Archive for: March 2016

Unity gov imposed on Libya to make intervention official?

The chief of Libya’s new UN-backed government has reached Tripoli (by boat), defying threats from city militias, to proclaim a new order for the conflict-ravaged country in a move that could eventually pave the way for international forces to provide troops & air support. theguardian.com The imposed “unity” government has been rejected by Islamist hardliners […]

Palmyra victory proves SAA capable of eradicating terrorism

The General Command of the Army and Armed Forces confirmed Sunday that Palmyra city and the mountains and hills overlooking it have now been under the army’s full control. Security and stability were restored to Palmyra following a series of “precise and effective” military operations that were carried out by the army units with the […]

Erdogan mentions Brussels bombing days before attack

Less than a week before the terrorist attacks in Brussels, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan warned of possible bombings in European cities, including Brussels. “There is no reason why the bomb that exploded in Ankara could not explode in Brussels, or in any other European city,” Erdogan declared during a ceremony commemorating the 101st anniversary […]

WikiLeaks: U.S. sought Syria regime change for Israel’s sake

Note.These documents were leaked at a time when possible US presidential candidates are trying their hardest to appease Israel, & Zionist Jews, as though their chance of winning an election is dependant on it. It is rare for a succinct foreign policy platform paper to so fully reflect a candidate’s thinking process. The State Department […]

Paris attacks suspect Abdeslam captured in Brussels raids

Paris terror attacks suspect Salah Abdeslam has been arrested during a massive police operation in the Molenbeek area of Brussels, the Belgian Federal prosecutor’s office has confirmed. According to police sources Abdeslam was wounded in the leg in the course of the anti-terror raids on rue des Quatre-Vents. The mayor of Molenbeek, Francois Schepmans, confirmed […]

Financial Times; “Libya: ISIS fuels conflict” Really…?

The financial times reads; On January 4, members of the jihadi group blew up seven 400,000-barrel storage tanks. A week later they hit the same depots again. The attacks, western intelligence officials believe, mark a new phase in the two-year conflict, where Isis has shifted its focus from local insurgent operations and land grabs to […]

Syria conflict: Russia’s Putin orders ‘main part’ of forces out

In a surprise move, Russian President Vladimir Putin has ordered his military to start withdrawing the “main part” of its forces in Syria from Tuesday. He said the Russian intervention had largely achieved its objectives. The comments come amid fresh peace talks in Geneva aimed at resolving the five-year Syrian conflict. Russia is a key […]

Obama: European distraction led to Libya ‘mess’

President Barack Obama is sharing his harsh assessment of his current and former European counterparts following the 2011 NATO-led intervention in Libya that resulted in the death of Libyan dictator Moammar Gadhafi. In a profile published Thursday in The Atlantic, the President told author Jeffrey Goldberg that British Prime Minister David Cameron became “distracted by […]

NATO cmdr: Syria, Russia using migrant crisis as a ‘weapon’

When you are at fault on the political stage, step 1 is to blame your opponent in the hope that it will push them into a defensive position. Top NATO General Philip Breedlove warned US lawmakers Tuesday that Russia is helping Syrian President Bashar al-Assad turn the refugee crisis into a “weapon” against the West. […]

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