…from SouthFront The Free Syrian Army militant group has refused to recognize partial ceasefires and stated that if the UN-backed truce is not implemented in full, the militant group can claim a right to withdraw from the Geneva talks and respond to attacks. The shaky coalition of militant groups, united under the US-backed umbrella organization […]
Donald Trump’s lawyer says there’s no indication that a lawsuit plaintiff who claimed Trump raped her when she was 13 is a real person
Back in March we reported that a German company had been supplying chemical weapons precursors to ISIS via Saudi-owned businesses. Germany Back in the Poison Gas Business, with ISIS this time Sadly it looks like we are now seeing these chemical weapons used in northern Iraq. __________ 30 April 2016, FARS Report: ISIL Uses Chemical […]
By Michael Shrimpton The near-hysterical propaganda war currently being waged against the UK population in the run-up to the “Independence Day” referendum on June 23rd has had no parallel since the pathetic attempt to frighten us out of going to war with Nazi Germany in 1939. In the run-up to Germany’s decision on September […]
…from SouthFront The Iskander-M has no shortage of admirers. They include the Islamic State and other Islamist entities in Syria, Poland, Turkey, NATO as a whole, and of course the United States. Seemingly no other Russian weapon system is as likely to steal a headline as soon as it makes an appearance somewhere on the […]
US-Russian showdown is looming in the horizon after the arrival of 250 US special operations forces to Hasakeh, Syria, and the number is believed to reach 500 in the coming days.
A large number of fresh Syrian forces arrived in the province on Thursday as military sources in the Northern province of Aleppo revealed the army’s plans to start massive operations against the remaining Takfiri terrorists with 10,000 operating soldiers.
The “war on terror” gets more Orwellian every day.
Exclusive eye witness reports and documents, abandoned by retreating jihadists and found by RT Documentary crew members in a region liberated by Syrian Kurds, point to commercial scale oil smuggling operations and cozy relations between ISIS and Turkey. TrendsIslamic State, Syria unrest Exclusive and unprecedented footage, along with witness accounts, was filmed by the RT […]
Jim W. Dean – None of the jihadis seem to be firing at identified targets, but just doing the Rambo spraying fire routine that just runs you out of ammo and makes you easier to kill.
Jim W. Dean – Salman Sheikh has a nice condensed review of the struggling US-Saudi relationship, which is not an easy task with all of its layers and Byzantine complications.
Gordon Duff – Presidential politics in the US are leading to a potentially dark future, not just for the US, but to a collapse of NATO and the EU as well. Moves are afoot by the ultra-powerful lobbying machine of the new anti-US alliance of Israel.
…from SouthFront The pro-government forces supported by Russian warplanes continued their operations against terrorist groups in the Lattakia province near the border with the neighboring province of Idlib. Reports said Al-Nusra militants sustained heavy casualties in cliashes with the SAA and the NDF in the outskirts of Kabani on April 26. Up to 45 militants […]
Jim W. Dean – Seth Ferris hits a grand slam home run with this piece, about how the dynamics of modern warfare still follow the “use it or lose it” mentality and subterfuge of the past.
On April 24, Syrian forces launched a military operation in the Bala Farms located in rural Damascus to liberate the area controlled by the Jaysh Al-Islam militant group. Bala Kadimah became the first target of the advance covered by artillery units and warplanes.
VT had it right on the MH-17 shoot. You can’t fire a BUK missile in broad daylight without thousands of people seeing it, yet no one did and neither the Dutch authorities or the Russophobes were ever interested.
Jim W. Dean – The Syrian opposition got the bad news today, to forget getting Assad out now as a precondition for pursuing talks. Pay close attention to Obama’s statement that pressure must be put on ALL parties to “broker a transition”.
At a time when Congressional leaders, lobbyists, and military analysts are questioning the age and viability of the U.S. nuclear deterrent, both China and Russia have been quantitatively and qualitatively enhancing their own nuclear capabilities.
IS’ presence in Libya could also be used as a pretext for open-ended and much broader military intervention throughout all of Africa by US forces and their European and Persian Gulf allies.
President Obama had stated, “To the Muslim World, we seek a new way forward, based upon mutual interest and mutual respect.”
Jim W. Dean – This is the sixth VT publishing of the sinking of the SS Paul Hamilton in WWII, torpedoed with 504 seamen and troops aboard with 6000 tons of explosives, and the details were classified for 50 years to hide the shipping of troops on ammo ships.
Jim W. Dean – The Syrian people want their homes back and the terrorists dead, so let’s get on with what needs to be done, or more will die who did not need to.
Russian military forces deployed to Syria reportedly fired upon Israeli aircraft on at least two occasions over the past six months leading to the Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu seeking to enhance coordination mechanisms.
The 13th Islamic Summit titled ‘Unity and Solidarity for Justice and Peace’of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (IOC) finished its work on April 12 in Istanbul.
Jim W. Dean – Lavrov hit the nail on the head with this quote, “NATO made a decision to take our relations from partnership to deterrence.” That was his usual polite diplomatic speak.
On April 20, ISIS militants launched an ofensive on the militant stronghold of Mar’e. The offensive was supported by VBIEDs attacks.
Jim W. Dean – The Syria opposition HNC-Saudi group continues to insist on its initial precondition to the peace talks that Assad must surrender and step down before anything starts, despite the Geneva agreement stating there would be no preconditions.
CYBERPOL chief of special operation announced yesterday that the CYBERPOL test domain CYBERPOL.ORG was hacked last week by anonymous.
Jim W. Dean – I wanted to share this with the new readers, who might not have caught this older article, with over 135,000 reads on it now; because, with our 30,000-plus articles in archives, we find that folks don’t dive into that pile often.
Last weekend, Syrian forces continued operations in Aleppo City and neighbored areas. Following advances in Salaheddine District and al-Mallah farm area, the loyalist troops are now advancing in the city.