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Endgame in Syria: Trump Signals Withdrawal of US Troops

By Nauman Sadiq for VT In a momentous announcement at an event in Ohio on Thursday, Donald Trump said, “We’re knocking the hell out of...

Iraqi lawmakers call on Baghdad to set timetable for withdrawal of...

Jim W. Dean - Why is it that only foreigners are deemed capable of training Iraq's army, when it has tens of thousands of combat veterans, including the Popular Militias, who are now a new National Guard? 

Syria to deploy troops to Afrin under deal with Kurdish militants:...

  A Kurdish militant walks in the town of Rajo in the Afrin district, northern Syria, on January 27, 2018.The Syrian Government is set to...

Syrian War Report – January 19, 2018: Syrian Troops Almost Closed...

...from SouthFront On January 18, the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) and Iranian-backed militias liberated the village of Qaytal fom Hay’at Tahrir al-Sham (formerly Jabhat al-Nusra)...

‘Not enough even for coffee’: UK troops in Afghanistan get £1...

 Christmas in Vietnam was different, girls brought in, all of us got to meet Bob Hope personally, hot turkey dinners, christmas carols. The military wouldn't...

Russian warplanes & troops arrive home after Syrian mission accomplished (VIDEO)

The Russian forces operating in Syria, including the Beriev A-50 AWACS plane and military police detachment, are arriving back home after successfully completing their...

Syrian-Iraqi War Report – November 27, 2017: Iraqi Troops Liberated 14,100...

The army and the PMU are now consolidating their gains, securing the recently liberated area and re-supplying their troops.

Syrian War Report – November 20, 2017: Government Troops Liberated Al-Bukamal...

Government troops captured the villages of Kashmah and Salihiyah and besieged ISIS units in the area between al-Mayadin and Kashmah.

1964: On This Day in History, McNamara says U.S. has...

What the Heck? On this 10th day of November in 1964, at a news conference, Secretary of Defense Robert McNamara says that the United States has no plans to send combat troops into Vietnam.

Many US troops encounter racism in ranks – poll

As many as 42 percent of non-white US troops said they have personally experienced examples of white nationalism in the military, as opposed to...

Syria War Report – October 13, 2017: Turkish Troops And Vehicles...

...from SouthFront Late on October 12, the Turkish Army started deploying troops and vehicles in Syria’s Idlib province. According to reports, at least 30 Turkish...

Iran’s IRGC to treat US troops like Daesh if blacklisted

Jim W. Dean - US support for proxy terrorism is the most open secret in the history of clandestine warfare, yet when corporate media report on the stories, we find a key component, the US-NATO use of proxy terrorism to promote desired regime change, is flagrantly absent.

Afghanistan War Report – September 23, 2017: US Deploys More Troops...

...from SouthFront The US is increasing its military involvement in the Afghanistan conflict in an attempt to take an upper hand in a battle against...

Turkey to deploy 25,000 troops to enforce Idlib de-escalation zone

Jim W. Dean - The ink is hardly hardly dry on the deconfliction agreement and we now hear 25,000 Turkish troops will take over northern Idlib, including its airport. I don't see any way that Russia or Iran could deploy that many troops each for their respective areas.

US acknowledges presence of 11,000 troops in Afghanistan

Jim W. Dean - The US troop numbers juggling game finally gets exposed. Trump obviously ordered an earlier increase and told his Pentagon chief to hide the numbers until he was ready to announce a new Afghanistan policy.

Yemeni tribal fighters kill US troops in Ma’rib: Report

Yemeni tribal fighters have reportedly killed several American troops after they launched a heliborne attack on a village in Yemen’s central province of Ma’rib, a report says.

Syrian War Report – May 1, 2017: Government Troops Launch New...

Last weekend, the 5th Assault Corps and the National Defense Forces, supported by the Russian air power, began an operation against ISIS in the eastern Homs countryside. By Monday, government forces have retook the villages of Jibab Hamad, Tadmuria, Jabbab Hamad Rajm Al-Qasr, Rajm Dergam, Al-Rajm al-A’ali, Al-Rajm al-Madraji, the Al-Ay’lam hill and the Turks hill.

British troops in Estonia to counter Russia

The first British troops have arrived in Estonia as part of NATO's response to Russian aggression.

Pravda: As Trump Moves More Troops into Afghanistan, “Heroin dealer in...

  By William Edstrom A heroin surge is shocking and awing Americans, 165,000 of who will be killed the next ten years. How does 415,000 kilograms...

Assad: No one invited US to Manbij, all foreign troops in...

Any foreign forces, including those from the US, that enter Syria without invitation are invaders, Syrian President Bashar Assad told Chinese media in an...

Syrian troops attacking east to capture water treatment plant on Lake...

Jim W. Dean - We were not aware of the water plant strategic need until two days ago. This is why the SAA bypassed Deir-Hafer, not even stopping to cut the road off behind it.

Syrian War Report – March 6, 2017: Govt Troops Rapidly Advancing...

...from SouthFront Syrian government troops deployed to the areas controlled by Kurdish forces in the countryside of Manbij on March 3, according to the Russian...

A Dose of Very Nasty Truth: Trump Clears Rearming Al Qaeda...

 Trump and his military planning chief, General Jared Cohen, have authorized US Special Operations Teams, including Delta and US Navy SEALS, to operate inside...

Troops No More: US Is Spreading the Blind War Against Life...

TEHRAN (FNA) - The distressing images of desperate Syrian refugees still making the treacherous journey across the Mediterranean Sea and the Balkans to escape...

Syrian War Report – February 6, 2017: Govt Troops Move Closer...

...from SouthFront Near the ancient city of Palmyra in the province of Homs, army and NDF troops, supported by attack helicopters, are clashing with ISIS...

Report: Trump Orders US Troops to Operate with “Moderate Opposition” Against...

A foreign-backed Syrian opposition figure says members of his militant group are training with US troops in preparation for a joint operation to recapture Daesh-held Raqqah.

Deir Ez-zor reinforced with Syrian airborne troops via Russian helicopters

Syrian soldiers were able to execute a successful counter-attack and restore the connection between the two formations to the north and to the south of the city of Deir Ez-Zor.

Russian Cyber Troops And US Presidential Election

...from SouthFront The months after Hillary Clinton’s stunning loss to Donald Trump in the US presidential election have been dominated by stories concerning “Russian hackers.”...

Turkey agrees to pull back troops from Iraq, proof of foreign...

Jim W. Dean - VT has been watching the shifting Turkish foreign policy claims with a skeptical eye based on Erdogan's history. As we have often said, "watch what he does, not so much what he says".

Syrian Troops Are Close To The Biggest Victory In The War

...from SouthFront Militant groups that operate in Aleppo city are in panic. On December 6, government forces took control of the neighborhoods of Sheikh Lutfi and...

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