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Mon Feb 10, 2020, 10:50 PM

Update: more than 100 US troops suffering brain injuries from Trump's attack on Iran

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-pentagon-tbi-exclusive/exclusive-more-than-100-u-s-troops-diagnosed-with-brain-injuries-from-iran-attack-officials-idUSKBN2041ZK

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. military on Monday disclosed a more than 50% jump in cases of traumatic brain injury stemming from Iranís missile attack on a base in Iraq last month, with the number of service members diagnosed climbing to over 100.

No U.S. troops were killed or faced immediate bodily injury when Iran fired missiles at the Ain al-Asad base in Iraq in retaliation for the U.S. killing of Revolutionary Guard General Qassem Soleimani in a drone strike at the Baghdad airport on Jan. 3.

The missile attacks capped a spiral of violence that had started in late December. Both sides have refrained from further military escalation, but the mounting number of U.S. casualties could increase scrutiny on the Trump administrationís approach to Iran.

Reuters was first to report earlier on Monday that there were over 100 cases of TBI, up from the 64 previously reported last month.

The Pentagon, in a statement, confirmed that so far 109 U.S. service members had been diagnosed with mild traumatic brain injury. It added that 76 of them had returned to duty.

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Reply Update: more than 100 US troops suffering brain injuries from Trump's attack on Iran (Original post)
Laura PourMeADrink Feb 10 OP
Wellstone ruled Feb 10 #1
Laura PourMeADrink Feb 10 #2
Wellstone ruled Feb 10 #3
Laura PourMeADrink Feb 11 #4
democratisphere Feb 11 #5

Response to Laura PourMeADrink (Original post)

Mon Feb 10, 2020, 11:19 PM

1. Remember we started with three,then eleven,

then twenty some thing,then thirty six,and now 100+. Notice how the friggin press just takes the friggin hand outs and never investigates just what the heck is going on our what happened.

Talk about Trump controlling the news cycle.

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Response to Wellstone ruled (Reply #1)

Mon Feb 10, 2020, 11:35 PM

2. Agree. It not like there aren't great news services out there

that are digging this stuff up...it's just not getting out to the masses. If you think about cable news, even MSNBC, it's just wallowing in minutiae. And he's capitalizing on it. He's probably even controlling the military on this story too.

Remember how we were lax and we didn't see 9-11 coming? We were lax and we didn't see a trump type coming either.

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Response to Laura PourMeADrink (Reply #2)

Mon Feb 10, 2020, 11:38 PM

3. Each one of these updates

are usually carrying a Reuters feed. So,must be coming out of Germany where all these Military People were evacuated too.

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Response to Wellstone ruled (Reply #3)

Tue Feb 11, 2020, 12:19 AM

4. Could be. Couldn't find any info on the trickling of

Data. Why would it take so long to diagnose and report?

Iran said there were injuries but then US Treasury blocked their English version if news feed.

Sad state of affairs when we don't know if US lying or our enemy telling the truth.

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Response to Laura PourMeADrink (Original post)

Tue Feb 11, 2020, 12:49 AM

5. 33 soldiers have still NOT returned to duty.

Everything has become a coverup with the Mar-a-lago MOB. Imagine all of the numerous ongoing coverups by this WH.

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