ALEPPO WARNING UPDATE: APRIL 28, 2016

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and his allies in Moscow and Tehran have set the stage for an imminent offensive to complete the encirclement of Aleppo City following the near-total breakdown of Geneva peace talks and an associated ceasefire on April 19. Regime warplanes have resumed a campaign of aerial bombardment against opposition-held districts of Aleppo City. Meanwhile, pro-regime forces and their local partners have intensified their efforts to secure favorable terrain in advance of future operations in Aleppo Province. The current confluence of strategic intent, political opportunity, and tactical maneuvers indicate that the regime and its allies will act within the coming weeks to encircle and besiege Aleppo City as
previously forecast by ISW.

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The speech of the Minister of defense of Iran at the Fifth Moscow conference on international security | BMPD

In the current environment of the Islamic Republic of Iran, being in the forefront of countering threats to security will make every effort and means, and will always focus on the requirements of the Nations and legitimate governments of Syria, Iraq and the Yemeni people to protect their territorial integrity, national unity and political independence.

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DUGIN’S GUIDELINE – Trump and Clinton the battle will be bloody

This time, Hillary’s America is going to lose the world and lose herself as well. By trying to retain hegemony and prolong the unipolar world system, the US will finally collapse because it is simply impossible. This will be the agony – a very dangerous and risky time. But afterwards we will be finally free from the Americans. Nice job, Hillary! We are ready for your apocalyptic show.

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DAESH beheads itself

With the terror group increasingly losing ground and momentum in both Syria and Iraq, ISIS has reportedly executed 21 of its own warlords in its de facto capital of Al-Raqqa, Syria, during April only. Local activists from the group’s stronghold confirmed the news, adding that a number of military commanders have been also relocated to Iraq. The UK-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) reported that an ISIS commander of a Moroccan nationality was among the executed.

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Putin’s Secret Force Multiplier: Special Operations Forces | Roger McDermott

The level of air power Russia deploys and uses in Syria depends on the success of its military advisors in conducting the intense train-and-equip program for the SAA. Some of these advisors are personnel belonging to Russia’s most secretive military organization: the Special Operations Forces Command (Komandovaniye Sil Spetsial’nykh Operatsiy—KSSO). These forces are acclaimed for their roles in seizing Crimea and, more recently, for their involvement in operations in Syria. They constitute an important force multiplier in the Kremlin’s efforts to apply small numbers of military personnel and assets to achieve maximum impact toward political-military objectives

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