What we do know about the US Customs and Border Protection—the federal agency that oversees our country’s international trade, immigration services, and the increasingly militarized Border Patrol—is worrying.
…from SouthFront The US military is reportedly concentrating troops and military equipment at the Syrian-Jordanian border. Local sources said that about 20 US Army armoured vehicles (including battle tanks and artillery pieces) carried on trucks were spotted in Al-Mafraq. US troops were allegedly accompanied with the Jordanian Army’s 3rd Division. The US Special Operation Forces, […]
In addition to his high speed maglev railroad design, Lee Wanta has a plan to construct a canal from the Gulf to the Pacific Ocean along the border between the USA and Mexico.
Recent blasts in Balochistan show that the US-led India and Israel have again started acts of sabotage in the province to weaken Pakistan and to sabotage the CPEC.
These moves are part of Erdogan’s putting pressure on the US after the coup, wanting Gulen turned over by using all the levers at his disposal, including the announcement to begin bombing operations inside Syria, which might include Kurdish positions.
Today we have this reaction from Poroshenko that appears rather aggressive and suggests an escalation of the situation is about to occur. We shall continue to watch Ukraine closely in the coming days.
This is just another example of the madness of Trump; he wants to treat Mexicans like the Israelis treat the Gazans. One wonders what next after Trump builds his wall – will he blockade Mexico and launch airstrikes? Trump says his wall will stop the drugs from pouring into the US, well someone needs to […]
Jim W. Dean – This Alice in Wonderland scenario of a Syrian ceasefire continues to roll on, where the US is seeking to undermine it to get Assad out of power before the next elections are held.
The video released on Thursday shows Russian jets hitting oil reservoirs located on territory under Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL) control.
The US will deploy sophisticated rocket launchers on Turkey’s border with Syria to target Islamic State (ISIS) in Syria’s northwest.
Illegal oil traffic across the Syrian-Turkish border is still observed, Moscow insists on full compliance with UN Security Council resolutions demanding cessation of trade with terrorists, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said on Wednesday following talks with his German counterpart Frank-Walter Steinmeier.
Turkish guards routinely shoot at Syrian refugees stranded at the border, a researcher at Amnesty International has told RT, adding that the number of people being shot has recently spiked. According to Andrew Gardner, these cases are far from being isolated.
KHMEIMIN /Latakia, Syria/, March 6. /TASS/. Several armed groups of Islamic State militants have been concentrated in Turkey. The militants are planning to attack a Syrian settlement populated by Kurds, chief of Russia’s Center for Ceasefire in Syria, Lieutenant-General Sergei Kuralenko said on Sunday. “Several Islamic State armed groups have reportedly been concentrated near the […]
A Russian TV crew has managed to obtain video proof of Turkey’s increased military presence on the Syrian border, as it filmed fortifications and tanks on the frontier.
Turkey is trying to hide illegal activities near the border with Syria by denying a Russian observation flight over its territory, Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said on Thursday.
The US military is deploying weapons and equipment to Cold War era caves in Norway, as part of Washington’s push to station equipment near the NATO-Russia frontier. Any gear that is forward-deployed both reduces cost and speeds up our ability to support operations in crisis, so we’re able to fall in on gear that is […]
Lavrov -The key component for the ceasefire to be operational is the burning issue of arms smuggling across the Turkish-Syrian border, supplying the militants [in Syria].
The United States is working to pressure the Turkish government to finally control the insecure border between Turkey and war-torn Syria, Defense News reported.
TEHRAN (FNA) – The Syrian Army and its popular allies are making a rapid march on terrorists’ positions at Lattakia province’s border with Turkey, battlefield source said, adding that even the Turkish Army’s artillery shelling of Syrian government forces has failed to slow them down. “The Turkish army’ artillery units opened fire at the […]
Jim W. Dean – These Syrian peace talks could become a never ending circus because if the Syrian opposition and terrorists supporters cannot get what they want they will become wrecking balls for any possible political solution.
EU ministers will meet in Amsterdam to discuss steps to allow states to reintroduce national border controls for two years, possibly spelling the end for the 30-year-old Schengen Agreement allowing passport-free travel across 26 states, according to reports.
Gordon Duff – Now, Sputnik News, a Russian based but fully independent news source, is now reporting that Erdogan has approached the US asking for help against what he sees is a Russian threat, and as Jim W. Dean so often points out ,”You just can’t make this stuff up!”.
The Austrian government temporarily suspended the Schengen agreement, imposing full border control measures on everyone entering the country, Austrian Chancellor Werner Faymann told the newspaper Oesterreich in an interview. “Everyone who is coming to us would be carefully checked at the border,” Fayman told Oesterreich. Chancellor Faymann said that from now on Austria would “similar to Germany” have a more […]
Russian warplanes have targeted the ISIS strongholds across Lebanon’s northeastern border which caused hundreds of militants to be killed, state media has reported. The National News Agency said warplanes were bombing ISIS (Daesh) targets in Wadi Mira, Martbaya and Zamarani, in the northern Qalamoun region along the Syrian-Lebanese border. The targeted areas, located on the […]
A Peoples Protection Units (YPG) fighter in Rojava. ERBIL, Kurdistan Region – Turkey’s semi-official Anadolu news agency reported that the People’s Protection Units (YPG) were backed by Russian aircraft Saturday in an advance into the Azaz region of Syria near the Turkish border. Russian warplanes have reportedly facilitated the advance of YPG fighters by carrying […]
[ Editor’s note: Obama is quickly rebuffed by Erdogan here who has no interest in ending the looting of Iraq and Syria by his family and political friends….Gordon ] ____________ Washington is urging Ankara to seal off a 100-kilometer stretch of borderline with Syria currently used by Islamic State for transportation of fighters and supplies […]
Russia is not considering stopping airstrikes on terrorist targets close to the Turkish border after the downing of its plane by Turkish fighter jets, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said. “There is no such legal term ‘further from the Turkish border’. There is the term ‘Syrian airspace’. We would be happy if terrorists kept further from […]
The northern part of Syria along the border with Turkey has long been contested between Kurd militias and fighters of the terrorist group Islamic State (IS).
By: Christopher B. Kuch, PhD Under article 1, section 8 of the US constitution the congress has the power to declare war and make rules for the government and regulation of land…and to provide for calling forth the militia to execute the laws of the Union. The congress has enacted laws and regulations about […]
The Russian air force targeted militants’ positions in Al-Qalamoun mountainous region in the Southern parts of Syria, near the Lebanese border, for the first time since it began its air campaign against the Takfiri terrorists in late September.