• US troops in Syria seem to be getting hit with directed-energy attacks, and the Pentagon suspects Russia is doing it, report says

    19 days ago - By Business Insider

    US soldiers in Syria.
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    There have been suspected directed-energy attacks on US troops, Politico reported .
    The Defense Department has reportedly been investigating suspected attacks since last year.
    Troops appeared to be mysteriously falling ill in Syria, and the Pentagon suspects Russia.
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    The US is investigating what appears to be directed-energy attacks on US troops, and the Pentagon suspects Russia is behind them, Politico reported. Four national-security officials involved in the investigation told Politico that...
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  • The US ambassador to Russia has left the country, state media reports, after the Kremlin told him to go home

    19 days ago - By Business Insider

    US Ambassador to Russia John Sullivan.
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    Ambassador John Sullivan has left Russia to return home, Russian state media reported Thursday.
    Russia had urged the US to bring Sullivan home when it expelled 10 US diplomats.
    The US Embassy in Moscow said earlier this week Sullivan would return home for "consultations."
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    US Ambassador to Russia John Sullivan has left Moscow to return home, state media outlets reported, after the Kremlin urged the White House to bring him home for "consultations." Sullivan departed from...
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