Category Archives: Military Disasters

Russia Backing Kurds

From Zero Hedge: In accordance with an energy cooperation framework agreement signed in late January, Russia will have exclusive rights to produce oil and gas in Syria. The agreement goes significantly beyond that, stipulating the modalities of the rehabilitation of … Continue reading

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Time is Syria’s Ally

From Ghassan Kadi for The Saker: The recent escalation between Syria and Israel is not a prelude for a bigger war. Nobody wants a war; not right now, as they are all aware of the damage that can be inflicted upon … Continue reading

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Syria Downs Israeli F-16

From Moon of Alabama: It is the first downing of an Israeli jet by Syrian air defense since 1982! From the cited Elijah Magnier on Twitter: The Sky over #Syria is no longer an #Israeli/i promenade. From MOA: Hizbullah has enough reserves to submit … Continue reading

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US Arranges Attack in Syria

From Moon of Alabama: The Syrian army has deployed new air defenses in north-west Syrian that can cover Afrin canton which is under Turkish attack… The Kurds fighting the Turkish supported religious-extremists have some support from the Syrian government. Their … Continue reading

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Turkey Invades Syria

From Moon of Alabama: Tillerson tried to calm the Turks by claiming that the “border protection force” was not for border protection… “Having the Syrian State in control of its Northern Border wasn’t the only Russian demand. The other was … Continue reading

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The Doors of Hell Will Open

From Moon of Alabama, citing the WSJ: On Sunday, the U.S.-led military coalition battling Islamic State issued a statement trumpeting the creation of the 30,000-strong “Border Security Force.” But the announcement, which triggered Turkish denunciations, caught officials in Washington off … Continue reading

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Breaking the Military

From Danny Sjursen: [D]espite former president Obama’s ongoing promises that “the tide of war is receding” and that America could finally “start nation-building at home,” nothing of the sort occurred then, or is now, under President Trump. Though the U.S. military (thankfully) … Continue reading

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