DEBKAfile Exclusive Analysis July 31, 2017
Over the weekend, three world leaders, US president Donald Trump, Russia’s Vladimir Putin and China’s leader Xi Jinping stepped off the diplomatic path over their differences on world issues and switched to displays of military might. The gloves have clearly come off for the ramping up of friction among the three powers in the various world flashpoint areas, whether in Europe, the Far East, or other places.
DEBKAfile Special Report April 26, 2017
The US early Wednesday, April 26, began moving THAAD missile defense systems to central South Korea opposite the border with the North. Tuesday, the USS Michigan nuclear submarine docked in South Korea, after the North began a large-scale, long-range artillery fire drill.
DEBKA reveals: Hizballah officers land in Tehran with Syrian defense chief. Iran OKs anti-Israel strategy
DEBKAfile Special Report April 29, 2015
A high-level Hizballah delegation arrived secretly in Tehran Tuesday, April 28, with the military group led by Syrian Defense Minister Fahad Jassim al-Freij, debkafile discloses exclusively. Both are taking part in the military and intelligence consultations with Iranian officials on the war situation in Syria and steps against Israel. A Gulf intelligence source said those steps were quickly finalized. The IDF on the Golan can expect a far more active and intense front than ever before, he warned - a small foretaste of which was the failed bomb attack Sunday.
Nasrallah to Israel: Accept “the mix of Lebanese and Iranian blood on Syrian soil in Quneitra” or face war
DEBKAfile Special Report January 30, 2015
In is first speech since Wednesday’s cross-border clash with Israel, Hizballah leader Hassan Nasrallah Friday, Jan. 30 tried dictating terms for peace. The war would go on, he said, unless Israel relinquishes its resolve to eliminate his organization’s and an Iranian presence on Syrian soil in Quneitra. “The resistance no longer cares about rules of engagement,” he said, after conferring with Al Qods Brigades chief, Gen. Qassem Soleimani on a visit to Beirut. Earlier Friday, PM Binyamin Netanyahu accused Iran of backing a continuous offensive to uproot Israel. It won’t succeed, he said.
DEBKAfile Special Report January 26, 2015
Israel and Iran’s Lebanese surrogate, the Shiite Hizballah, are both evidently sounding out their opponents’ intentions after vows of revenge for the air strike which killed a dozen Hizballah and Iranian officers on the Golan on Jan. 18. Heightened military movements in the last 24 hours focus on the 900-meters tall Ramim Ridge. Sunday night, as a large explosion was heard in Lebanon, huge IDF trucks transported concrete ramparts to the Upper Galilee, in case Hizballah resorts to a sniper attack like the one that killed a high Israeli officer five years ago.
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