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Update on the Turkey vs Syria, Russia and Iran

Dear friends, Just a quick update: as I predicted, the Syrian forces have retaken most of the strategically crucial town of Saraqib.   Russia has confirmed that Russian military police units have already entered the town. This crucial town was lost ...

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Russian Warplanes Rain Hell On Saraqib City (Video)

On February 28 afternoon, warplanes of the Russian Aerospace Forces (VKS) carried out a series of airstrikes on militants’ positions and equipment in Saraqib city in southern Idlib. According to opposition sources, the airstrikes were focused on the city center ...

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Are Russia and Turkey on a collision course?

[this analysis was written for the Unz Review] The murder of the Iranian hero-martyr General Soleimani created a situation in which a war between Iran and the Axis of Kindness (USA/Israel/KSA) became a real possibility but, at the very last minute, ...

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Adventures Of Idlib Hipsters. American Waterloo In Khirbat Amu

In Turkey, it is by now a good tradition to threaten Syria with a war every time when luckless Idlib rebels suffer another military defeat from the Syrian Army. This week was no exception. Recept Tayip Erdogan spearheaded the choir ...

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Erdogan’s Long-Coming Reality Check:

by Ghassan Kadi for Ooduarere Via The Saker Blog It is hard to say if Erdogan is running out of choices, friends, time, or all of the above; and his stands on various issues and the contradictions he ploughs through ...

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Assad Is Destroying Last Seedlings Of Idlib Democracy

The bloody Assad regime is threatening the last seedlings of democracy planted by Mr. al-Julani and his foreign backers in the Syrian province of Idlib.

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The Syrian Russian Turksih Idlib Stand-Of – Erdogan’s Last Stand?The Syrian Russian Turksih Idlib Stand-Of – Erdogan’s Last Stand?

by Ghassan Kadi for Ooduarere via The Saker Blog Even though the Syrian Army, with the aid of its international friends and allies, especially Russia, has been able to score many victories and liberate most of Syria’s major cities from the ...

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The Last White Helmet Of Idlib

Israeli media are celebrating. Asghar Bashpour, a top commander in Iran’s Quds Force who was close to its assassinated leader, Qassem Soleimani, has reportedly died in battle in Syria. Bashpour, who was overseeing Iranian operations in Aleppo, was killed at ...

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Offensive Operations In Southern Idlib Resumed

Late on January 15, pro-government forces, led by the 25th Special Mission Forces Division, resumed their offensive operations in Greater Idlib. Since then, they have taken control of several villages including Barsah, Nouhiya, Tell Khatrah, and Khirbat Dawud, west of ...

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The Iranian missile strike: an initial evaluation

First, as always, a recap. Turns out that the Iranian strikes were apparently very accurate, check out these photos: This is interesting, because while I had some US ex-Colonel on idiot-box saying that most Iranian missiles either missed or landed ...

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