Jim W. Dean – VT has been on RT twice now since the Politico article that fizzled out on our being a Russian subversion tool to use against American veterans. We are still getting “tease” emails from old friends and enemies.
Will an early election be called by Prime Minister Netanyahu and/or will he be indicted? Is that why Netanyahu was working on campaign ads earlier in May? – Ann
Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin (“Bibi”) Netanyahu and those controlling Bibi recognized who U.S. President Donald Trump is –long ago. So, they like him – a lot.
Jim W. Dean – Almost everywhere that combat is going on, some civilians are in the way, and the jihadis and opposition use them as human shields and their corpses as “proof” of Assad being the ruthless tyrant. They forget that we are onto their scam.
Jim W. Dean – There is an old saying, “The difficult we do today, and the impossible…tomorrow.” There were many naysayers to these Astana talks, that nothing could really be done without the “big boys” at the table, but they were wrong. It’s on to Geneva time now.
Gordon Duff – With Tillerson’s meltdown during confirmation hearings, Trump has no one qualified to attend, no one with weight enough to hold his own with Lavrov.
…from SouthFront On December 8 ISIS terrorists launched multiple offensives against Syrian government forces near Palmyra. ISIS used a high number of car bombs and infanghtry fighting vehicles. ISIS seized notable areas northwest of the city, including Jazal, set a full control over Qasr al-Halabat south of Palmyra. The tactical goal of the ISIS operation […]
Nazar Mohammad Mutmaeen for Veterans Today Afghan writer and political Analyst based in Kabul Guardian and Reuters reported that the Taliban held secret peace talks with U.S. and the Afghan government. The Afghan government did not confirm or deny reports of the meeting. Meanwhile, Sohail Shaheen, the spokesman for the Taliban’s Political Office based in […]
Jim W. Dean – No one is holding their breath about a major breakthrough at this meeting, but that does not mean it is a waste of time. There will be no “covert’ attack on Syria by the Americans during such talks.
Duff explains why a Clinton presidency will lead to disastrous war, leaving Russia and Syria no choice but to push for a military solution.
This new development in Egypt comes on the heels of Russia’s announcement that it is to expand and make permanent it’s naval base in Tartus, Syria. Taken together, these two developments represent a major strategic shift by Russia where they are gaining a foothold in the eastern Mediterranean and a permanent presence in the Middle East.
Jim W. Dean – The Yemenis are making history with not only the resistance they are putting up against the Saudi coalition, but also the sophisticated political moves they have been making.
Jim W. Dean – The public’s attitude, those I converse with, shows a growing suspicion and antipathy toward trade treaties, as future generations have no say so afterwards.
When Thatcher took power in 1979 Britain was only 7th or 8th largest arms exporter in the world. By the time she left office in 1991, we were second only to the US of Arms in arms exports. Thatcher destroyed British industry and replaced it with an arms industry – that is why Britain has been involved in one conflict or another since 1991, that is why we are friends with any rotten, evil regime who will pony up the cash for our cluster bombs, land mines and other ‘goodies’.
About ten days ago, the militants were forced to flee towards Aleppo’s northern boundary, towards the border with Turkey, after their only supply route which heads to the militant-controlled areas of Aleppo city, the Castello Road, was cut. – Hassan Shemshadi
Germany’s Steinmeier – “We are talking with each other like emissaries from two different planets. There is essentially no basis for understanding … no basis for discussions,” the top German diplomat said.
The topic of direct interaction between the Russian and the US military in Syria was not discussed at the meeting of the top officials.
…from SouthFront Talks aimed at ending Yemen’s war opened in Kuwait on April 21. The delay of the talks is explained by experts by the inability to achieve some key preconditions to start them. For instance, Saudi Arabia had demanded that the Houthi alliance has to hand over all heavy armament to the coalition. It’s […]
MOSCOW, February 26. /TASS/. The lack of progress at political talks on Syria comes as some Syrian opposition members wish to bargain for privileged position, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said on Friday. Syria truce plan crushes Turkish president’s aggressive intentions “The only matter agreed in Vienna that has no positive changes is political talks,” Lavrov […]
According to US Secretary of State John Kerry, leaders have reached a ceasefire agreement that could be implemented within days. Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov stressed that the main result of meeting in Munich was a confirmation of the UN resolution on Syria. Lavrov also said that Russia expressed its concern that the Syrian opposition was harming efforts to resolve […]
The Russian Foreign Ministry said Riyadh-backed opposition left the Syrian-Syrian talks in Geneva due to the successes made by the Syrian army on the ground.
Geneva-III Talks Suspended by Pro-Saudi Syrian Dissidents’ Preconditions TEHRAN (FNA)- Secretary-General of the National Coordination Committee for Democratic Change Mahmoud Marei blamed the Syrian dissidents for the suspension of the recent peace talks in Geneva. “The main reason for the decision to suspend the talks by UN special envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura was […]
Russia will not allow certain participants of the intra-Syrian talks in Geneva to exclude Kurds from participating, Russia’s envoy to the UN Office in Geneva Alexey Borodavkin said Friday. GENEVA (Sputnik) — The Syrian Kurdish Democratic Union Party (PYD) has not been invited by the United Nations to the talks. The Kurdish party accused Ankara of throwing its weight […]
We are on the eve of the talks and who is really coming seems to still be up in the air. But Staffan de Mistura did not humiliate the UN by letting the extortionists hijack the invitation list from the UN.
Moscow and Washington are close to reaching a compromise on the participants of the Syria peace talks set to start next week. Two separate Syrian opposition delegations are expected to be invited to the negotiations in Geneva, according to media reports. – United Nations-sponsored negotiations between the Syrian government and the opposition have already been […]
Nazar Mohammad Mutmaeen Afghan writer and political Analyst based in Kabul On January 11, the first meeting of the quadrilateral coordination group of Pakistan, Afghanistan, China and the U.S. on Afghan peace and reconciliation was convened in Islamabad. The remarks of Hekmat Khalil Karzai, the senior Afghan negotiator, after the meeting, were against peace, and he, […]
By Masud Wadan, for Veterans Today The root cause of today’s endless conflict in Afghanistan dates back to the day when soviet forces set foot on Afghan soil, the war that sustained to drag into another century and passed to other war wagers. Following the soviet exit, the power was taken over by the […]
Syrian political and armed opposition groups meeting in Riyadh have agreed on a framework for negotiations with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, opposition sources told AFP on Thursday.