Tag Archives: Syria

Al-Tanf

From Moon of Alabama: Yesterday a small battalion size force (~2-300 men) of the regular Syrian army, Syrian National Defense Organization volunteers and Iraqi Popular Mobilization Forces (PMF/PMU of the Kata’ib al-Imam Ali) marched on the road from the west … Continue reading

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Trump’s Blustering Dumbassery

From The Saker: I have an important update: based on Russian sources, including video footage and the reports of one Russian journalist on the ground, Evgenii Poddubnyi, it has become clear that the US strike was largely symbolic.  Here is … Continue reading

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Trump’s Al Qaeda Air Force

NATO acted as ISIS Air Force in Libya, destroying water systems. From Moon of Alabama: Several reports over the years confirm that Al-Qaeda in Syria has the precursors and capabilities to produce and use Sarin as well as other chemical … Continue reading

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US Invading Syria

From the comments at The Saker: The US is currently moving forces into eastern Syria, increasing the numbers of troops on the ground weekly and going dark about the count. Centcom announced it would no longer publish the numbers. This … Continue reading

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The Realpolitik of Orange Jesus

From Gilbert Doctorow: There are indications that Trump may be continuing to advance a more collaborative approach toward Russia through the quiet expansion of military-to-military cooperation, such as the recent meeting in Turkey to coordinate strikes against the Islamic State (ISIS) … Continue reading

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Turkey Blocked From Syria

From Moon of Alabama: For the first time since the start of the war the supply lines between Turkey and the Islamic State are cut off!.. Last year Erdogan had allied with Russia and Iran after a (U.S. supported?) coup … Continue reading

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Russia Separates Moderate Rebels from Terrorists

From Moon of Alabama: On the last days of the Obama administration the U.S. military hit a large Al-Qaeda training camp in Idleb governate in Syria. The camp was known as a training area for European fighters.  B-52 strategic bombers … Continue reading

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