Category: SYRIA

Russian Navy fires high-precision Kalibr missiles at ISIS depots. (Videos)

The Russian Ministry of Defence reported, on Friday, that six Kalibr cruise missiles have been fired from two Russian navy frigates and a submarine, on Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL) targets in Syria’s Hama region. Footage from the Russian MinistryREAD ON

Resist This: the United States is at War With Syria

Americans, and certainly self-identified “progressives,” have to be crystal clear about this: American armed forces have no right to be in Syria, have no right to restrict the Syrian government from using any of its airspace, or to prevent itREAD ON

CONFIRMED: US backs down as Russia targets US aircraft in Syria

The US has no choice.  If the Russian decision to switch off the ‘de-confliction’ hotline in April was enough to force the US to reduce sharply its air activity in Syria, the Russian decision to switch off the ‘de-confliction’ hotline and toREAD ON

Russia’s Calm, But Firm, Response to the US Shooting Down a Syrian Fighter Jet

The Syrian government says its plane was bombing ISIL forces. (This could be perceived as an unequivocally good act, ISIL being what it is.) But the U.S. says the plane was bombing its proxies, who are themselves battling ISIL aroundREAD ON

Russia’s Not Joking Around: US Reshuffles Forces After Pentagon Expresses Concern for ‘Aircrew Safety’ in Syria

Russia has suspended the deconfliction line before—but there’s excellent reasons to assume Moscow isn’t in a very forgiving mood at the present moment. Recall that Russia was warned beforehand about April’s Tomahawk missile strike—allowing Russian and Syrian forces to prepare accordingly.READ ON

The Syrian Nightmare: No End in Sight

This latest move by the Syria Army has only added to Washington’s frustration. Ever since Russian President Vladimir Putin announced the creation of four “de-escalation zones”  on May 5, the so called Axis of Resistance (Russia, Syria, Iran and Hezbollah)READ ON

US shoots down Syrian government aircraft

There is nothing legitimate about the military activities of the US and its allies inside Syria, which, under the guise of the “war on terror,” are seeking to carve out areas that can be used to mount operations against theREAD ON