Tag: Russia

Plan B: US Considered Arming Syrian Rebels Against Russian Planes & Artillery

The US administration has been secretly considering sending more firepower to CIA-backed rebels fighting Syrian government forces, including weapons that can be used against Russian aircraft and artillery, according to a media report. Citing US officials, who preferred to remain anonymous, the Washington Post reported the existence of a so-called ‘Plan B,’ which in case of “failed diplomatic efforts” provided for...

Russian Battle Group Moves to Syria: Demonstrating Power Projection Capability

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PL81tC8leQ4 The ships are being carefully monitored by NATO ships and aircraft. Media in NATO countries have raised ballyhoo about it. The reaction is negatively emotional. The ships’ movement is covered like an unexpected event, though the news was first announced this summer. Perhaps, many believed that Russia’s maritime power projection capability should not be taken seriously. Now those who thought so are proven...

Syrian War Report – October 24, 2016: Only Options Are Assad in Damascus or Al-Nusra in Damascus

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fu4CK_r4AdE On October 22, clashes resumed between the Syrian government forces and the Al-Nusra-led coalition of militant groups in Aleppo city. Next days, heavy clashes were reported in the southern neighborhoods of Aleppo – Amiriyah, Sheikh Saeed and the 1070 Apartment Project – and in the southern Aleppo countryside. Air strikes have been reported inside and outside Aleppo since October...

NATO Continues to Prepare for War with Russia

NATO uses any pretext to accuse Russia of harboring aggressive intentions. It has raised ballyhoo over the recent deployment of Iskander short-range surface-to-surface ballistic missiles to the Kaliningrad region. Time and time again, the alliance reaffirms its bogus Russia narrative. “We see more assertive and stronger Russia that is willing to use force,” concluded NATO General Secretary Jens Stoltenberg speaking...

Washington’s New Lock-Step March of Folly

As polls show Hillary Clinton closing in on victory, Official Washington’s neoconservative (and liberal-hawk) foreign policy establishment is rubbing its hands in anticipation of more war and more strife, including a U.S. military escalation in Syria, a take-down of Iran, and a showdown with nuclear-armed Russia. What is perhaps most alarming about this new “group think” is that there doesn’t appear...