to Israel and his final day. US President Donald Trump’s final day in Israel was mostly successful, following his arrival Monday from Saudi Arabia. Overall, Mr. Trump… Keep Reading

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Iran’s election – what does it mean?

Being political is an integral part of being Iranian. Our lives are defined by politics. – Shirin Neshat (Iranian artist) On May 19th the Iranian people go to the polls to decide whether the country… Keep Reading

Turks and Kurds, an endless cycle

Syria’s Civil War has raged for six years, causing a vastly different regional political, ethnic, and security landscape to emerge. In recent years, as a result of the intense war against the Islamic State, the… Keep Reading

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The myth of the smug liberal

Lima Charlie Political Correspondent Jose Robledo takes on the myth of the smug Liberal, the first of a 3 part series. Part 2 tackles the myth of the angry Conservative. Part 3 examines the frightening deterioration of… Keep Reading

The Shifting Sands of the Dictator

“We got rid of a terrible dictator. We gave the Iraqi people an opportunity for a new life under a representative form of government.” ― Colin Powell The new US administration, under the leadership of… Keep Reading

OpEd: The Real Cost of War In Syria

Here we go again. After nearly two decades of war, including the occupation of Iraq during the bloody sectarian violence caused by the U.S.’s destabilizing invasion, the U.S. is poised to officially enter another complicated… Keep Reading

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