Tag Archives: Syria

Russian Electronic Warfare Systems

From The Saker: This week Russian officials declared that the delivery of S-300s for Syria was completed and that this first batch included 49 pieces of “military equipment”, including radars, control vehicles and four launchers. Russian officials added that, if … Continue reading

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Russia Imposes Syrian No-Fly Zone

From The Saker on September 20th: On September 19, the Russian Armed Forces kicked off snap drills in the eastern Mediterranean, which will last until September 26. Some experts claimed that the drills are a show of force and a … Continue reading

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Russia Blockades Israel

From EJ Magnier on the 14th: Turkey is pushing further reinforcements of troops, commando units and tanks into the northern Syrian city of Idlib and around it, for a specific objective: to disrupt the attack against the city by the … Continue reading

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Frightening the Germans

MoA – Microsoft Promotes Russia Scare To Gain Insider Access To Campaign Information: Microsoft now offers a “special cybersecurity protection” to those candidates and campaigns that use its Office 365, Outlock or Hotmail cloud services. NYT – Facebook Fueled Anti-Refugee … Continue reading

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Petrowars Averted

From Alex Emmons at The Intercept: The countries lobbying hardest for Tillerson’s removal were Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, both of which were frustrated by Tillerson’s attempts to mediate and end their blockade of Qatar… The plan, which … Continue reading

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Hashd al-Shaabi

From E.J. Magnier: That most oil-rich city, Basra, is characterised by its situation on a giant oilfield, the largest in the world, and its ample resources of oil and gas. It produces an average of 3.2 million barrels per day … Continue reading

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Only the Crazies Want War

From Pepe Escobar: Russophobia is a 24/7 industry, and all concerned, including its media vassals, remain absolutely livid with the “disgraceful” Trump-Putin presser… Then, the clincher: the Russian president calls [Special Counsel] Robert Mueller’s ‘bluff’, offering to interrogate the Russians … Continue reading

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