Originally posted on Russia Military Analysis:
Last week Russia concluded its annual international naval salon in St. Petersburg. Below I offer some quick takes on the likely implications for Russian…
Originally posted on Russia Military Analysis:
Elijah J. Magnier Published here: http://alrai.li/ssz7d5v via @AlraiMediaGroup Key words: Kurds, Rojava, Kurdistan, Masoud Barzani, Iraq, Syria, Iran, Turkey, US, Russia, studio Arabia. Titles: Iran, Syria and Iraq believe that the US […]
Iran is not just a country, and Iranians are not just people. This is the greatest civilization of antiquity and modernity, playing a huge, sometimes leading role in the multidimensional dialogue of cultures, which is the essence of the history of the world. Iran is an Asian country, and its people, its history is part of the culture of Asia. This means that here we are dealing with something completely independent of Europe and its ways, its identity and the struggle of its Logos.
Originally posted on Eurasianist Internet Archive:
Author: Alexander Dugin Translator: Jafe Arnold Written in 1992 for publication in the newspaper Den, but rejected for being too “intellectualist”; subsequently published in…
Originally posted on Russia Observer:
WESTERN VALUES™. I am weary of supposedly independent international surveys in which Russia is always near the bottom. At last Denis Churilov has taken the…
Elijah J. Magnier Published here: alrai.li/52xjj2m via @AlraiMediaGroup Key words: Kurds, Iraq, Syria, Turkey, Iran, US, Russia, Baghdad, Erbil, Hasaka, Ankara, Tehran, Damascus, ISIS, YPG, Peshmerga. Baghdad, Elijah J. Magnier: @ejmalrai Three […]
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Hello and welcome to the 167th instalment of the SWD. Military events/news are listed below by the governorates: Raqqa: Syrian Democratic Forces have captured an ammunition…
Reports say that North Korea again launched its missile on a very highly lofted trajectory, which allowed the missile to fall in the Sea of Japan rather than overflying Japan. It appears the ground range of the test was around 1,000 km (600 miles), which put it in or close to Japanese territorial waters. Reports also say the maximum altitude of the launch was 3,700 km (2,300 miles) with a flight time of about 47 minutes.
In the Citadel of Aleppo held the largest concert since the beginning of the war.
For the thousands of citizens who came to the concert, this is another evidence of peaceful life, which became possible as a result of the completion of the large-scale battles of the Syrian war.
Briton John Cantil who created ISIS propaganda documentaries (especially he managed a movie about suicide bombers “Caravan of light”) was killed in the Mosul area.
The Houthis have posted photographic proof of shooting down an American UAV on the border of Yemen and Saudi Arabia.
For SAA, the occupation of the oasis Sukhna will have important operational value, as the capture of Sukhna opens the way for the assault in the province of Deir ez-Zor, where an oasis can be intermediate rear base that will be necessary as you move along the road of HOMS – Deir-ZZ-Zor. For the Caliphate the loss of Arak would mean further complication of the situation to the East and North-East of Palmyra, where in the last few months, “black” has lost a number of key positions.
Over the past year the market for the of supply of weapons to Africa has changed, if earlier, the American satellites of Saudi Arabia and Jordan were the only market for American weapons, due to the development of the war in Libya, Yemen, Iraq and Syria, the Saudis and the Jordanians have become more independent players and now they buy weapons from the manufacturer and then sell them to “the needy”
Against the background of problems with the storm itself Raqqa and high losses SDF in an attempt to break the defense of militants in urban areas (which in General follows the problems faced by the Iraqi army during the storming of Mosul), the Americans in the last month significantly increased its military presence in Northern Syria -this applies both to the modernization of the existing network databases (as a full-fledged, and various logistical units designed for military interaction with SDF/YPG) and the supply of additional batch of small arms, and various light armored vehicles and specialized engineering vehicles.
The Trump administration has decided to halt the CIA’s covert program to equip and train certain rebel groups fighting the government of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, two U.S. officials said, a move sought by Assad ally Russia.
The U.S. has increased the number of military posts in the terrorist PKK/PYD-held Syrian territories to ten.
According to Anadolu Agency reporters, a U.S. military point has recently been established in PKK/PYD-held areas in northern Syria.
Bannon’s reading eventually led him to the work of René Guénon, an early-20th-century French occultist and metaphysician who was raised a Roman Catholic, practiced Freemasonry, and later became a Sufi Muslim who observed the Sharia. There are many forms of traditionalism in religion and philosophy. Guénon developed a philosophy often called “Traditionalism” (capital “T”), a form of anti-modernism with precise connotations.
The national Council for reconciliation have repeatedly proved their effectiveness, contributing to the surrender and disarmament of many green enclaves in 2016-2017 with the removal of bitter in Idlib. Assad in this respect showed itself very far-sighted politician, having built this mechanism of reconciliation with the improvement of the military situation it was very useful, as every war ends sooner or later, and with a part of fighters in one form or another will have to agree.
In an effort to weaken the Assad regime, in order to solve the issue of the Golan heights, to prevent the strengthening of Iran and relying on benefits long civil war in Syria, where Israel has indirectly supported the Islamic militants, Tel Aviv was surprised to find that the output is worse the military infrastructure of Iran is now directly approaching the Israeli border, and “Hezbollah”, which Israel could not win in 2006, in recent years significantly increased both quantitatively and qualitatively, receiving Russian and Iranian arms, which under the promised “future war” can certainly be used against Israel.
The humanitarian situation is catastrophic – cleaning of the bodies will take several weeks, debris removal, clearance and cleaning of unexploded ordnance will take several months