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  • Re: Regional geopolitics

    When you "close in" on criminals, they become frantic. That's what saud/turc/cohorts are doing now.
    It is the saud/turc as major sponsors of the criminal interprise of introducing,financing, facilitating, and expediting the various (all) terrorists in Syria.
    With the allies of Syria backing Syria, the terrorist sponsored by saud/turc are cornered and frantic. That's why saud/turc are doing this --- panick --- intervention on behalf of their TERRORIST proxys.
    Russia has done a surprising amount with a relatively small but compact force. The 60 or 70 aircraft are mostly bombers and are taylored for this op. everyone in the west is impressed with the skillful use of such a small force.
    Russia has far more resources than this concise air group in Syria. But it's not in Syria. The Russian force in theater can momentarily halt a full bore attack by saud/turc, but more assets would be needed to maintain Syrian SOVERIEGN.
    The act by saud/turc is an act of panick. They're (saud/turc) endeavor is very close to a complete collapse.
    It is this panick by the sponsors of the terrorist that now present the potential for a devastating weird ---escalation --- of this situation.
    Turc/saud are panicked. Have you ever seen a criminal that is panicking??? Watch.
    HARK

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    • Re: Regional geopolitics

      You forgot the jewish filthy scum...
      A good turk is a dead turk

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      • Re: Regional geopolitics

        Originally posted by Gevz View Post
        You forgot the jewish filthy scum...
        Oh yes, the Zionist wheedling .
        I think it was Azad that suggested that whatever Israel endeavors, we (anyone) should look to the opposite for to see sensibility.
        Just read Israel "indorses" sectarian dividing of Syria. So obviously that's a self serving desire by zionists and their cohorts. To divid Syria suits the supporters of terrorism by allowing them to manipulate their chosen factions. This is why this is happening. West/soody/yahoody/turc had --- NO SWAY --- over (1) Syria (2) Iraq (3) libya.
        Also, you see Israel championing kerd nationalist ambitions. Again, this allows Zionist/west/sood/etc to manipulate.
        Creat chaos to fracture so they can penetrate.
        They couldn't penetrate Libya, Iraq, or Syria.
        The forces of terrorism have been stopped by a weakened but still formidable Syrian force propped up by a surprisingly few Russian aircraft and a relatively modest Iran/Hizbola ground augment.
        If the terror sponsors don't intervene, their proxy terrorist are very close to collapse.
        This is panick by (all) the forces of terrorism we are seeing now.
        Rational behavior and panick don't mix.
        Really getting strange.
        HARK

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            Syria Conflict Update: Kurds continue to advance in northern Syria despite mounting tensions with Turkey
            February 14, 2016

            Main developments:
            1/ According to various sources, Saudi jets reportedly arrived at Turkey's Incirlik airbase, with further reports indicating that a joint operation room was created between the two countries. However, while the Turkish news agency Anadolu reported the landing of Saudi jets to Incirlik, Turkish media Hurriyet denied such news, quoting Turkish military sources. The Saudi military spokesperson, Brigadier General Ahmed al-Asiri told the Al Arabiya television network that the aircraft would be used in joint operations against ISIS in Syria.

            2/ Kurdish fighters have continued their advance eastward in the Azaz corridor, with some reports claiming they have reached the outskirts of Tall Rifat from the west and north. One day prior, Kurdish fighters advanced eastward from the al-Minaq airbase to the town of Ayn Daqnah, which pro-Kurdish sources claim they captured. These advances have been reported alongside intensive Russian airstrikes.

            3/These advances have come amidst persistent Turkish artillery barrages for the past 36 hours. The US urged Turkey to stop such attacks against the Kurds, while the Kurdish Democratic Union Party (PYD - the political wing of the YPG) rejected Turkish demands to withdraw from positions near the border, and warned that Syrians would resist any Turkish intervention in the country.

            4/ Turkish artillery has also targeted pro-regime positions near the opposition-held town of A'aliyah in the Latakia province on February 13. The town of A'aliyah, recently retaken by the opposition, is the target of an ongoing counter-offensive by pro-regime forces.Other updates by fronts:

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            Other updates by fronts:

            Northern Aleppo Province:
            Intensive Russian airstrikes continued on the towns of Kafr Hamra, Hrayan, Azaz, and Anadan. Meanwhile unconfirmed reports indicate Turkey also targeted ISIS positions near the frontline between the group and the opposition south of the border. Finally, reports indicate that opposition forces launched a counter-attack to retake the Tannurah quarries, that were taken two days ago by the regime. Pro-regime sources claim the counter-offensive was repelled and the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) and allies are pushing toward the nearby towns of Bayanoun and Anadan.

