DEBKAfile Exclusive Analysis April 20, 2013, 4:39 PM (GMT+02:00)
Tamerlan and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev won the dubious distinction of being the first terrorist operatives to import al Qaeda terror to the United States through a route outside the Middle East – the Caucasus. debkafile: The pair were double agents, hired by US and Saudi intelligence to penetrate the Wahhabi jihadist networks which spread across the Russian Caucasian, with the help of certain Saudi financial institutions. Instead, the two former Chechens betrayed their mission and went over secretly to the radical Islamist networks.
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report May 4, 2012, 12:32 AM (GMT+02:00)
Not only Tehran but Moscow too is taking the US military buildup for war with Iran every seriously. Valdimir Putin takes over as Russian president with military units in the Caucasus, the Caspian Sea missile cruisers and Armenia base on the ready.
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report October 4, 2008, 5:29 PM (GMT+02:00)
By Monday, Aug. 11, the fourth day of the Caucasian conflict, which first erupted over the breakaway province of South Ossetia, the pro-American Georgian president Mikhail Saakashvili sounded hopeless in the face of overwhelming Russian might.
International condemnation of Russian behavior as "unacceptable and disproportionate" did not ease his country's ...
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report November 12, 2002, 6:36 PM (GMT+02:00)
For Yasser Arafat, suicide attacks in Kibbutz Metzer, at the Karkur Junction or on Jerusalem's Jaffa Street are not enough. In the last few hours, reports have reached debkafile's military and intelligence sources that the three thousands Jordanian special forces and police, after sealing off the southern towns ...
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report October 15, 2001, 12:43 PM (GMT+02:00)
Disregarding the Palestinian leader's three decades as the world's most innovative terrorist until the advent of Bin Laden, the British prime minister must surely have been informed that only ten moths ago, in January 2001, Arafat personally invited to Gaza - and later to the West Bank - the finest ...
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report September 7, 2000, 5:43 PM (GMT+02:00)
The carving up of the old Soviet Union goes on in line with fresh interests, new pressures and changing alliances. After maintaining a massive presence in the former Soviet republics of the oil-rich Caucasian and Black Sea regions - and sinking $20 billion in projects to remodel their regimes and ...