Rift widens between US and Russia in Syria

DEBKA reports: US spy planes Friday detected Russian forces taking part in combined Syrian-Iranian-Hizballah preparations for a major offensive against rebel-held Daraa on the Syrian-Jordanian border. If this assault goes forward, Russian participation would directly defy the Putin-Trump accord of July 2017, which established a series of de-escalation zones in Syria, starting in the Daraa region.

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14 thoughts on “Rift widens between US and Russia in Syria

  • Feb 2, 2018 @ 14:00 at 14:00
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    Trump needs to take Putin behind the wood shed and administer corrective admonition.

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    • Feb 2, 2018 @ 15:23 at 15:23
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      Agreement between whom ? Russians and Americans ? in deescalation zones ?
      Maybe editorial should get better information , before bul—iting everyone with their crap.

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    • Feb 2, 2018 @ 15:31 at 15:31
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      You think Putin cares about US?
      Putin had been nice so long … Too long

      Russia with allies has already won the war.
      Agreement were for earlier times when each was involved in hitting ISIS. That’s over and all such agreements should be over and all go home if not invited .

      Iran is waiting ….while the Kurds ate being taken care of by the Turks

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      • Feb 2, 2018 @ 17:48 at 17:48
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        Lieberman will be leading from the rear.

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  • Feb 2, 2018 @ 17:25 at 17:25
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    What is the US doing in Syria?

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    • Feb 2, 2018 @ 17:54 at 17:54
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      Covering her soft underbelly…

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    • Feb 2, 2018 @ 17:59 at 17:59
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      Making sure you terrorist loving nazis don’t go against our wishes. Otherwise you’ll get tomahawks launched up your asses, ask Assad about it, he’ll tell y’all.

      This is me pissing on, Russian Jew haters, radical Islam, the ayatollahs, erdogan.

      Have a nice day.

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      • Feb 2, 2018 @ 19:11 at 19:11
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        By the way, that’s Russians, who are Jew haters, or Russia lovers who hate Jews and Israel because they love terrorists.
        Thought I should clarify that for you libtards and and this who think Russia today is the gospel truth.

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        • Feb 2, 2018 @ 23:21 at 23:21
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          Russia had invaded Afghanistan on 12/31/79, 38 years ago to support the puppet government there. This invasion and Chernobyl broke the USSR. The further Russia gets involved in Syria the sooner Russia will break up again.The Russian Jews are hostages that can escape for the time being but not for much longer.

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  • Feb 2, 2018 @ 22:19 at 22:19
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    Assad’s attempt to prevent Israel from creating Golan buffer zone is understandable.

    Question is, on which side Syrians would be better off?

    Sticks and carrots…

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  • Feb 3, 2018 @ 2:01 at 2:01
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    if the Kurds can succeed in holding off the Turks and the Iranians and keep control of their territory, they can stymie the plans of the Iranians and the Turks, both of whom plan on expanding. The Kurds can be the necessary and effective buffer state that the whole area needs to maintain peace. The Turks and the Iranians and the Iraquis all know they have been giving the Kurds a raw deal and that the Kurds will take back their own territory. The Kurds, for their part, know that Iranians and the Turks and the Iraqui lackeys of Iran, will be happy murdering every Kurd. And they know that Assad’s government hates them as well. So it Kurdestan can survive, all the truly corrupt dictatorships in that area (Iran, Turkey, Syria, Iraq) will be stuck with their feet in the mud. Feet of clay. And it will be a first step towards toppling these crummy dictatorships all of which need to go down the toilet of history.

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    • Feb 3, 2018 @ 5:13 at 5:13
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      Alan, Nicely said. Go Kurds.

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  • Feb 3, 2018 @ 11:27 at 11:27
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    Help Kurds. Go demonstrate for them.

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