            Eastern Aleppo Province:
            Russian warplanes struck the ISIS-held town of Dayr Hafir, east of the Kweres air base.

            Aleppo City:
            Russian warplanes struck the opposition-held district of Karm el-Qaterji within Aleppo city.

            Latakia Province:
            Rebels claim to have regained control over the town of Qaruja/Aaliyah in the Jabal Turkman area, killing several Assad regime troops in the process. The town was recently captured by pro-regime forces.

            North of Homs:
            Russian warplanes struck the opposition-held town of Talbiseh following an intensification of bombing in the area the previous day.

            Eastern Hama Province:
            A car bomb reportedly exploded near the regime-held town of As-Saan.

            Damascus Province:
            Regime sources claim intensive fighting in the opposition-held district of Darayya, while opposition sources report at least one barrel bombing in the area. On February 10, artillery strikes were reported in the Duma area.

            Southern Syria:
            Russian airstrikes were reported in the opposition-held towns of al-Hrak northeast of Daraa city, as well as El Mal, Agrabaa and Al-Harah near the Israeli border. The town of Daraa itself was also targeted by Russian airstrikes. Clashes were also reported in Daraa al-Balad, within Daraa city, as pro-regime forces reportedly advanced in the disputed city.

            Context & Anaylsis
            Reports regarding the Saudi fighter deployments in Turkey come amidst growing speculations that Saudi Arabia and Turkey are planning a ground operation in Syria. We continue to assess that, while such an operation is dubbed as "anti-ISIS", it likely stems from the imminent collapse of the Turkish and KSA-backed opposition in northern Aleppo, which an intervention would likely aim to prevent. While several statements were made by both countries confirming that plans for an intervention were discussed, both countries have also specifically called for such an intervention to be executed in the framework of the US-led anti-ISIS coalition. The US has yet to respond to such pressure by Turkey and Saudi Arabia.

            In light of the advance of the Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG) and pro-regime forces in the Azaz Corridor, the window for an intervention to save the opposition in northern Aleppo is rapidly closing. This will likely continue to push Saudi Arabia and Turkey to make statements and take actions in favor of an intervention, with a low yet existing chance that such an intervention will be launched unilaterally, without the US approval. On the other hand, the increased political and military activism by Turkey and Saudi Arabia will continue to prompt an intensification of the Russian air campaign as well as an escalation in Kurdish and regime operations in the area.

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            • Re: Regional geopolitics

              Who is the leader of ISIS?
              B0zkurt Hunter

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              • Re: Regional geopolitics

                Originally posted by Eddo211 View Post
                Who is the leader of ISIS?
                Filthy jew netenyahood,erDOGan,hussein obummer,saudia arabias backward peasant islamic dog leadership,islam dog leaders of qatar.
                A good turk is a dead turk

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                • Re: Regional geopolitics

                  Turkey denies troops entered Syria and 'has no plans to deploy'
                  http://www.bbc.com/news/world-middle-east-35576458

                  Turkey has denied reports that some of its soldiers have entered Syria, the state-run Anadolu news agency says.
                  Defence Minister Ismet Yilmaz also told a parliamentary commission it was not considering deploying troops there.
                  In letters of complaint to the UN, Syria had earlier accused Turkey of allowing about 100 "Turkish soldiers or mercenaries" - to cross into Syria.
                  It urged the UN to take action against Turkish shelling in northern Syria, calling it a violation of sovereignty.
                  Turkey had shelled Kurdish forces over the weekend as they advanced in northern Aleppo province.
                  The Kurds have been capturing areas from Syrian rebel forces who are also fighting President Bashar al-Assad.
                  Ankara views the Kurdish militia in Syria as allied to the outlawed PKK, which has carried out a decades-long campaign for autonomy in Turkey.
                  Syria: The story of the conflict
                  Turkey v Islamic State v the Kurds: What's going on?
                  Separately, the Turkish armed forces said one of its soldier was killed on Sunday evening in a border clash with a group seeking to enter Turkey illegally, Reuters reported.
                  Medecins Sans Frontieres also reported on Monday that a hospital it supported in the town of Marat al-Numan, in northern Idlib province, had been destroyed in morning air strikes.

