The US State Department is hesitant to label Tahrir al-Sham a terror group, despite the group’s link to al-Qaeda, as the US government has directly funded and armed the Zenki Brigade, one of the constituents of Tahrir al-Sham, with sophisticated weaponry including the US-made antitank TOW missiles.
Jim W. Dean – So far the Trump administration is stupidly attempting to hang world terrorism on the Iranians, which will go over like a lead balloon. Does Trump want to step into Obama’s shoes of playing the “good terrorist-bad terrorist” game?
Jonas E. Alexis – The criminal minds who supported ISIS and al-Nusra in Syria have been caught red-handed again.
Vladimir Putin: “Where is the logic? How will it all end?”
Jim W. Dean – Kerry was caught telling the Free Syrian Army shills that the US being in Syria, as are the others, is illegal…but we are using the “War on Terror” hot pursuit shtick as thin cover.
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.
On the Road to Damascus
Angela Merkel has been cooperating with the Powers That Be since the beginning of time
…from SouthFront In late May, the chief peace negotiator of the Saudi-based High Negotiations Committee, Mohammad Alloush, resigned over the failure of the rebel efforts during the recent round of the UN-backed Geneva peace talks to bring a political settlement to the Syria crisis. Mohammed Alloush is a member of the Saudi-backed Islamist militant group […]
Jim W. Dean – We seem to be seeing a stand down in the use of Russian and US air power along the Syrian border, virtually waving a green flag to Erdogan to go ahead and set up his buffer zone, a de facto one.
Jim W. Dean – We continue to see the ceasefire broken by Turkey’s steady supply of the terrorist units it supports. The US, NATO and EU have been powerless to do anything about it, or they are compliant in it as punishment on Russia for not pressuring Assad to step down.
Jim W. Dean – The US coalition kept the opposition groups intermingled with al-Nusra, so that when some opposition people got bombed “they” could claim the ceasefire had been broken and start shipping advanced weaponry to the opposition as they threatened, a breach of the ceasefire themselves.
Jim W. Dean – The Russians are showing their monitoring skills by catching ISIL trying to stage cease fire violations to give cover for Turkey’s own violations shelling the Kurds. Russian credibility continues to go higher and higher.
A top commander of al-Qaeda branch in Syria, the Nusra Front, was found dead after gunmen (Syrian Special Forces) raided his office in Syria’s southern city of Daraa on Thursday. Anas Abu Nabbut, aka Abu Abdullah, was killed by gunmen (Syrian Special Forces) in the Balad district in central Daraa.
Provinces, SANA – The army is advancing in Latakia northeastern countryside, establishing control over new areas, while its units in other areas continue operations, leaving more terrorists dead and destroying their equipment.
“Over the past 48 days, the Russian air grouping has performed 2,289 sorties and delivered 4,111 missile and bomb strikes against major infrastructure facilities and the concentrations of the militants’ armor and personnel.” – Chief of the Russian General Staff Valery Gerasimov said on Tuesday.
Egyptian cleric Ayman al-Zawahiri has called on all the Muslims to unite to oppose the Russian and Western threat in Syria.
Zbigniew Brzezinski would risk World War III to protect al-Qaeda.
Putin has now called America’s bluff over ISIS.
Gordon Duff – Very few American attacks have been against ISIS’ primary area of operations, nor against ISIS’ supply lines or ISIS’ transit capabilities, which allow them to move jihadists during daylight over hundreds of miles.
Secretary-General Abou Hazem al Saghayer…”ISIS and al Nusra encroached upon the Yarmouk camp after receiving orders from their US-Israeli backed operatives.”
Jim W. Dean…”I met Dr. Marandi at the Counter Terrorism Conference in Damascus when we shared a ride to the Syrian TV studio to do an evening show.”
Motorists know that if a fire breaks out at a petrol station, you cannot put it out by spraying it with gasoline.
“a non-Jew should be punished by death if he kills an embryo, even if the embryo is non-Jewish, while the Jew should not be, even if the embryo is Jewish.”
– PressTV – Terrorist al-Nusra Front militants, crossed from Syria into neighboring Lebanon, and executed a 14-year-old boy and threw his body on a road.
– Ulson Gunnar rips Time Magazine’s lungs out for their hit piece on Syrian Christians…that by supporting Assad they brought doom on themselves.
– Seth Ferris…”Seymour Hersh may have done the White House’s dirty work for it, whether he wanted to or not.”
“George are you a former US diplomat? You sound more like you are a former Israeli diplomat! “
– Western supported religious terrorism replaces Valentines Day for this brave young girl
– New Eastern Outlook – The 100,000 dead in Syria will all agree they did not enjoy their brief flirtation with Western demoracy