Gordon Duff is a Marine combat veteran of the Vietnam War. He is a disabled veteran and has worked on veterans and POW issues for decades.

Gordon Duff is an accredited diplomat and is generally accepted as one of the top global intelligence specialists. He manages the world's largest private intelligence organization and regularly consults with governments challenged by security issues.

Gordon Duff has traveled extensively, is published around the world and is a regular guest on TV and radio in more than "several" countries. He is also a trained chef, wine enthusiast, avid motorcyclist and gunsmith specializing in historical weapons and restoration. Business experience and interests are in energy and defense technology.

He is co-host of the popular VT Radio show Jim and Gordie Show.

Visit Gordon Duff's YouTube Channel


View Latest Posts >>>

Breaking: ISIS/Turkey Advanced Missile Downs Russian Bomber Over Syria

Pilots bailed out, unaccounted for at this publishing

lido_707

A Raytheon system known to be available to ISIS through Ukrainian/Turkish sources, capable of shooting down an SU 24

[ Editor’s note:  Yesterday, Turkey complained to Russia that an SU 34 violated its air space.  Today a Russian jet well inside Syria is downed by a missile that shouldn’t exist.  Is this a coincidence?Gordon ]

___________

Russian Su-24 Jet Downed Over Syria

Sputnik, Moscow: The Russian jet crashed in Syria earlier on Tuesday with two people aboard. The plane was most likely downed by a ground missile, according to the Russian Defense Ministry.

According to initial ministry information, both pilots were able to eject from the airplane. Their current condition and whereabouts have not been released.

Turkey summons Russian envoy, claims Su-34 fighter jet violated air space

Turkey has summoned the Russian envoy, claiming a Russian fighter jet has violated its airspace, Dogan news agency reports. According to Ankara, the incident involving a Russian Su-34 took place Friday. Several warnings in Russian and in English were allegedly sent to the jet.

We are making a clear call to the Russian Federation not to violate Turkish airspace, which is also NATO airspace,” the Turkish Foreign Ministry said in a statement Saturday.

We are emphasizing once again that the unwanted consequences of such irresponsible behavior will belong fully to the Russian Federation,” it added.

The ministry also said it views the alleged violation as a clear sign that Russia is seeking to escalate the already existing tensions. The Russian embassy in Ankara confirms the envoy has been summoned.

We confirm that the ambassador, Andrey Karlov, has had a meeting in the Turkish Foreign Ministry,” Igor Mityakov, the press secretary of the Russian embassy in Ankara, told RIA Novosti following Turkey’s statement. He did not confirm the incident itself and provided no further comment.

Turkey's Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu © Marko Djurica

In November, Turkey downed a Russian bomber, a Su-24, after it briefly violated the country’s airspace. The plane went down in Syria with Moscow saying that it only spent 17 seconds over Turkish territory.

The incident provoked a deep political crisis between Ankara and Moscow. Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has so far refused to apologize for the incident and blamed the downing of the Russian bomber on the pilots. One of the two pilots was killed in the incident.

Following the downing, Moscow introduced multiple sanctions against Ankara, banning agricultural trade with Turkey, reintroducing a visa regime and suspending most bilateral economic projects, including the Turkish Stream gas pipeline construction project.

Moscow has been carrying out an anti-terrorist operation in neighboring Syria since September 2015. Russia’s Su-27 and Su-30 fighter jets, Su-34 and Su-24 tactical bombers and Su-25 attack aircrafts are taking part in airstrikes on Islamic State (IS, former ISIS, ISIL) and other Syrian terrorist groups.

____________

Facebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestlinkedinmail

Related Posts:



The views expressed herein are the views of the author exclusively and not necessarily the views of VT, VT authors, affiliates, advertisers, sponsors, partners, technicians, or the Veterans Today Network and its assigns. LEGAL NOTICE - COMMENT POLICY

Posted by on January 30, 2016, With 25022 Reads Filed under WarZone. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. You can skip to the end and leave a response. Pinging is currently not allowed.

FaceBook Comments

16 Responses to "Breaking: ISIS/Turkey Advanced Missile Downs Russian Bomber Over Syria"

  1. Jim W. Dean, Managing Editor  January 31, 2016 at 6:20 am

    Not to worry. Bogus shoot down stories are quickly revealed as missing pilots cannot be hidden. But sometimes details of course are withheld if pilot rescue is in progress. So we will just see how this shakes out like all the other past stories and we will have an update.

    The images for the article were not loading last night and we found Sputnik was down. But it will be a busy day. The Saudi-Syrian opposition group will probably exit Geneva as their demands that Assad basically surrender before the talks start, I suspect the answer will be no. They want an immediate ceasefire and all their POWs released and of course they are guaranteeing nothing in return…what a deal!!! 🙂

  2. adil  January 31, 2016 at 5:55 am

    News scripting error? Eh 🙂

    Cmon, give us details who commands others to write such bs.!

  3. michalslahor  January 30, 2016 at 11:43 pm

    This story does not compute, Sputnik denied that a Su-34 was downed and called it complete nonsense. This is similiar to the UK tabloid placed stories about Russian failures which have no sources, and are complete disinfo plants. VT should look for corroboration about this Su-34 alleged shoot down.

  4. LC  January 30, 2016 at 10:49 pm

    $$$$ for these weapons + ISIS salaries come from Saudi Royal Lizards + Qatar Sheiks

    So::: Putin announced an even better solution which you can pull in GOOGLE:::

    President Putin: Russia will bomb Saudi Arabia back to the Stone Age life unless Riyadh desists from supporting terrorism – AWD News

    Cheers -lc

    • LC  January 31, 2016 at 4:17 pm

      Do you have a better solution that Putin’s above solution????

  5. sabo  January 30, 2016 at 8:25 pm

    any links to this story??, I dont seem to find any reports anywhere of another Russian Jet downed.

  6. Spiritual Warrior  January 30, 2016 at 7:27 pm

    The Washington Post and RT ran stories on this, neither had mentioned a downed plane, at least at this point.

  7. Bill  January 30, 2016 at 6:11 pm

    So WHEN will it all escalate and will NATO stand down and let Turkey get their well-deserved thrashing?

  8. Cold Wind  January 30, 2016 at 5:57 pm

    So far, I have not found any corroborating reports which support this story. In any case, the story, if it turns out to be true, will likely be exploited by Kerry in Geneva. I can’t imagine what the Russia response will be, but I am pretty sure Israel is already celebrating just based on the rumors.

  9. Altimometer  January 30, 2016 at 3:03 pm

    Tuesday, now it’s Saturday night, what might the msm look like come tomorrow.

  10. winch  January 30, 2016 at 2:58 pm

    If Russia attacked Turkey from the rear….would Greece help?

    • Elliott  January 30, 2016 at 5:21 pm

      Ah geez – I just ‘got’ that… LOL…

  11. Jesus Villarreal  January 30, 2016 at 2:28 pm

    Turkis want a War, and Nato Bombama Satanyahoo Horrande Too.
    War is a grat busisness for the Sionit they controll the political Nato

  12. Snoop Dough  January 30, 2016 at 9:58 am

    Looks like the turks are going for a all out confrontaion, wonder if nato is behind this, you know that feminist, the head of nazioto, notsobreedlove!

    • Elliott  January 30, 2016 at 5:25 pm

      Noolandia/Mcshame/Bidehisyime – all for one – one for all…

    • paul becke  February 1, 2016 at 4:36 am

      I doubt it. I can’t see many European leaders, never mind their peoples, agreeing to have their cities bombed, basically at the instance of others..

You must be logged in to post a comment Login


TOP 50 READ ARTICLES THIS MONTH