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NEO: Why isn’t the West Sanctioning Turkey for its Special Operation...
The recent Russophobic frenzy by Washington and its Western allies over Russia’s special operation to denazify and demilitarize Ukraine makes one wonder, why doesn’t the West react in the same way to the special operation that Turkey is conducting on Iraqi territory.
NEO: Will it be Biden and Putin, Making the New World?
With the COVID pandemic, the world economy is no longer in focus. In America, millions of jobs are more than lost, the industries themselves have contracted or disappeared. No one knows what the world economy will be, what will survive, and what nations may well crumble economically as well.
Geopolitics in the Middle East: What About the Kurds?
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SDF recaptures eight villages in northern Al-Hasakah from Turkish SNA
This video shows the SDF taking out an SNA armored vehicle attacking the M-4 highway today, in a sitting-duck position and at an easy close range for the SDF shooters.
NEO – Did America’s crystal ball show this Russian-Turkey surprise in...
The Kurds’ deal with Russia and Syria means that the US has lost its only ground ally in the region; the US no longer has any means to influence the ground situation without the Kurds.
Breaking: Turkish, Russian troops begin joint patrols in northern Syria
Jim W. Dean - The Deep State actors, as always, will be the biggest threat to peace. Look to see them trying to run their own terror attacks inside north Syria, and blaming it on a suitable patsy.
Syria – Seven Syrian soldiers killed in clashes with Turkish troops
Jim W. Dean - The future will not be determined by what Erdogan does, but what the Syrians and Kurds can, and will do. Will the Kurds deal straight up with Damascus, or play Assad off against the US?
Fake Raid? Abu Mohammad Salama Killed? Did Zionists & Kurds Schlong...
Q. Within minutes of President Donald Trump’s announcement of an alleged raid that allegedly killed an alleged ISIS leader known as Abu Bakr...
Syrian Oil Scam: Netanyahu and Jared Kushner Meeting in Saudi Arabia...
ISIS leaders, formerly imprisoned in Syria, were "sprung" by private military special operations groups and are forming a new base of operations that will have strong ties to the powerful Israeli military and intelligence clandestine group inside the Kurdish region of Iraq. Financing it will be stolen Syrian oil....
Breaking: Erdogan agrees to Syrian-Russia-Turkish border patrols
Jim W. Dean - The big winner here is Syria. Once it knows that it does not have to put half its army into north Syria to fight Turkey, it can proceed at full speed with its Latakia and Idlib offensive.
Trump wants to end the “Stupid Wars”?
by Phil Giraldi, ...with The Unz Review - First published ... October 15, 2029 - The discussion, if one might even call it that, regarding the...
US troops withdrawing from Syria have no permission to stay in...
Jim W. Dean - Once the troops returning from Syria get to their main base in Iraq, is the Iraqi military going to get ID's and photos on them and pass out trackable bar-coded wrist bands.
Kurds angry over US withdrawal and the end to having their...
The US has made a tactical retreat to Western Iraq...for now.
Trump’s word worthless – US still plays with Kurds and Syrian...
Pentagon chief confirms plan to keep some troops in Syria to control oil fields.
More endless nonsense from Trump
Jim W. Dean - Dear Mr. Trump, Enough already. I appreciate your validating my early prediction that you would run the White House like a reality TV program, but...
Erdogan acknowledges Syrian control of any safe zone
Jim W. Dean - Questions will still remain about Kurdish units integrated with the Syrian military "securing" the area. Will the YPG be shifted to other less sensitive areas, or will it be disbanded and absorbed into the Syrian military?
The truce that did not last a day – Welcome to...
Jim W. Dean - We are witnessing the usual scam, where they grab the headlines for being a reasonable participant, but then they "interpret the agreement" to accomplish what they wanted.
As expected, Trump wants all credit for Syria ceasefire deal
Jim W. Dean - No modesty at all, Trump is claiming "millions of lives will be saved...due to his tough love.
Breaking: Turkey, US agree to temporary ceasefire in Syria
Turkey has agreed to temporarily halt its military operation against Syria’s Kurdish-led militias, allowing them to withdraw from the country’s border.
NEO – The Scramble of October 2019, a New World
Gordon Duff - American mischief is at an end, leaving things as they were before 9/11, at the brink of a very different war with nothing changed.
