Russia takes over N. Syrian base abandoned by US


Russian soldiers hoisted the national flag over a building in the village of Tal Samin north of Raqqa which recently hosted a US base. Raqqa was the former de facto capital of the Islamist terrorists until it was liberated by US-backed Kurdish forces in 2017. Elsewhere in N. Syria, Russian forces earlier landed helicopters and troops at two former US air bases at Qamishli and Tabqa.

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14 thoughts on “Russia takes over N. Syrian base abandoned by US

  • Dec 26, 2019 @ 18:11 at 18:11
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    I get paid over $98 per hour working from home with 2 kids at home. I just got paid $ 8460 in my previous month It Sounds unbelievable but you wont forgive yourself if you don’t check it….. Read more

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    • Dec 26, 2019 @ 21:34 at 21:34
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      Debka, I know you follow comments for “controversial content. Do sneak-in advertisements qualify for removal?

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  • Dec 26, 2019 @ 21:30 at 21:30
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    “Russia takes over N. Syrian base abandoned by US” which is to say three US bases abandoned on the orders of “Make America (Trump) Great Again,” who is America’s adverse too limited in knowledge of America’s own self-interests in the region, or just too weak and self-inflated and thus ignorant to know enough to care!

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    • Dec 26, 2019 @ 22:05 at 22:05
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      DT, he promised to make america great again, not the american empire. If you do not know the difference between republic and empire, you need to study some history and political theory.

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      • Dec 26, 2019 @ 22:13 at 22:13
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        I am well pleased that trump was able to tone down the foreign meddling even a little bit, without getting “JFK’ed”. No nation on earth has been truly “great” in the fullest sense of the word; all have events to be ashamed of. All we can hope for at this point is make the best of what we have. Our greatest enemy now, as I see it, is a toss up between the lascivious american lifestyle, a fast eroding fiat currency, a paw in every dogfight on the planet, and out of control national debt. Solution: repent now, yahweh’s kingdom is at hand.

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        • Dec 26, 2019 @ 23:07 at 23:07
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          I believe you rational and able to discriminate between fact and foible, Walter. Watch the dominoes: US leaves the region (admittedly began with W. Bush in 2003, Iraq and realization he put US again in the rice paddies of Viet Nam) so I am not putting all the blame on Trump naivete (Obama certainly invited Putin to save himself, dumb and dumber: you pick). But if the US not protecting its interests in region: Suez, Oil, backing its spear-point Israel saving the US billions from otherwise needing troops on the ground to protect those interests, then Putin replaces the US after three decades hungering Meditteranean fleet, the underbelly of Europe and abandonment of US previous steadfast ally against Russia in Europe…

          Think it through, Walter. You seem sounder of mind than he whom you would defend.

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      • Dec 28, 2019 @ 9:59 at 9:59
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        America WAS great until commander bone spur the grifter came along and sold out to Putin. After he looses BIGGLEY we have work to do to restore our great nation to greatness once again.

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    • Dec 26, 2019 @ 22:58 at 22:58
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      American and Russian troops brawled in Tell Tamer in northeast Syria on Wednesday, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights.
      Russian forces were present in the area at the same time as US troops and when the two parties met it devolved into a fist fight, “due to their presence in the same area,” according to SOHR.
      The American troops were in the area with an interpreter to get to know the opinions of local residents. According to SOHR, all the people described the US forces as traitors.
      Tell Tamer was one of the cities that US troops withdrew from after a decision by President Donald Trump. Syrian troops entered the town after the Syrian government reached an agreement with the Kurdish-led forces controlling the region to deploy into the area to counter an attack by Turkey. Residents of the Christian community in Tell Tamer are threatened by Turkish-backed Syrian militias who caused many Christians to flee towns near the Turkish border after the US withdrawal.

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  • Dec 27, 2019 @ 1:36 at 1:36
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    The giveaway of US bases to the Rissians was a Xmas present from the WH corrupt idiot to his handler……Putin !

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  • Dec 27, 2019 @ 2:03 at 2:03
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    @Dave. Another Demonrat shill.

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    • Dec 27, 2019 @ 5:37 at 5:37
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      Trumps a Moron, simple as that unfortunately. Imagine if that buffoon wasn’t in charge and let’s say someone like Jim Mattis was.. Do you think that the F**ing Russians would now have control of 3 ex US Military bases in Syria ????? No they wouldn’t!

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    • Dec 28, 2019 @ 10:01 at 10:01
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      America WAS great until commander bone spur the grifter came along and sold out to Putin. After he looses BIGGLEY we have work to do to restore our great nation to greatness once again.

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    • Dec 28, 2019 @ 10:03 at 10:03
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      Right how is life in the gulag you faker?

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  • Dec 27, 2019 @ 14:53 at 14:53
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    Sometimes Having Is Not As Great As Wanting & America Does Not Need Another Mideast Base & Russia Can Barely Afford It!

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