Franklin Lamb – How 100 Syrians, 200 Russians and 11 Dogs Out-Witted ISIS and Saved Palmyra
Something just didn’t feel quite right to Syrian army brass as they penciled in final plans to liberated Palmyra in early March 2016 and as they debated how best to drive Daesh (ISIS) out of Palmyra and deep into the surrounding unwelcoming Syrian desert. This, according to army intelligence officials and commanders who this week briefed this observer at various locations around Palmyra.
Tony Cartalucci – Hezbollah Wages an Existential Battle in Syria
Hezbollah leader Sayyed Hasan Nasrallah has announced his intentions to reinforce positions within Syria, particularly in Aleppo. Al-Manar in its article, “S. Nasrallah: Hezbollah Will Reinforce Troops in Aleppo to Achieve Major Victory,” would report that:
Hezbollah Secretary General Sayyed Hasan Nasrallah confirmed on Friday that the party will send more troops to Syria’s Aleppo where a major battle goes on in order to defeat the takfiri-terrorist project backed by Saudi and the US.
Nasrallah would add that the US and its regional allies were preparing to flood Syria with thousands of additional terrorist proxies in a bid to seize Aleppo. He also pointed out how the so-called “ceasefire” was used by various US-Saudi backed terrorist groups to retrench and prepare for the next phase of fighting.
Intel Vets Call ‘Dissent Memo’ on Syria ‘Reckless’
A group of U.S. intelligence veterans urges President Obama to resist the “reckless” call for a wider Syrian war from 51 State Department officials in a recent “dissent memo.”
tass.ru – Russia raises issue of Turkish illegal wall construction on Syrian border at UN
Russia stresses Turkey’s activities undermine peace efforts in Syria, as a flow of militants goes steadily through the Turkish border
Syriens FN-ambassadör om det som länken ovan handlar om, och om annat han får frågor om.
Farliga förslag läggs fram i USA, att man ska attackera syriska trupper direkt!
russia-insider.com – Is the Syrian War About to Experience a Major Escalation?
Det finns förnuftiga amerikanska politiker –
A Sane Democrat Voice in the Congress: Tulsi Gabbard Leads the Fight to Stop the Syria Regime Change War
En annan förnuftig amerikan är Richard Black (se även video i inlägget 7 maj nedan)
larouche.se – Richard Blacks tal mot USA:s krig sedan 2001 mot Syrien
sputniknews.com – Russia Will ‘Poke US in the Eye’ if Assad Retakes Raqqa Before Rebels
In her recent interview with Radio Sputnik political analyst Catherine Shakdam has expressed her confidence that the SAA, assisted by Russian warplanes, will liberate the city of Raqqa soon. Shakdam envisages that the SAA could make major gains in Raqqa by the end of Ramadan, in early July.
By recapturing Raqqa ahead of the US-backed forces, the Russian and Syrian armed forces would ”pok[e] the Americans in the eye in a place they have long talked of helping to recapture,” William Wallis of the Financial Times noted Monday.
globalresearch.ca – The Race for Raqqa – Could Two World Powers Meet in Battle over ISIS HQ?
The Syrian military is quickly closing in on Raqqa, one of the last ISIS strongholds in the country, and is expected to reach the city within a matter of weeks or even days where a major battle between government and terrorist forces is inevitable. Recently, the Syrian military liberated a number of areas in eastern Syria near the Taqba airbase, another site that is expecting liberation in the next few days. The Syrian military has already reached the edge of Raqqa province.
globalresearch.ca – Syria Pro-Government Forces Supported by Russian Airforce Advancing into Raqqa Province