                  UN letters
                  On Monday, Mr Yilmaz said reports of Turkish troops inside Syria were "not true", Anadolu reported.
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                  Mr Yilmaz added: "There is no thought of Turkish soldiers entering Syria."
                  In his comments to the parliamentary commission, Mr Yilmaz also denied that Saudi Arabian aircraft had arrived in Turkey to help with operations against so-called Islamic State (IS), but said a decision had been taken for Saudi Arabia to send four F-16s.
                  The Syrian government had earlier said in letters to the UN Secretary General and the Security Council's chairman that Turkey had allowed about 100 gunmen - believed to be either "Turkish soldiers or Turkish mercenaries" - to cross into Syria.

                  Syria believes the gunmen are trying to supply insurgents fighting in Damascus.

                  The letters to the UN said that "Turkish artillery shelling of Syrian territory constitutes direct support to the armed terrorist organisations".
                  "[Syria] will maintain its legitimate right to respond to the Turkish crimes and attacks and to claim compensation for the damage caused," they said.
                  The United States and others back the Kurdish militia in Syria, the YPG, in its fight against so-called Islamic State.
                  The YPG has rejected Turkey's demand to leave areas it has seized, saying Islamists would return if it left.

                  The BBC's Mark Lowen in Istanbul says Turkey's action against the Kurds has opened a new front in Syria - the stage for several proxy wars already.
                  Last Thursday in Munich, world leaders pledged to work towards a cessation of hostilities in Syria within a week,
                  But Russia argues that the "cessation" does not apply to its air strikes, which have tilted the balance of the war in favour of the Syrian government.
                  Russia has been carrying out air strikes since September in support of Mr Assad and against what it terms "terrorists".
                  Almost five years of civil war in Syria have led to the deaths of more than 250,000 people. More than 11 million people have been displaced.

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                  • Re: Regional geopolitics

                    Originally posted by Vrej1915 View Post
                    Turkey denies troops entered Syria and 'has no plans to deploy'
                    http://www.bbc.com/news/world-middle-east-35576458

                    Turkey has denied reports that some of its soldiers have entered Syria, the state-run Anadolu news agency says.
                    Defence Minister Ismet Yilmaz also told a parliamentary commission it was not considering deploying troops there.
                    In letters of complaint to the UN, Syria had earlier accused Turkey of allowing about 100 "Turkish soldiers or mercenaries" - to cross into Syria.
                    It urged the UN to take action against Turkish shelling in northern Syria, calling it a violation of sovereignty.
                    Turkey had shelled Kurdish forces over the weekend as they advanced in northern Aleppo province.
                    The Kurds have been capturing areas from Syrian rebel forces who are also fighting President Bashar al-Assad.
                    Ankara views the Kurdish militia in Syria as allied to the outlawed PKK, which has carried out a decades-long campaign for autonomy in Turkey.
                    Syria: The story of the conflict
                    Turkey v Islamic State v the Kurds: What's going on?
                    Separately, the Turkish armed forces said one of its soldier was killed on Sunday evening in a border clash with a group seeking to enter Turkey illegally, Reuters reported.
                    Medecins Sans Frontieres also reported on Monday that a hospital it supported in the town of Marat al-Numan, in northern Idlib province, had been destroyed in morning air strikes.

                    UN letters
                    On Monday, Mr Yilmaz said reports of Turkish troops inside Syria were "not true", Anadolu reported.
                    Jump media playerMedia player helpOut of media player. Press enter to return or tab to continue.


                    Mr Yilmaz added: "There is no thought of Turkish soldiers entering Syria."
                    In his comments to the parliamentary commission, Mr Yilmaz also denied that Saudi Arabian aircraft had arrived in Turkey to help with operations against so-called Islamic State (IS), but said a decision had been taken for Saudi Arabia to send four F-16s.
                    The Syrian government had earlier said in letters to the UN Secretary General and the Security Council's chairman that Turkey had allowed about 100 gunmen - believed to be either "Turkish soldiers or Turkish mercenaries" - to cross into Syria.

                    Syria believes the gunmen are trying to supply insurgents fighting in Damascus.

                    The letters to the UN said that "Turkish artillery shelling of Syrian territory constitutes direct support to the armed terrorist organisations".
                    "[Syria] will maintain its legitimate right to respond to the Turkish crimes and attacks and to claim compensation for the damage caused," they said.
                    The United States and others back the Kurdish militia in Syria, the YPG, in its fight against so-called Islamic State.
                    The YPG has rejected Turkey's demand to leave areas it has seized, saying Islamists would return if it left.

