Syrian, Russian Jets Ready to Response on US Strike

The Syrian and Russian air forces have been conducting a large number of flights along the Syrian coast in response to the U.S.’ latest threat of force against the government in Damascus. According to a military source in the Latakia Governorate, Syrian and Russian jets have been conducting nonstop flights along Syria’s coast since 6:00 … Continue reading Syrian, Russian Jets Ready to Response on US Strike

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One More US Warship Heading Towards Syria

The US is mulling several options for striking Syria in response to a suspected chemical-weapons attack in Douma, which Washington blames on Damascus. The next few days may see already a second US Navy destroyer entering the Mediterranean Sea, The Wall Street Journal reported, citing sources at the Pentagon. “The US already has one guided-missile destroyer, … Continue reading One More US Warship Heading Towards Syria

US Military: Time For US To Get Out Of Syria

President Donald Trump is right; it is time for the U.S. military to leave Syria. Even though he appears to have no strategy for what comes next, his intention to put a limit on any long-term U.S. military commitment is the right way to go. Trump’s off-the-cuff withdrawal statement from last week received the standard Washington push-back. … Continue reading US Military: Time For US To Get Out Of Syria

Chief of Russian General Staff Discusses Syria With US Counterpart

General of the Army Valery Gerasimov, the head of Russia’s General Staff, and Chairman of the US Joint Chiefs of Staff Joseph Dunford discussed Syria on the phone and agreed on further contacts, the Russian Defense Ministry said on Wednesday. "On March 21, Chief of the Russian Armed Forces’ General Staff, Deputy Defense Minister, General … Continue reading Chief of Russian General Staff Discusses Syria With US Counterpart

Erdogan Claims US Gave Weapons to Terrorists in Syria

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan slammed the U.S. State Department’s recent comments on Operation Olive Branch during a parliamentary meeting with his Justice and Development Party (AKP) this week. Erdogan specifically called out the U.S. for expressing concern over the humanitarian situation in the Afrin region, claiming that Washington has never responded to any of … Continue reading Erdogan Claims US Gave Weapons to Terrorists in Syria

‘We Won’t Be Taking Orders From US’ – Syrian Democratic Forces Commander

The US has voiced concern about the Arab-Kurdish units of its allied Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) decision to put on hold their operation against Daesh in eastern Deir ez-Zor and send fighters to Afrin to help the Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG) in their battle against the Turkish military and Free Syrian Army units. In … Continue reading ‘We Won’t Be Taking Orders From US’ – Syrian Democratic Forces Commander

MoD: Russia to Respond if its Military Threatened by Possible US Strike in Syria

After the false flag chemical weapons attack, the US planned to strike government held districts in Damascus as a "response," according to the Chief of the Russian General Staff Valery Gerasimov. Russian armed forces will respond if the lives of Russian servicemen in Syria are threatened, including in the event of a missile strike on Damascus, the Russian General … Continue reading MoD: Russia to Respond if its Military Threatened by Possible US Strike in Syria