by Scott Creighton
“We have now have momentum in this fight and clear results on the ground… We must ensure that our partners on the ground (freedom fighter Kurds) have what they need to win the fight and then hold, rebuild, and govern their territory (“Rojava”),” Sec. of Defense Ash Carter
The battle for Manbij, Syria has been raging for months and Col. Christopher Garver has been there the whole time giving us updates on our progress every few weeks. This past Tuesday Gen. Carver held a conference in which announced that the battle was over and Manbij was now “liberated” on behalf of the Glorious Kurds, which Carver informed us, were busy “mopping up pockets of resistance” in the city.
Some of you might recall a couple weeks ago I wrote about how US and French bombers had struck civilian targets “by mistake” in Manbij as they were…
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