                    The BBC's Mark Lowen in Istanbul says Turkey's action against the Kurds has opened a new front in Syria - the stage for several proxy wars already.
                    Last Thursday in Munich, world leaders pledged to work towards a cessation of hostilities in Syria within a week,
                    But Russia argues that the "cessation" does not apply to its air strikes, which have tilted the balance of the war in favour of the Syrian government.
                    Russia has been carrying out air strikes since September in support of Mr Assad and against what it terms "terrorists".
                    Almost five years of civil war in Syria have led to the deaths of more than 250,000 people. More than 11 million people have been displaced.
                    (1) turcy denies sending yet more terrorist supporting *armed* criminals into Syria. As believable that saud hasn't put millions upon millions , etc. into supporting the terrorism in Syria.
                    This is now become common knowledge amongst both the informed and less informed.
                    Think the second statement about turcy having no intention of putting ground troops in syria is not true.
                    This is a --- last ditch --- effort. The gains and momentum exhibited by this Syria/Russian/Iran/Hizbola alliance has got **** ALL **** terrorist sht their heartless panties.
                    Writings on the wall ... No intervention on behalf of the terrorists, and the terrorists get stomped.
                    That's what's happening now.
                    Don't trust turc or saud word.
                    The terrorists in Syria are getting hammered. Without intervention, all terrorists are going to be hunted down.
                    As is happening now.
                    All signs are Syrian allied movement is increasing in intensity ... Now (real time).
                    Looks to me like ... Sht or get off the pot.
                    HARK

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                    • Re: Regional geopolitics

                      Russian-Turkish clash building up over Syria

                      Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan clearly took a calculated risk when he ordered a two-hour cross-border artillery bombardment Saturday, Feb. 13 of Syrian army forces positioned around the northern Syrian town of Azaz and the Kurdish YPG militia units which two days earlier took control of the former Syrian military air base of Minagh some six kilometers from the Turkish border.
                      Kurdish troops backed by the Russian air force seized that base last week from rebel militias as part of the operation for cutting the rebel groups under siege in Aleppo from their supply routes. The Turkish bombardment was therefore an indirect attack on the Russian forces backing pro-Assad forces against the rebels in the Syria war.
                      Erdogan knows that Moscow hasn’t finished settling accounts with Turkey for the shooting down of a Russian Su-24 on Nov. 24 and is spoiling for more punishment. After that incident, the Russians deployed top-of-line S-400 ground-to-air missile batteries and advanced Sukhoi Su-35 warplanes to their base in Latakia near the Turkish border. Ankara therefore limited its strike to a two-hour artillery bombardment from Turkish soil, reasoning that a Turkish warplane anywhere near the Syrian border would be shot down instantly.
                      Emboldened by the delay in the Russian response, the Turks took another step: Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu threatened the Kurdish YPG militia with more attacks if they failed to withdraw from the Menagh air base.
                      Although the Turkish prime minister had called on “allies and supporters” to back the operation against the Russian-backed Syrian Kurds, Washington took the opposite line by urging Turkey, a fellow member of NATO, to desist from any further attacks.
                      Washington’s concern is obvious. An outright clash between Turkey and Russia would entitle Ankara to invoke the NATO charter and demand allied protection for a member state under attack.
                      The Obama administration would have had to spurn this appeal for three reasons:
                      1. To avoid getting mixed up in a military clash between two countries, just as the US kept its powder dry in the Russian-Ukraine confrontation after Moscow’s annexation of the Crimean Peninsula in February 2014.
                      2. To avoid upsetting the secret Obama-Putin deal on the allocation of spheres of influence in Syria: the Americans have taken the regions east of the Euphrates River, and the Russians, the west.
                      The Kurdish YPG militia forces near Aleppo and the city itself come under the Russian area of influence.
                      3. Regional tensions were tightened another notch Saturday by Russian comments: Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said that his country and the West have “slid into a new Cold War period,” and Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said a third World War is actually underway -“I call this struggle a third World War by other means.,” he said.
                      Washington will avoid any action that risks further stoking this high state of international tension, but will act instead to de-escalate the cross-border Turkish-Russian confrontation over Syria.
                      All eyes are now on Moscow, Much depends on Russia’s response to the artillery bombardment of its Syrian and Kurdish allies. It is up to Putin to decide when and how to strike back – if at all.

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