535 articles tagged "US"
Ties with ISIS? Apocalyptic but Plausible for Erdogan’s Turkey
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report July 28, 2016

By radicalizing Turkey, he is carving out a role as rival to Khamenei and al-Baghdadi.

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ISIS’ First Bombing of Syrian Kurds – A Turning Point in War on Islamic Terror
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report July 28, 2016

This is meant to deter them from joining the coalition offensive against Raqqa.

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Nusra Front Militia Chief Kept Obama and Putin Waiting
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report July 28, 2016

They need this al-Qaeda affiliate to join their future plans for Syria.

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The DNC emails were not hacked by Russian GRU
DEBKAfile Exclusive Analysis July 26, 2016

Analysis by debkafile's intelligence and cyber defense sources has determined that the hacking and leak of 20,000 DNC  emails was almost certainly not carried out by the GRU's cyber warfare branch, but may well have been the work of party opponents of Hillary Clinton.

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Erdogan locks US airmen, nuclear arms in Incirlik
DEBKAfile Special Report July 20, 2016

Some 1,500 US airmen and their families have been locked in the southern Turkish air base of Incirlik together with a stock if tactical nuclear bombs since President Reccep Erdogan crushed an attempted coup on Saturday, July 16. In the four days up until Wednesday, July 20, therefore, no air strikes against ISIS in Syria and Iraq have been staged that Turkish base. Yet no American voice has been raised


 

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US: Fighting ISIS-Sinai Is Ineffectual without Holding Operations
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report July 14, 2016

Sinai has become the ISIS regional communications hub, US discovers.

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US Tigris Bridge Plan for Mosul Offensive Sparks Baghdad-Kurdish Tug-o’-War
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report July 14, 2016

But US lacks bridges for spanning differences between Iraqi and Kurdish forces for storming Mosul

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The Vast ISIS Arms Industry - a Major Intelligence Miss
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report July 14, 2016

ISIS buys raw materials for its sophisticated, professional industry in many countries.

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Assad Has Finally Won. Washington Is Talking to Him
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report July 7, 2016

Obama secretly sent Special Envoy Brett McGurk for direct back-channel talks with Assad.

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ISIS routs new US-backed Syrian force at Abu Kemal
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report July 1, 2016

A battle on June 29 between ISIS and a pro-American Syrian rebel force near the Syria-Iraq border will go down as one of the most striking defeats ever suffered by an American-backed Syrian rebel force.

 

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Saudi King’s Son on Sales Jaunt to US, Ruffles Feathers at Home
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report June 30, 2016

Some of the Saudi elite have started transferring funds outside the country.

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‘Brexit’ may push Arab world into Assad’s arms
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report June 26, 2016

An unforeseen trickle-down effect of Britain’s decision to leave the EU: Arab governments have begun shying away from their reliance on the US or Europe to lead the war on ISIS..

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Brexit – Backlash from mass migration and ISIS
DEBKAfile Exclusive Analysis June 24, 2016

Wars in general and religious wars in particular, as well as migration of populations encompassing millions of people, always brought throughout history, to violence, conflicts, plagues, fallen regimes, famine and economic hardships.
2016 will go down in history as the year in which the Middle East crises tipped over into the west. Already, they are bringing change and far-reaching political turmoil.
And that's just the beginning.

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ISIS stole army truck to bomb Jordanian troops
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report June 24, 2016

The ongoing investigation of the June 21 suicide bombing by ISIS on the Jordan-Syria border, in which six Jordanian border guards were killed and 16 were wounded, has revealed the terrorist organization’s sophisticated means of infiltration and attack. According to debkafile’s intelligence and counterterrorism sources, ISIS carried out the assault with a stolen Jordanian military vehicle. 

     

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ISIS Drives Back Counteroffensives in Iraq, Syria and Libya
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report June 23, 2016

US-led offensives grind to a halt on two fronts, are pushed back on a third.

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US, Russia Mull Options Anew after Near-Air Collision over Syria
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report June 23, 2016

Putin determines to curtail US military intervention in Syrian war.

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Islamic “Ideological Terror” Is a Fresh Trial for the West
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report June 16, 2016

The ISIS leader is granting legitimacy and kudos to encourage the “ideological Islamist terrorists”.

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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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No letup seen in ISIS terror for US, Western cities
DEBKAfile Exclusive Analysis June 15, 2016

President Obama describes the war against the terror organization as if it is a one sided war in which only one side fights and gains military achievements. This is not the case. As in any war, the armies in it have good days of achievements and bad days of failures.

 


 

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US intelligence misses cues to terror - again
DEBKAfile Exclusive Analysis June 13, 2016

The oversights of US law enforcement, intelligence and security agencies recur each time Islamists terrorists strike. The Ramadan 2016 attack in Orlando showed that no lessons had been learned from the lapses that led to 9/11. 

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