Daily Archive: October 20, 2016

Will He Halt? Erdogan Is Now Just 15 KM From Syrian Army in Aleppo

As Turkish forces in northern Syria continue to advance south taking more ground from ISIS for the rebels pro-Erdogan press reports that Russia’s president Vladimir Putin called his Turkish counterpart and congratulated him on the extension of his occupation zone in Syria. My hunch is this in fact never happened, particularly since Moscow has previously pointed out the Turkish invasion is illegal. However,...

Russian President Calls for Decisive Steps to Tackle the Situation in Afghanistan

Russian President Vladimir Putin believes the situation in Afghanistan causes concern and urgent steps should be taken to tackle the problem. According to him, decisive actions were needed to rebuild the war-torn country and defeat terrorism. “In more general terms, our country is willing to develop such formats of interaction in the above-mentioned region that would allow responding swiftly to...

In Effort To Save Saudi Arabia From The Houthis, Has The U.S. Created Another Gulf Of Tonkin?

No longer content to lead from behind with the occasional drone bomb, the United States has now resorted to launching missiles from vessels off the Yemeni coast into the embattled nation. Having launched attacks at several Houthi “command and control” centers allegedly housing radar, the U.S. is once again only entrenching its position as a great force for evil and destruction...