Jim W. Dean – “If Islamic State agreed to serve US interests tomorrow, the US response would be, ‘What piece of Syria would you like?'”
Pravda.Ru Russian President Vladimir Putin held work meetings in Sochi with Defense Minister of Saudi Arabia, Prince Mohammed bin Salman, and the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan. In a recent interview, Putin stated that if it wasn’t for their support, the operation in Syria would not have taken place. Pravda.Ru […]
Jim W. Dean – It has been quite a show watching panic set in at the Pentagon, White House and NATO, as the modest Russian air campaign began tearing up the terrorist infrastructure in northern Syria.
For the first time, Russia admitted that it has deployed advanced SU 30 “non export model” fighters to Syria for air superiority roles against Turkish, Israeli and now, according to a Times story, British fighters as well.
Jim W. Dean – The ICC needs to wrap up what it is doing and be replaced with a far more expanded effort. But the question is, who would really want to do it?
Since the beginning of the air campaign Russian air forces have carried out about 140 strikes against terrorist positions in Syria
Saudi Arabia is ramping up its supplies of lethal weaponry to three different rebel groups in Syria in response to the Russian airstrikes on Syrian rebels, British media reported, citing a Saudi government official in Riyadh.
“A precise hit on the terrorists’ fortifications led to the detonation of munitions and vehicles, causing a complete destruction of the stronghold,”
Moscow’s growing military involvement in the Syrian conflict – which on Wednesday involved its jets backing an offensive by ground troops loyal to the president, Bashar al-Assad – is expected to be high on the agenda of a meeting of the alliance’s defence ministers.
The refusal to share intelligence on terrorists “just confirms that the US goals in Syria have little to do with creating the conditions for a political process and national reconciliation,”…Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Ryabkov
Russian President Vladimir Putin has been informed of the remarks of his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan about the possibility of Turkey abandoning the purchases of Russian gas. However, the Kremlin hopes to maintain mutually beneficial cooperation between the two countries, considering the operation in Syria to be of assistance to ensure security on the Turkish borders.
Islamic State is training militants from Russia in Afghanistan as part of its efforts to expand into Central Asia, a senior Russian diplomat told a security conference in Moscow. He added that US and UK passport holders are among the instructors.
Over seven days Russia delivered over a hundred airstrikes at various jihadist facilities across the country, reportedly igniting panic among some groups.
Baghdad, Russia’s ally in its fight against ISIS, wants Russia to have a bigger role in the anti-terrorist campaign in Iraq than the US and may soon officially request to start airstrikes on its soil, the chairman of Iraqi parliament’s defense committee said.
Jim W. Dean – To engage Russia militarily for fighting the terrorists too well might make Syria into Obama’s Hitler bunker, in terms of his foreign policy reputation.
Over 1,000 terrorists have laid down arms and surrendered to the Syrian authorities over the past 24 hours in Daraa, Syria’s National Reconciliation Committee announced on Monday.
Russia’s Sukhoi jets flew 15 sorties over Syria on Monday striking 10 Islamic State targets in various regions, according to Russia’s Defense Ministry. 20 tanks and 3 rocket launchers in Homs province near embattled Palmyra were destroyed.
Ret. General Flynn admitted that he “didn’t have any words to describe” Washington’s training program aimed at tackling ISIS, which came at a cost of $500 million and has resulted in just a handful of fighters still on the ground.
Jim W. Dean – We knew while we were exchanging briefings with the Syrian government during our mid-September Damascus trip that changes were in the wind for the Syrian conflict.
By appealing to morality, Alexander Solzhenitsyn is refuting and repudiating the ideology that NWO agents and Satan worshipers have been propounded for years.
The state-of-the-art Russian electronic warfare system Krasukha-4 has reportedly been deployed in Syria.
Search for FSA entering third week, according to Syrian Human Rights Observatory.
Russia’s Black Sea Fleet may be used in Syria to blockade the Syrian coastline and deliver armaments, as well as possibly deliver artillery strikes
Precision weapons are used from high altitudes to exclude encounters with American supplied portable air-defense systems.
The Russian Air Force in Syria has conducted 25 sorties on 9 Islamic State installations in the last 24 hours, eliminating a disguised terrorist base equipped with tanks, a command center and a communication hub, the Defense Ministry reported.
Jim W. Dean – Russia continues to roll out its bombing campaign, putting on display for us all the systematic destruction of terrorist infrastructure prior to a ground offensive by the Syrian army.
Even cats don’t get born on their own and such high-profile terrorist organisations, packaged with beautiful Hollywood promos don’t appear on their own.
A senior member of Russia’s parliament Duma says an ongoing air campaign by Moscow against militants operating in Syria is going to intensify.
The real war news not allowed in the Western press.
Gordon Duff – This morning, Fox News reported a Pentagon move to formulate a strategy to block Russia’s bombing campaign around Idlib, near the Syrian/Turkish border.