Live Updates: Turkey’s offensive in Northern Syria enters its second week
...by Sputnik News, Moscow - First published ... October 16, 2019 - 15:48 Russian Forces Have Crossed the Euphrates River in Northern Syria, Moving East With...
US Forces Intervene to Stop Damascus from Aiding Slaughtered Kurds
Sources said U.S. forces stationed at a bridge prevented movement between cities in an attempt to prevent pro-Assad forces from entering the area and helping the Kurdish civilians.
NEO – What Happens Now with Syria?
The Syria withdrawal story has taken almost daily twists and turns, even with Bolton and Trump seeming to be going in separate directions.
Trump and Bolton play good and bad cop game on Syria
Jim W. Dean - The free and democratic US now insists, without any input from Syria, that it will decide Syria's foreign policy with the Turks on the Kurds,
Kurdish fighters withdraw from Manbij: Syria
Jim W. Dean - The YPG has been wasting troops in Manbij, when they could have been put to better use clearing ISIS out of eastern Deir Ezzor province faster.
Iraq to play bigger role in Syria to fight Daesh: PM
... from Press TV, Tehran - First published ... January 01, 2018 - The Iraqi prime minister has hinted that his country would play a...
Erdogan reneges on staying out of Kurdish Syria if SAA takes...
Jim W. Dean - We still do not have the details on the deal Trump made with Erdogan, and we cannot be sure that one or the other, or both, will not break it.
Militants leaving last strongholds in Syria’s Homs, Hama
What makes this Northern Homs clearing story special is that it opens Highway 5, the main route to Aleppo, giving the SAA more flexible and faster internal lines for shifting forces around in future combat in the Idlib area.
NEO – Teetering on the Edge of Nuclear War
Gordon Duff - As this is written, the US, according to the Russian Ministry of Defense, is bringing carrier battle groups into both the Red Sea and Mediterranean to attack both Syrian and Russian Forces inside Syria.
Syria facing ‘new wave’ of US intervention, Iran’s Zarif says
Jim W. Dean - Zarif hit the nail on the head with his assertion that the US' hoax of being in Syria to eliminate Daesh in the Kurdish areas of Syria was merely a Plan B for Balkanizing Syria.
Turkey wins showdown with US over Syrian Kurds
... by Press TV, Tehran - First published ... January, 27, 2018 - Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu says US military forces need to immediately withdraw...
Former SDF spokesman rats out U.S. using SDF front org to...
Jim W. Dean - This is a wonderful story about a top SDF source spilling the beans on how the US used the SDF as a front to pass weapons through to "other combatants", with no bookkeeping bread crumb trail for aiding and abetting proxy terrorism.
Syrian Kurds ‘Determined to Retaliate Against Turkish Invasion of Afrin’
Amid the military buildup on the Syrian-Turkish border near Kurdish-controlled Afrin, Foza Yusuf, executive council co-chair of the self-proclaimed Democratic Federation of Northern Syria...
Presidents of Iran, Russia, Turkey hold Syria talks in Sochi
Jim W. Dean - The post ISIS-defeat shadow-boxing continues to crank up with the latest Sochi meeting of the Syrian guarantors' ceasefire, absent the US of course, due to its blatant undermining of all those it had previously been a part of.
Y2K continues to affect America
How do the creation of Department of Homeland Security in 2000 relate to the war economy and the attempt to bankrupt the United States at behest of corporate?
US representatives question State Dept policy in Iraq favoring Iran over...
US Congressional representatives and others gather in front of the Capitol to support Kurds in Iraq. WASHINGTON, D.C. - Several US congressmen including war veterans...
Israel Giving the Kurds an Air Force to Fight Baghdad (updated)
By Gordon Duff and Nahed al Husaini Minutes ago, 30 Hezbollah fighters were killed inside Syria. The US claims none of its planes were involved. Up...
NEO: A Scorching Hot Cold War
Jim W. Dean - I chose this title and the subject matter to get onto the table that it might be time to take a new look at our using the term "New Cold War", because it is anything but that.
Turkey agrees to ‘only deal with Baghdad’ over oil exports
Jim W. Dean - As I watched the Kurdish people dance in the streets with joy, I was astounded to see the unconcern over losing their oil export revenue or control of their airspace and borders, even for imports.