Kremlin Presses Turkey for Access to NATO’s Incirlik Air Base, Home to US Nukes
Middle East

Kremlin Presses Turkey for Access to NATO’s Incirlik Air Base, Home to US Nukes

Russian officials have reached out to Ankara to request access to the American-built base as a convenient launch pad for airstrikes in the Syrian theater, but it remains to be seen whether such cooperation will roil NATO’s feathers. Russia has called on Turkey to provide access to NATO’s Incirlik Air Base, the critical launch pad for US and coalition…

The boy in the ambulance: US State Dept-funded groups behind latest iconic image designed to demonize Russia and encourage further bloodshed in Syria
Middle East

The boy in the ambulance: US State Dept-funded groups behind latest iconic image designed to demonize Russia and encourage further bloodshed in Syria

Things have not been going well for the US government’s (and friends’) 5-year-long attempt to use proxy terror forces to overthrow the Assad government. The first death-knell came last September when the Russian air force entered the fray to great effect (and applause from all sensible people). The shoot-down of the Russia bomber in November…

Failed Coup in Turkey, Escalating War in Ukraine, The Battle for Aleppo, Freedom for Saif al-Gaddafi in Libya
Opinion

Failed Coup in Turkey, Escalating War in Ukraine, The Battle for Aleppo, Freedom for Saif al-Gaddafi in Libya

Sometimes events speed up and begin to spiral out of control. This is definitely one of those times. So much has happened since my last article on Syria that I’ll never be able to do it all justice. The Battle for Aleppo continues of course a brutal struggle for the future of Syria and the…

Soros Leaks: The Most Important Story You’re Not Hearing
Media

Soros Leaks: The Most Important Story You’re Not Hearing

One of the biggest stories is unfolding right now, and most people probably haven’t heard it. It’s the leaks of thousands of emails and documents from George Soros’ “Open Society Foundation”, that detail strategy, tactics, grants, and more from Soros’ global network. From the U.S. to Europe Soros’ largesse has been exposed as a major…

Middle East

Syrian jets fly over oil-rich Hasaka despite US warning

20 August 2016 Syrian government warplanes were in the air again Saturday over the flashpoint northeastern city of Hasakeh, despite a US warning against new strikes that might endanger its military advisers. In another escalation of the five-year war, regime planes this week bombarded positions held by US-backed Kurdish forces in the city fighting ISIL….

Japan discovers Chinese pier for warships near disputed islands
Military

Japan discovers Chinese pier for warships near disputed islands

China has constructed a vanguard “pier for warships” on an islet off the port city of Wenzhou, Japanese media warned, calling the development a boost of Beijing’s claims on the Tokyo-administered Senkaku (Diaoyu) Islands and disputed waters around them. The new 80-meter-long installation, already dubbed the “pier for warships” by the Japanese media, was allegedly…