Are US, Russia, Assad lining up against Iran in Syria?

The Trump-Pompeo steps against Iran, widely criticized as unrealistic, are a calculated strategy partnered by Israel, with Moscow’s partial hush hush support. DEBKA Weekly in its coming issue out next Friday, May 25, uncovers these under-the-radar steps in exclusive detail and outlines the respective roles, never before published, that Donald Trump, Vladimir Putin, Binyamin Netanyahu and Bashar Assad are playing in the evolving drive to evict Iran from Syria. To join the list of regular subscribers to the unique DEBKA Weekly publication, click here.

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12 thoughts on “Are US, Russia, Assad lining up against Iran in Syria?

  • May 23, 2018 @ 12:01 at 12:01

    If it is then I hope it’ll work as it’s likely to be bloodless with Russia involved as well. This has been an IRGC’s adventure and the normal Iranian people must be wondering why their countrymen are still in Syria and who pays the bills. It began with help for Assad and ended up looking permanent. Now with some “stability” appearing amongst this awful carnage it’s time for all foreigners to get out of Syria and let them rebuild their country.

  • May 23, 2018 @ 13:39 at 13:39

    I remmember that article about killing 200 russians in US air strike and compare it with those 7 iranians that was killed in T-4 and this article today thinking: debka under the middle east crises become a yellow page news analysis site or what

  • May 23, 2018 @ 19:12 at 19:12

    With the right political and military cover I am sure our shared secular beliefs will win the day.

  • May 23, 2018 @ 21:55 at 21:55

    I am not buying this, Assad will never do so. although he is an Arab and not a Persian so backstabbing them would be OK.

    • May 23, 2018 @ 22:01 at 22:01

      The buy in is that the Alawites would never agree to a Lebanese Hizbullah society.

      • May 24, 2018 @ 2:33 at 2:33

        I thought Hezbollah was mostly Alawite..much in common with Syria than Iran which is Shia..I have never been able to reconcile why Alawites..which absorbed the concept of a xian trinty.most tolerant of sects..that dont even build mosques…and which was almost driven to extinction over a not have more in common with their Hebrew cousins..Persecuted to extinction..would be a natural point to bring them together..Perhaps someone with no ax to grind can answer this..

  • May 23, 2018 @ 22:16 at 22:16

    Глу́пость — абстрактное понятие, подразумевающее под собой низкую степень интеллекта, отсутствие здравого смысла и неспособность самостоятельно мыслить и принимать рациональные решения. Проявляется также в невозможности отвечать (или давать элементарные ответы) на более сложные вопросы, а также в поведении и некоторых проявлениях личности в более сложных ситуациях.

    Временная глупость также может быть обусловлена защитной реакцией на горе или психологическую травму.

  • May 24, 2018 @ 0:07 at 0:07

    Backstabbing is learned in kindergarten over there…….. not surprising

  • May 24, 2018 @ 7:13 at 7:13

    Alawites have no allegiance to any religion, or people, but to their survival. They can prosper in the rebuilding of a secular government, Assad need Iran to go home, the Alawites can negotiate an end to the civil war.

    • May 24, 2018 @ 10:32 at 10:32

      good point

  • May 24, 2018 @ 21:39 at 21:39

    Let us hope so.

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