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Pentagon Requests $550M for SDF

From The Saker: On February 10, the Syrian Air Defense Forces (SADF) shot down an F-16I fighter jet of the Israeli Air Force (IAF) during Israeli airstrikes on targets near Damascus and the T4 Airbase… At 8:45 the IAF conducted … 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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Who Lost Turkey?

From Moon of Alabama: Trump promised to stop the delivery of weapons to the YPG forces in east-Syria. But the White House was evasive on the issue and the U.S. military Central Command has acted contrary to that promise… The … 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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