Daily Archive: September 19, 2017

Why is the USA in Afghanistan? An Answer to the Big Question

Donald Trump is sending more troops to Afghanistan, continuing the USA’s longest war. CEO Michael Silver, of the American Elements corporation, wrote a short op-ed in the Wall Street Journal, urging for the extraction of the country’s mineral resources. Afghanistan remains unstable. Many questions must be asked. The one on many minds is “Why is the USA in Afghanistan?” Terrorism?...

Russia’s S-400s Will Protect Turkey From a “Kurdish Air Force”

Many people thought that this day would never come, but it’s official – Russian President Putin will sell his Turkish NATO counterpart S-400 missiles, and there’s nothing that the US or NATO can do about it. This is a profound geo-military pivot for Turkey because it solidifies Russia’s role as the country’s high-level strategic partner for decades to come, considering...

Showdown in Syria: The Reason Russia (Not China) is the Target of Washington’s Wrath

US vilification of Russia began in earnest shortly after Moscow opened a military offensive against Islamic State forces in Syria, where the loathsome terrorist group, when not brandishing arms, was also running a profitable oil export business. Last year, Russia came under an avalanche of unsubstantiated accusations, declaring the Kremlin had interfered in the US presidential elections in favor of...

Syrian War Report – September 18, 2017: Syrian Army Crossed Euphrates River

The Syrian Arab Army (SAA), Hezbollah, the Iraqi Army and the Popular Mobilization Units (PMU) are preparing for a joint advance on the ISIS border strongholds of al-Bukamal and al-Qaim. On Saturday, the Iraqi Army and the PMU launched an anti-ISIS operation in the border area, liberated the border town Akashat, the H-3 station, Akashat factory and the Akashat housing...