Tag: Syria

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...

If EU leaders can be so Wrong on Russia & Syria, No Wonder the Bloc is in Crisis

Russophobic rants by some European Union leaders and their willful distortion of events in Syria is a reflection of why the 28-member bloc is careering toward disaster. We are witnessing a crisis of appallingly inept leadership. German, British and French leaders were among the most hawkish voices at the EU leaders’ summit in Brussels this week, denouncing what they claimed...

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,...

After Mosul Falls, ISIS will Flee to Syria. Then What?

Syria’s army and Hezbollah and Iranian allies are preparing for a massive invasion by thousands of Isis fighters who will be driven out of Iraq when Mosul falls. The real purpose behind the much-trumpeted US-planned “liberation” of the Iraqi city, the Syrian military suspect, is to swamp Syria with the hordes of Isis fighters who will flee their Iraqi capital in favour of their “mini-capital” of Raqqa inside Syria itself. For weeks now, Western...

Syrian War Report – October 19, 2016: Russia Sets Up Outpost to Fight ISIS Terrorists Deploying from Iraq

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yWj7Uagp_uY 150 Ahrar al-Sham members evacuated from Bustan Al-Qasir Neighborhood of Aleppo city under the deal with Moscow and Damascus. There are no doubts that this incident will weaken the terrorists’ positions in the area and create a precedent for further withdrawal of militants from the city. Over 30 ISIS terrorists were killed in air strikes by the Russian Aerospace Forces...