862 articles tagged "Barack Obama"
Nusra Front Militia Chief Kept Obama and Putin Waiting
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report July 28, 2016

They need this al-Qaeda affiliate to join their future plans for Syria.

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Erdogan locks US airmen, nuclear arms in Incirlik
DEBKAfile Special Report July 20, 2016

Some 1,500 US airmen and their families have been locked in the southern Turkish air base of Incirlik together with a stock if tactical nuclear bombs since President Reccep Erdogan crushed an attempted coup on Saturday, July 16. In the four days up until Wednesday, July 20, therefore, no air strikes against ISIS in Syria and Iraq have been staged that Turkish base. Yet no American voice has been raised


 

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Assad Has Finally Won. Washington Is Talking to Him
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report July 7, 2016

Obama secretly sent Special Envoy Brett McGurk for direct back-channel talks with Assad.

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Putin Wants to Post Russian Warplanes at Incirlik and Other US Mid-East Air Bases
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report July 7, 2016

He is aiming for berths for Russian bombers alongside US planes in Turkey, Iraq, Israel.

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Russia revamps air force array in Syria & Mid East
DEBKAfile Special Report July 6, 2016

Moscow has decided to send additional advanced aircraft, including K-52 helicopter gunships, to Syria “in order to strengthen the Russian military grouping that takes part in anti-terrorist operations." 

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Iran in All-out Bid to Seize Euphrates Land Bridge between Syria & Iraq
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report June 30, 2016

Tehran is after control of both sides of the Syrian-Iraqi border region.

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More airports under ISIS threat after Istanbul
DEBKAfile Special Report June 29, 2016

American-European intelligence input points to iSIS suicide teams lurking ready to strike near at least two or three other airports in Europe. The intel is very general, pointing to intent, but no specifics.

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‘Brexit’ may push Arab world into Assad’s arms
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report June 26, 2016

An unforeseen trickle-down effect of Britain’s decision to leave the EU: Arab governments have begun shying away from their reliance on the US or Europe to lead the war on ISIS..

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Brexit – Backlash from mass migration and ISIS
DEBKAfile Exclusive Analysis June 24, 2016

Wars in general and religious wars in particular, as well as migration of populations encompassing millions of people, always brought throughout history, to violence, conflicts, plagues, fallen regimes, famine and economic hardships.
2016 will go down in history as the year in which the Middle East crises tipped over into the west. Already, they are bringing change and far-reaching political turmoil.
And that's just the beginning.

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ISIS Drives Back Counteroffensives in Iraq, Syria and Libya
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report June 23, 2016

US-led offensives grind to a halt on two fronts, are pushed back on a third.

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US, Russia Mull Options Anew after Near-Air Collision over Syria
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report June 23, 2016

Putin determines to curtail US military intervention in Syrian war.

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Khamenei Is Dying. Three Radicals Tabbed as Successors - to Obama’s Chagrin
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report June 23, 2016

The frontrunner is Grand Ayatollah Mahmoud Shahroudi.

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Pro-Iranian militia in Fallugah
How US gave Fallujah’s Sunnis into Iranian hands
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report June 20, 2016

In the last few days, the Western press has been full of harrowing reports on the death and destruction wrought by the Islamic State in Fallujah, western Iraq. But no media outlet is covering the still ongoing human disaster in which tens of thousands of the city’s Sunni residents are fleeing for their lives, including many elderly people, women and children, in dread of their ‘liberators,” the pro-Iranian Iraqi Shiite militias that captured the eastern and central parts of Fallujah. 

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Islamic “Ideological Terror” Is a Fresh Trial for the West
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report June 16, 2016

The ISIS leader is granting legitimacy and kudos to encourage the “ideological Islamist terrorists”.

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Neither Obama nor Putin Has a Strategy for Destroying ISIS
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report June 16, 2016

Obama, supported by Putin, plans to keep ISIS-controlled cities under siege rather than capturing them.

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No letup seen in ISIS terror for US, Western cities
DEBKAfile Exclusive Analysis June 15, 2016

President Obama describes the war against the terror organization as if it is a one sided war in which only one side fights and gains military achievements. This is not the case. As in any war, the armies in it have good days of achievements and bad days of failures.

 


 

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US Pulls Its Secret Eyes & Ears out of the Mid-East – Barring ISIS
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report June 9, 2016

US Pulls Its Secret Eyes & Ears out of the Mid-East – Barring ISIS

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Israel’s PM seeks role in Russian-US duo in Syria
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report June 6, 2016

During his 48-hour trip to Moscow (Monday and Tuesday June 6-7), Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu will offer President Vladimir Putin to elevate Moscow to senior broker in the Israeli-Palestinian dispute as quid pro quo. 

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US Elbowed Aside by Egypt, Saudi Arabia, UAE and Israel
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report May 26, 2016

Obama’s policies were the catalyst that united the main Middle Eastern and Persian Gulf countries.

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In Another Flip-Flop, Obama Raises ME Troop Level to 10,000
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report May 19, 2016

US forces have been deployed to four ME countries during the past two weeks.

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