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As absurd as this is, it gets weirder if (IF) Baghdadi was effectively a contractor under the T1MB3R 5YCAM0RE program. Legit target, tying up loose ends, both? Neither?
To add a layer of haze to this already shady conflict, is it conceivable that the conflict between DoD supported elements and Langley supported elements is not really a proxy battle for Syria, but rather a proxy battle between DoD and Langley? Unknown and perhaps unknowable.
There really is no clean end by which to pick up this turd. That, and nobody has articulated a clear purpose and end state to this kabuki theater.