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VOICE OF AMERICA: Pentagon revolts against cooperation with Russia on Syria

VOICE OF AMERICA: Pentagon revolts against cooperation with Russia on Syria

– Editor’s note:  Since when do generals make foreign policy?  I do so love it when the US talks about “indiscriminate bombing” after supporting the Saudi genocide for the past 2 years, supplying cluster bombs and refueling which kills only civilians…. Gordon. – Commander of the US operation in Iraq and Syria, Lt. Gen. Stephen […]

Russia Underlines Continued Combat Missions from Hamadan Air Base if Necessary

Russia Underlines Continued Combat Missions from Hamadan Air Base if Necessary

The Russian defense ministry announced on Monday that it has called back its air fleet from Western Iran after accomplishing all planned anti-terrorism missions in Syria, but meantime underlined that similar missions will be conducted from the Hamadan air base in future based on mutual agreement with Tehran.

Washington’s Conundrum in Syria: Russia, Iran and China Team Up

Washington’s Conundrum in Syria: Russia, Iran and China Team Up

China’s recent announcement of an increase of its humanitarian support for the Syrian people and that it would provide additional training to the Syrian forces comes as a “headache for the US,” according to the American media. “As if the multi-party war in Syria weren’t complicated enough, it now appears that the People’s Republic of China has […]

Russia Calls for Airport Closure in Northern Iraq Due to Special Operation in Syria

Russia Calls for Airport Closure in Northern Iraq Due to Special Operation in Syria

TEHRAN (FNA)- Russia announced that it aims to launch an operation in Syria against ISIL, urging Iraqi officials to cancel all flights in Erbil and Suleimaniyah airports in order to prevent any hazardous incidents from happening. Russia has announced that it is set to launch an extensive military operation codenamed “pervasive destruction”, using 69 Sukhoi […]

Turkey considering military ties with Russia as NATO shows unwillingness to cooperate – Ankara

Turkey considering military ties with Russia as NATO shows unwillingness to cooperate – Ankara

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu has lashed out at NATO, saying the alliance is not fully cooperating with Ankara. In an interview with Sputnik, he hinted that Turkey would consider military cooperation with Russia. Cavusoglu says that Ankara has become alarmed at the lack of willingness shown by NATO to cooperate with Turkey, which is […]

Syrian War Report – August 16, 2016: Russia Intensifies Air Strikes

Syrian War Report – August 16, 2016: Russia Intensifies Air Strikes

…from SouthFront On August 16, the Syrian army, the National Defense Forces and Hezbollah launched a successful offensive in the 1070 Apartment Project in southwestern Aleppo, capturing over than a half of the 1070 Apartment Project and from the Al Nusra Front-linked operation room, called “Jaish al-Fatah.” August 17 morning, clashes continued in the area […]

Russia Defense Report: Nukes, Bugs, and Gas in Hybrid Wars

Russia Defense Report: Nukes, Bugs, and Gas in Hybrid Wars

The recent spate of reports that Russian Radio-Chemical Defense (RKhB) Troops have been deployed to the Yamal Peninsula in order to combat an anthrax breakout among the local fauna brought attention to a relatively unknown and even unglamorous branch of the Russian Armed Forces which is tasked with protecting own forces, infrastructure, and civilian population from the effects of weapons of mass destruction.

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