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Putin’s stunning revelations about new Russian weapons systems-It's Over

Putin’s stunning revelations about new Russian weapons systems ( It’s Over)

If you have no read it yet, please check out Putin’s full address to the Federal Assembly.  What stunned me, and many others, are the new weapon systems Putin has announced. First, he confirmed that the Sarmat ICBM would replace the ...

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Making sense of the Russian 5th generation fighters in Syria

[This article was written for the Unz Review] When I got an email from a friend telling me that a pair of Su-57s was seen landing at the Russian Aerospace Forces base in Kheimim, Syria, I immediately dismissed it as ...

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Syrian War Report – February 28, 2018: US Reportedly Strikes Govt Forces, Syrian Army Responds

Early on February 27, reports appeared that aircraft of the US-led coalition had carried out strikes on government forces at the village of Salhiya in the province of Deir Ezzor. According to pro-government sources, the SAA responded by launching anti-aircraft ...

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Who is doing what in Syria, part II: Syria grabs the initiative

by Ghassan Kadi In my previous article (http://ooduarere.com/news-from-nigeria/world-news/who-is-who-insyria/), I expressed my take on the highly unlikely possibility of an all-out war in Syria. As a matter of fact, I had been expressing this very same view for years, against all war-mongering ...

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Syrian War Report – February 26, 2018: Tiger Forces Start Ground Operation In Eastern Ghouta

On February 25, the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) and its allies started a ground phase of their operation against militants in the Eastern Ghouta region, near Damascus. Since the start of the operation, government forces had liberated the locations of ...

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Syrian War Report – February 23, 2018: Syrian Army Enters YPG-held Part Of Aleppo, Turkey Strikes Convoy Entering Afrin

On February 22, units of the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) entered into and established a full control of the YPG-held neighborhoods of Aleppo city, according to pro-government sources. A representative of the Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG) confirmed the SAA ...

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Globally Top-Respected Experts on Middle East Warn Syrian War May Produce WW III

by Eric Zuesse for The Saker blog Abdel Bari Atwan, the retired editor-in-chief (1989-2013) of the pan-Arab newspaper Al Quds Al Arabi and author of widely respected books on the Middle East, headlined on February 18th, “A superpower confrontation could be triggered by accident ...

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Syrian War Report – February 22, 2018: Russia Moves Its Advanced Su-57 Stealth Fighters Into Syria

On February 21, the Turkish Armed Forces (TAF) and the Free Syrian Army (FSA) captured the villages of Qara Baba, Kirbet Siluki and Vergan from the Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG) in the Afrin area. Clashes between Turkish forces and ...

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Russian Presidential Elections: boring, useless and necessary?

[this analysis was written for the Unz Review] As the Presidential elections in Russia are drawing near I am amazed to see how much interest this event is generating in spite of the fact that it sure seems to me that ...

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Stop confusing Kurdistans! Syria’s leftists must turn home to Assad

by Ramin Mazaheri As Assad-backed troops enter Afrin to fight Turkish invaders, the Syrian conflict has entered its decisive crossroads: Will Northern Syria cooperate with Damascus, or not? This is the key to Syrian peace and territorial unity. It’s also the ...

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