Dugin’s Guideline – The anniversary of the death of Ivan the terrible, March 28

This King – the king of the world and not just Russia, became Ivan IV , called Ivan the Terrible. The king and should be Formidable to enemies, for the son of perdition, for heretics and agents of influence. And for their — for the Russian Orthodox people — it needs to be a Father. Ivan IV is crowned in the Kingdom. This is the last gesture of the transfer of the Empire. We, Russians, take in history not as a regional power and as a future World Empire. That’s what Ivan the terrible. This is our entry into the final battle for the meaning of history. This is our universal name of the Russian mission. The name Rus.

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Relations between Turkey and ISIS documented once again | ANF

After the ISIS gangs’ massacre in the Belgian capital Brussels on March 22, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan claimed that Turkey had ‘captured the perpetrators of the massacre and sent them back to their countries.’ The documents the SDF seized in Şeddadê and Gîrê Spî show that hundreds of ISIS gangs traveled to Syria and Rojava with the help of the Turkish state. The Turkish state, whose ties to ISIS become clearer every day, claimed that they had warned Belgium about the gangs in order to cover up its responsibility. However, the documents SDF seized show that hundreds of ISIS gangs travel to Syria and Europe through Turkey.

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Palmyra | Colonel Cassad

It is not difficult to see from the map that by taking Palmyra, the SAA has seriously complicated the position of the troops of the Caliphate by taking control of transportation and key road on which were supplied the troops of the Caliphate fighting to the South of Palmyra, in view of what in the near future even with the most stubborn resistance, the rebels will begin to experience problems with food and fuel, and to obtain supplies through the desert will be very problematic, not to mention the fact that this area is currently active Russian aircraft and attack helicopters. I would bet that Al-Qaryatayn is liberated in 7-10 days, and perhaps earlier.

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Assad is Not Ruling Out Turkish, Saudi Invasion of Syria

Logically, intervention is not possible, but sometimes reality is at odds with logic, particularly when there are irrational people leading a certain state. That’s why I don’t rule that out for a simple reason: Erdogan is a fanatical person with Muslim Brotherhood inclinations. He is living the Ottoman dream. For him, the collapse which took place in Tunisia, Libya, Egypt and Syria is something personal.

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How Putin’s leverage shaped the Syrian ceasefire | Gareth Porter

Magnier said he had learned from his sources that no weapons have crossed the border into Syria from either Turkey or Jordan since the ceasefire went into effect. This crucial element of the US-Russian understanding, about which the Obama administration has maintained a discrete silence, evidently left the leadership of Nusra Front and its allies with little choice but to go along with the ceasefire for an indeterminate period. The entire armed opposition has thus apparently been shut down in Syria on the insistence of the United States because it was a requirement for the Russians to halt the offensive against them.

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