319 articles tagged "Russia"
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Neither Obama nor Putin Has a Strategy for Destroying ISIS
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report June 16, 2016

Obama, supported by Putin, plans to keep ISIS-controlled cities under siege rather than capturing them.

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The Putin-Netanyahu Understandings Extend to Syria’s Future
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report June 16, 2016

Both agreed that Assad has no place in any post war administration in Damascus.

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Exclusive: US warplanes intervene in Syrian war
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report May 17, 2016

On Tuesday, May 17, the US expanded its involvement in the war in Syria, and for the first time since the war began in 2011, US F-16 fighter-bombers bombed radical Syrian rebels fighting Iranian, Syrian and Hizballah forces near Aleppo, debkafile’s military and intelligence sources say in an exclusive report. 

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Hizballah links US, Russia to Al-din’s killing
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report May 14, 2016

Intelligence sources in Syria and Lebanon said Friday that Hizballah leader Hassan Nasrallah  strongly suspects that US and Russian special forces assassinated Mustafa Bader Al-din, the commander of Hizballah forces in Syria, in a joint operation-despite the public allegation against amorphous rebels.    

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Russia Offers US Tradeoff: Syria for Ukraine Sanction Relief
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report May 12, 2016

Secret negotiations are underway between US and Russia on the sanctions over its intervention in the Ukraine.

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Falling-Out Between Russia, Iran and Syria Stymies Aleppo Offensive
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report May 12, 2016

Falling-out between Russia, Iran and Syria stymies Aleppo offensive.

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As Russians Fiddle in Palmyra, ISIS Advances
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report May 12, 2016

As Russian fiddled, the Islamists launched a surprise offensive to retake Palmyra.

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First Iranian National Troops Hit the Ground in Syria
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report April 14, 2016

Iran caved in to the Russian pressure, sending standing army troops to fight in Syria

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Fraternal Coup Bid Presages Breakup of Syria’s Assad Dynasty
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report March 31, 2016

The plot the youngest Assad brother, Gen. Maher hatched to displace President Bashar Assad was betrayed by one or two of the allies he sought to back him up, Moscow or Tehran. The president relieved him of his duties pending a decision on his future.

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Next Stop for ISIS: Moscow or St. Petersburg
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report March 24, 2016

After its Brussels coup, ISIS has instructed its North Caucasian networks to prepare for an attack on one or several major Russian cities.

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Putin Pays Iran Back for Withholding Ground Troops from Syria
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report March 17, 2016

Putin is settling accounts with Tehran for reneging on its promise of ground troops for Syria by leaving Iran in the lurch.

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Russia Deploys to Mediterranean Large Fleet of Stealth Submarines
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report February 25, 2016

Russia has deployed a dozen diesel electric stealth submarines to the E. Mediterranean whose movements are virtually undetectable. They are armed with Kalibr cruise missiles

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The US War on ISIS Is Fading – Both in Syria and Libya
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report February 11, 2016

US and Russian bombardments of ISIS targets have petered out in Syria, heavily outnumbered by intense Russian sorties for wiping out rebel resistance. The US-led operation to destroy ISIS in Libya is also on ice, as former Libyan generals join up with the Islamic State.

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Plan to Consolidate Egyptian, Cypriot, Israel Gas Fields for Exporting to Europe
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report December 3, 2015

Discussions are afoot to combined Egyptian, Cypriot and Israeli gas fields into a joint project for marketing gas to Europe at the expense of Russian dominance of the market.

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Acting on secret Obama-Putin Syria deal, Moscow’s air strikes focus first on rebels, next on ISIS
DEBKAfile Special Report November 18, 2015

The secret Obama-Putin deal on a political solution for Syria that was reached on the sidelines of the G20 summit in Antalya has radically changed and intensified Russia’s air strike tactics in the last 24 hours. For the first time, Russian air force planes took off for Syria Tuesday, Nov. 17 from home bases. 

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Operating in 11 Countries, ISIS Holds Enough Territory to Keep Foes at Bay
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report November 12, 2015

The Sinai branch of ISIS could not have performed alone for blowing up the Russian airliner. It was backed by the spreading, multinational Islamic State organization, like the Tunisian attack five months earlier.

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Egyptian President Shaken up by Russian Airliner Crash and Diplomatic Setbacks
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report November 12, 2015

After deposing two president, Egypt’s military junta has no problem in ousting a third. The generals are watching El-Sisi closely since terrorists were able to down the Russian airliner over Sinai and his failure to drum up international support for his campaign against ISIS.

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The Dangerous Slide into a Five-Sided Proxy War in Syria
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report November 5, 2015

The contest between America and Russia has begun, joined by three other combatants.

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Russian-made cargo plane crash in S. Sudan kills dozens. Second Mid East air disaster
DEBKAfile Special Report November 4, 2015

No cause has yet been established for the Russian-made Antonov Ant-12’s crash-landing on the east bank of the Nile River 800 m short of Juba international airport in South Sudan Wednesday, Nov. 4. Some 40 people were believed killed on board and on the ground, although there appear to be two survivors. But none of the 224 passengers and crew aboard the Metrojet Flight 9268 Airbus 321 survived the airliner’s crash in central Sinai Saturday, Oct. 31. Russian forensic examinations of the victims’ remains show evidence of an explosion in the plane.

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US Forces Elbowed out of Iraqi Positions by Russian-led “Security Quartet”
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report October 29, 2015

The new “Security Quartet” set up by Russia with Iran, Iraq and Syria, operates out of Baghdad and effectively runs the show in Syria and Iraq, and starting to push the Americans out.

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