Posts Tagged ‘ Syria ’

ISIS Regains Palmyra from Russian Troops

December 13, 2016
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ISIS Regains Palmyra from Russian Troops

The war in Syria: A mix of desert warfare,  guerilla warfare and modern military units.  Debkafiles describes the latest ISIS victories.  ISIS seizes big Russian-Syrian T-4 air base ISIS seizes big Russian Syrian T-4 air base Photos from Debka.Com Islamic State forces pushed their assault forward to retake the central Syrian town of Palmyra...

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BRIEF RESPITE – BUT NOT QUIET – FROM THE NORTH

October 27, 2016
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BRIEF RESPITE –  BUT NOT QUIET – FROM THE NORTH

So who is Israel’s current defender in this time of chaos? The USA under Obama/Clinton/Kerry?   NOT.  For a while and until calm is restored (if ever and under whose rule?),  it seems to be Putin who is the protecting puppet master.  Are his plans ultimately for the good and safety of Israel? Of...

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Israel Under Fire – ISRAEL SENDS TROOPS INTO GAZA

July 18, 2014
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Israel has invaded the Gaza Strip after Hamas refused both the Egyptian proposed ceasefire and to honor the humanitarian ceasefire Israel agreed to today.  Israel had hoped to be able to stop the rocket fire without a ground invasion.  In the end there was no other option which would allow them to give a...

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Israel Under Fire: Ceasefire? Israel, Yes. Hamas, No!

July 15, 2014
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Let the  Games Begin… Will Israel allow local and international political considerations to determine the outcome of this long-running war.  Note some of the latest headlines: Monday night:   Israel accepts Egyptian formulation of ceasefire, including demand for removal of Hamas missile stocks, total cessation of all forms of attacks whether missiles, invasion through tunnels...

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Growing Evidence Supports Syrian Rebels Launched Chemical Attack

August 28, 2013
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Growing Evidence Supports Syrian Rebels Launched Chemical Attack

UPDATED:  The Other Side: Assad Set-up so that Obama would have a Reason to Bomb Syria? There is as yet independently unsubstantiated evidence for the involvement of the Jabhat al-Nusrah al-Qaeda offshoot in the chemical weapons attack in Syria, at least as much or more evidence than there is for the Syrian army involvement.  I would...

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Ignorance is No Excuse #6

March 5, 2012
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Is Israel a Warmonger? How can anyone seriously ask that question? Why on earth would anyone whose home is essentially on the front lines want to start a war?  Consider: The talking heads dramatically proclaim: “Israeli will not inform the US of an impending strike on Iran.”  Oh, those bad Israelis. Never mind that...

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Are Iranian Attacks on Israeli Embassies Meant to Ignite a War?

February 14, 2012
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Car Bombed in Delhi Attack

Iran Attacks Israel Abroad First, on Monday a magnetic explosive device was planted on the car carrying the wife of an Israeli diplomat in Delhi.  She was injured and is still hospitalized in Dehli.  Shortly afterward, there was an attempt injure a local Embassy employee on his way to work in Tsibili, Georgia.  So...

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Iran: Smoke, No Fire

January 5, 2012
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Under cover of all the smoke billowing from the much-heralded but not exactly ‘long-range’ missiles in the Strait of Hormuz, what’s going on? The newspapers are filled with pronouncements by high-up and sometimes rival Iranian officials.  Their message, a savage, world-shaking threat:  No more sanctions, no interference in Iran, Syria or their other international...

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Proliferation in the Age of Technology

December 9, 2011
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Greed for Power and/or Money has created an entire world armed to the teeth with weapons of mass destruction and moreover even deadlier technology! A recent and potentially critical example of the proliferation of not only the usual WMD’s (nuclear weapon technology and components, chemical and biological weapons) but of today’s cutting edge cyber...

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Middle East Crisis Continues Apace

September 27, 2011
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PA Arabs throw rocks in Hebron

Meantime, the crisis in the Middle East continues, though at a slightly lower threat since Turkey’s Erdogan has been temporarily bought off: TURKEY Turkish PM Erdogan didn’t start WWWIII in the Middle East by attacking Greece, Israel, NATO and US. In fact, after a nice closed-door meeting with US President Obama, he turned into...

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ISRAEL IN SIGHT