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Turkey and Jordan said preparing buffer zones inside Syria. Israeli air support mooted. Putin issues warning
DEBKAfile Special Report Jun 30, 2015, 10:09 AM (IDT)

Turkish and Jordanian armies were reported on June 30 to be getting ready to cross into Syria and set up security buffer zones – to fight ISIS, oppose the Assad regime and stem the never-ending flow of refugees. It is not clear if they are coordinated. Turkey has prepared 18,000 troops for the operation. Its air force is to impose a no-fly zone against Syrian flights. The Jordanian army is also on the ready to go in and said to be seeking Israel’s air force participation for air cover and a parallel no-fly zone in the south.

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The Greater Sunni Kingdom of Jordan Is on the Go
Kings Salman & Abdullah redraw the ME map to expand Sunni Jordan and build an anti-ISIS barrier.
Saudis Head for Self-Controlled Nuclear Fuel Cycle via Moscow
The big arms deal Salman signed with Putin will also give Saudis weapons self-sufficiency.
Iran Puts Price up and up as Nuclear Deal Deadline Nears
Are Khamenei’s last-minute red lines a real blocking tactic or tough bargaining?
Mohamed Javad Zarif
Mohamed Javad Zarif
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report
Jun 30, 2015, 10:43 AM (IDT)

Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohamed Javad Zarif was on his way from Tehran to Vienna Tuesday, June 30, accompanied by two government heavyweights: Ali Akhbar Salehi, Chairman of the Nuclear Energy Commission, and Hossein Feredydoon, senior adviser to President Hassan Rouhani. debkafile: Israel fears that this high-powered Iranian representation portends a “surprise” signing of the comprehensive nuclear deal with the world powers on or close to the deadline day, after word of delays was deliberately spread to head off objections.. 

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Outside US-owned Air Products factory attacked by Islamists
DEBKAfile Special Report Jun 26, 2015, 4:37 PM (IDT)

Two armed men waving ISIS flags rammed a car into an American-owned liquid gas factory near the southern French city of Grenoble Friday, June 26. They rammed the building, triggering a blast that killed one person and injured several.. A decapitated body was found inside.

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Gen . Qassem Soleimani on the Iraqi warfront
DEBKAfile Special Report Jun 24, 2015, 9:09 PM (IDT)

Uproar in Iran’s Revolutionary Guards: Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has relieved Gen. Qassem Soleimani, Al Qods Brigades chief and supreme commander of Iran's Middle East forces, of his Syria command after a string of fiascos. 

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Jordan's King Abdullah ready for new role
DEBKAfile DEBKA Weekly Jun 24, 2015, 11:46 AM (IDT)

DEBKA Weekly has discovered that the Jordanian and Saudi kings have secretly mapped out an original, revolutionary plan for blocking the ISIS threat to their realms. They now seek US endorsement. This deeply hush-hush blueprint first saw the light of day in the latest issue of DEBKA Weekly out last Friday. To catch this eye-opening issue, subscribe to DEBKA Weekly HERE AND NOW.

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Druze celebrate ambulance attacks
DEBKAfile Special Report Jun 23, 2015, 1:16 PM (IDT)

When Israel spokesmen stated the IDF does not assort by organization injured Syrian rebels reaching the Golan border, they found that Druze serving in Israel’s armed forces and others living in Golan villages knew better and attacked the ambulances believing that the wounded men belonged to the jihadist hated Nusra Front.

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DEBKAfile Special Report May 5, 2015
Elton Simpson and Nadir Soofi, Texas

The two gunmen who Sunday, May 3, tried - and failed - to shoot up an exhibit of caricatures of the Prophet Mohammad at the Curtis Culwell Center in Garland, northeast of Dallas, sounded a wakeup call for US counter-terrorism agencies - even before the Islamic State warned that this first attack on US soil would not be its last. Both homegrown Islamist terrorists were shot dead. But the incident betrayed the “human intelligence” weakness of US and Western agencies – a shortage of undercover agents to mingle in communities which may produce terrorists.

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DEBKAfile Exclusive Report Feb 23, 2015

DarkNet is the hidden bottom floor of the legal, public worldwide web. Extensively used by sophisticated criminal organizations and spooks, it conducts a lively trade in stolen official data, false identities, fake credit cards, firearms and ammo, human traffic and biological and chemical weapons. Also found there are hard porno, materials for pedophiles and snuff videos. 

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DEBKAfile Exclusive Analysis Jan 26, 2015
The Quad Copter that landed in White House grounds

The crash of a drone in the White House grounds Sunday night, Jan. 25, pointed to the absence of an electromagnetic perimeter fence. Its jammers would emit “white noise” to block off the communications links and command and control capacities of the smartphones and unmanned aerial vehicles serving a would-be assailant planning an attack by a tiny, armed drone.

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DEBKAfile Exclusive Analysis Jan 11, 2015
Hayat Boumedienne,Islamist terrorist

French intelligence failures over the Charlie Hebdo terror attack will not be gilded over. Contrary to a French police statement, Hayat Boumeddiene, wife of the terrorist Amedy Coulibaly who murdered four Jews in cold blood at the kosher supermarket. Friday, Jan. 9, was never in the store at all but had been able to skip from France to Syria a week earlier.

 

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US Security Adviser Susan Rice say NO to Israel
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report Jun 21, 2015

Israel’s National Security Adviser Yossi Cohen was invited to join two top US officials for dinner in Washington on June 15 to try and amend the disastrous nuclear accord taking shape between the six world powers and Iran, before it was too late. This meeting, arranged by CIA Director John Brennan, is revealed here for the first time by debkafile. National Security Adviser Susan Rice and senior nuclear negotiator Wendy Sherman let Cohen present Israel’s case for a better deal for Israeli and American security - and then turned him down flat.

Israeli Druze watch fighting from Golan
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report Jun 17, 2015

Jaysh Hermon (the Army of Hermon) Wednesday, June 17, launched a broad offensive on Syrian army forces in the Quneitra and Hermon sectors bordering on Israel, to capture the Syrian army’s 68th Brigade headquarters Khan al-Shih which commands the main Quneitra-Damascus highway, debkafile reports. This would clear their path to the southern suburbs of Damascus from which to encircle government troops defending the capital. The US command in Jordan warned Jaysh Hermon not to harm Syrian Druzes, as Netanyahu, Yaalon and Eisenkott interceded personally for their safety.
 

The Grad missile which exploded at Netivot
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report Jun 8, 2015

Islamic State operatives in the Gaza Strip have been helping themselves to Hamas rockets in recent weeks after furtively penetrating the teams operating the group’s production and assembly lines, debkafile reveals The jihadis then passed the stolen rockets to their squads for launching against Israel. These attacks will intensify the deeper the Islamists’ penetration of Hamas plants and their access to ever more advanced, long-range missiles. Israeli, Egyptian and Hamas attempts to stop the rocket attacks hit the wrong address. Israel has marked out a broad sterile zone. 

An ISIS tunnel in Al-Qaim
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report Jun 15, 2015

Following the US plan to deploy American advisers in “lily pad” bases to work with Iraqi troops near the frontlines, the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant has adopted a new strategy. debkafile reports exclusively that ISIS is turning to tunnel warfare in pursuit of guerrilla tactics on its active fronts in Iraq, Syria, Lebanon, Iraq, Egyptian Sinai and the Gaza Strip. The jihadis were impressed by the effectiveness of the Hamas assault and smuggling tunnel system for effective assaults on Israel and Egyptian forces in Sinai and took a leaf out of their book.













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