DEBKAfile Exclusive Report March 7, 2013, 9:57 PM (GMT+02:00)
Obama pins his hopes on a free hand for Moscow and Tehran on Syria paying off in a recipe for Iran’s nuclear program. Jerusalem, Dubai and Riyadh see more dangerous US castles in the air.
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report March 2, 2013, 5:29 PM (GMT+02:00)
debkafile reports: The collapse of Bashar Assad’s defense lines on the Israeli and Jordanian borders has left a large Syrian expanse of no-man’s land and generated a new strategic situation of major import for both Israel and Jordan. Defense Minister Ehud Barak hopes to align positions with the US on this matter when he meets Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel at the Pentagon next Tuesday. Most observers doubt this outcome, given the Obama administration’s decision to pass the Syrian question to Moscow.
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report February 21, 2013, 1:39 PM (GMT+02:00)
Hizballah forces went on alert Thursday, Feb. 21, upon the expiry of a 48-hour ultimatum slapped down by Syrian rebels to halt the Lebanese group’s military support for Bashar Assad - or else. debkafile: Relevant to this chain of events is the Syrian claim that its anti-aircraft missiles downed an Israeli drone Wednesday over the Lebanese village of Deir al-Aachayer. Those events were touched off by the initial preparations in Moscow for a political process between Syria’s warring parties for determining the country’s future.
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report January 27, 2011, 10:11 PM (GMT+02:00)
The Kremlin's failed economic and counter-terror policies in the North Caucasian republics are breeding a fresh spate of terror against Russian cities. Moscow is especially vulnerable..