Daily Archive: June 29, 2018

Sanctions Bite, and Iran Hasn’t Forgotten

Take off the “feel good” Alt-Media glasses and face the facts, sanctions are very successful in inflicting Hybrid War harm against victimized states, which is an “inconvenient reality” that Iran’s being reminded of right now. Contrary to the “politically correct” Alt-Media dogma that sanctions “only make states stronger”, some of them are inevitably destabilized by this asymmetrical weapon whenever it...

Thousands of Refugees Forced Onto Death March Into Sahara Desert

More than 13,000 refugees and migrants, including pregnant women and children, have been force-marched into the Sahara desert by Algerian security forces over the past 14 months, where many of them have died from hunger and exposure. The shocking revelation by the Associated Press was substantiated by videos showing hundreds of migrants stumbling through a sand storm and others being...

Four Fronts in the De-Escalation Zone: Who Fights with Whom in Syria at the Present Time

The Syrian war is ongoing. The weakness of Damascus, the tenacity of its opponents and the caution based on the experience gained in Afghanistan and Chechnya make Russia wary of being drawn into a large-scale guerrilla conflict. At the same time, the Syrian authorities, with the support of the Russia Aerospace Forces take control of one province after another. The...

US Government Continues Trying to Seize Syrian Territory

On June 25th, U.S.-aided fighters in southern Syria were fleeing from the Syrian Government’s Army, southward toward U.S.-allied Israeli-controlled areas in the Golan Heights and toward America’s ally Jordan; and, according to the AP’s news-report, “The majority of these rebels in southern Syria were U.S- and Jordan backed, although some local al-Qaida-linked militants still operate there.” The U.S. has relied heavily upon...

US Offers India Its THAAD Air Defenses to Try to Scuttle S-400 Deal with Russia

In an effort to persuade Delhi to downgrade its defence ties with Russia, the United States has exerted significant pressure on on India targeting the country’s plan to acquire the S-400 long range air defence platform. Aside from threatening the country with economic sanctions under the Countering America’s Adversaries through Sanctions Act (CAATSA), the U.S. has also indicated that it...