Fresh video evidence from the province of Latakia indicates that Russia has likely increased its air grouping operating in Syria.
Jim W. Dean – Russia is now demanding what it knows the US cannot deliver, control over its own jihadi groups, which have been getting supplied by Saudi Arabia and Qatar, who may be telling them what to do.
… from Pravda, interview with Viktor Sergeyev, Director of the Center for Global Issues, Institute for International Studies (IIS), MGIMO University
While the Russian defense industry demonstrates its wares around the world at a variety of international arms exhibitions, the largest single event is the annual Armiya event, held this year on September 6-11 at a variety of locations
US Deputy Secretary of Defense Bob Work: “Our adversaries [Russia], quite frankly, are pursuing enhanced human operations and it scares the crap out of us.”
Jim W. Dean – You just can’t make this stuff up. General Dunford “has not facts” but he blames Russia in front of Congress for the attack on the Aleppo aid convoy. He appointed himself judge and jury, but skipped over the investigator part.
…from SouthFront The Syrian army, Hezbollah and Liwaa Al-Quds, supported by Russian warplanes, launched an attack on Jaish al-Fatah militants in the Old Ramouseh Neighborhood of Aleppo city. Following an intense firefight, the pro-government forces took control of the Ramouseh Bakery. If the Old Ramouseh Neighborhood is secured, the Sheikh Sa’eed Neighborhood will become the […]
Gordon Duff again got it right when he stated: “The US has shown a willingness to sacrifice any credibility of any kind.” John Kerry didn’t disappoint Duff at all.
This is absolutely dynamite material, it blows to smithereens any notion that Edward Snowden is anything other than a fraud, a CIA disinfo op.
Jim W. Dean says that Obama’s recent speech to the UN “almost made me gag.” I had a slightly different reaction. The speech almost made me want to puke largely because Obama knows better.
Jim W. Dean – Obama’s UN speech writers went overboard on trying to wallpaper over the blood splatters of his regime change legacy, thinking that would erase it. And the parts about “accountable government and “true democracy” made me gag.
Jim W. Dean – The Russian elections where a slam dunk affirmation for those running the show, especially Putin and Lavrov. Even the next two parties, although separate, have supported Russia’s foreign policy which giving a huge plurality.
Jim W. Dean – Mr. Engdahl brings us a top-to-bottom review of the energy wars behind much of the Mideast turmoil. VT has editorialized extensively that we see international crime as the main engine behind the current terror proxy wars and the New Cold War.
People like Samantha Power obviously prove that the Ayatollah Khomeini was right on target when he launched the term “the Great Satan” to describe the Zionist State of America.
At the request of Russia, the United Nations Security Council is set to convene at 7:30PM ET, only a matter of hours after a US-led airstrike killed 80 Syrian Army forces paving the way for a major Daesh offensive. On Saturday evening the United Nations Security Council will meet to discuss airstrikes by the US-led coalition in Syria […]
Jim W. Dean – With the Syrian-Russian-Iran anti-terrorism coalition having stopped the planned take down of Syria, the US coalition, which has both supported terrorists and fought them, can become even more dangerous.
The United States and Russia exchanged allegations of ceasefire violations against both of their respective proxies on September 15th. According to Moscow, US-led forces has violated the ceasefire 32 times.
..from SouthFront One crucial difference setting aside Russia and its historical and potential military adversaries is the territorial size and, as the saying goes, size matters. The territorial extent of the Russian state, the fact of it frequently being ringed by states pursuing hostile policies, has evolved a certain unique brand of strategic thinking which […]
Jim W. Dean – The major boomerang from all of this is the huge focus now on Russia’s building up its defense capacities, despite the hardships of the sanctions. And with Obama’s ill thought out Asian Pivot, the Chinese are in the same mode now.
My. my…what a surprise here…Putin getting a toe hold into the US main naval base in the Persian Gulf. This must have both the State Dept. and Pentagon’s shorts in a knot.
Jim W. Dean – US special Syrian envoy Michael Ratner’s letter to the moderate opposition groups warning that those who continue to work with al-Nusra will face “dire consequences” is a strong hint that they will get bombed if they do so. The new deal has some teeth in it.
NATO has by degrees since the fall of the Soviet Union, increased Nuclear and ground troops along Russia’s border.
Boris Abramovich Berezovsky “was assassinated by British spies after threatening to expose photographs dubbed ‘royal porn’ allegedly featuring a young Prince Philip.”
The Tu-214R electronic surveillance aircraft is a major component of the Russian “reconnaissance-strike complex”, and has played an important role in the recent fighting around Aleppo.
Back in March, I wrote an article which analysed how the well (or not so well) Saudi Arabia’s newly formed “Coalition against Terrorism” was performing.
The US may be conducting biological research that is “not entirely peaceful,” as Washington opposes the idea of tightening international control over biological weapons, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov has said.
Veterans of the World War II and diplomatic officials from nine different countries arrived in the Russian northern port city of Arkhangelsk to mark the 75th anniversary of the first Arctic Convoy, which delivered essential supplies to the USSR during the war. Arctic Convoys was one of the toughest and most courageous WWII missions, involving […]
In 1947, after Pakistan split from British Indian Empire and reborn into an independent nation, it just became an ideal state for both superpowers.
Russia completes the tests of stratospheric weapons for long-range bombers. The weapons are said to be capable of striking targets at a distance of 1,000 kilometers.
The Israeli regime has always thought that they could do just about anything they want. No more.