162 articles tagged "Donald Trump"
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|Norwegian Special Forces arrive at Al-Tanf crossing
Syria & allies push back at US-held border post
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report May 20, 2017

The Syrian-pro-Iranian-Hizballah force in southern Syria renewed its advance on the Iraqi border on Saturday, May 20, two days after sustaining heavy casualties from a US air strike on its convoys. Syrian military sources report the capture Saturday of the Suweida region and another 60 square kilometers, moving closer to the strategic Al-Tanf crossing at the Syrian border intersection with Iraq and Jordan, which is held by US and other special operations units.
 

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Trump Launches 8-Nation Operation to Block Iran’s Takeover of Syrian-Iraqi Border. ISIS Left for Later
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report May 18, 2017

More than 3,000 elite troops are deployed for Trump’s first military initiative to block Iran.

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Putin Poised to Disrupt Trump’s Plans with a New Four-Pronged Middle East Pact
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report May 18, 2017

It is made up of Russia, Syria, Iran and Iraq, with Turkey waiting on the sidelines.

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Trump reaches Mid East trip under a grim probe
DEBKAfile Exclusive Analysis May 18, 2017

US President Donald Trump’s situation plummeted sharply in the 24 hours between Wednesday and Thursday.  In the five months since moving into the White House, he has struggled against daily firestorms ignited by his enemies.
 

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US SEAL Forces in Syria
Iraqi officers land in Syria, stir Israeli concern
DEBKAfile Special Report May 17, 2017

Israeli security chiefs were gravely concerned Wednesday, May 17, when they learned that a high-ranking Iraqi military delegation had arrived in Damascus  for a discussion on the situation unfolding on the Syrian-Iraqi border.

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Trump bared Israel’s interception skills to Lavrov
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report May 16, 2017

The sensitive intelligence US President Donald Trump was accused by US media of leaking to the Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and Ambassador Sergey Kislyak on May 10 allegedly came from Israel.

 

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Will Trump proclaim an Arab-Muslim NATO in Riyadh?
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report May 15, 2017

President Donald Trump and Saudi King are said by Gulf sources to be planning to announce the establishment of an Arab-Muslim alliance among the 17 rulers invited to attend a summit with the visiting US President on May 22. They tell debkafile’s intelligence sources that the summit will mark the expansion of defense relations between the US and moderate Arab and Muslim nations for a combined war on the Islamic State. 

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North Korea uses Trump’s troubles to fire missile
DEBKAfile Special Report May 14, 2017

North Korea conducted its third ballistic missile firing test early Sunday, May 14, after the first two were intercepted by the US military shortly after launch. While Japan and South Korea reacted by calling it a ballistic missile, the US military noted that its attributes were “not consistent with an ICBM.” 

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Trump to Raise Big Arab-Muslim Army against ISIS as Centerpiece of His Trip
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report May 11, 2017

Mustering yet another US-led military coalition is planned for Trump’s first foreign trip.

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Violence Plotted by Both ISIS and Iran’s Guards for Trump Visit
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report May 11, 2017

ISIS, Iran’s Revolutionary Guards, Hizballah are all on the warpath.

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Gulf Emirs Mistrust Trump’s Iran Policy after His Inaction on North Korea
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report May 11, 2017

They are concerned he will treat the ayatollahs with the same restraint as Kim Jong-un.

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Moscow Revamps Syrian Safe Zone Plan to Win Washington’s Cooperation
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report May 11, 2017

Despite the firestorm in Washington, Putin looks forward to working with Trump in Syria.

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Egypt Stays Aloof from US-Arab Coalition, Opts for Independent Sea-Air Arm
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report May 11, 2017

El-Sisi also takes care not to depend on one supplier for all his army’s weapons.

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Trump’s sacking of FBI Head Comey stuns Washington
DEBKAfile Special Report May 10, 2017

James B. Comey was six and-a-half years into his ten-year tenure as FBI Director, when he was suddenly fired on Tuesday, May 9, by President Donald Trump. It comes in the middle of a congressional probe into Russia’s interference in the presidential election and the Trump campaign’s alleged involvement. The Democrats said his dismissal “raises profound questions about White House interference” in the probe. They are preparing to demand a special prosecutor into the charge, hoping it will lead to his impeachment.

 

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Russia’s 4 Syrian ceasefire zones – Kremlin spin
DEBKAfile Exclusive Analysis May 6, 2017

The widely reported Kremlin plan to set up four safe or “de-escalation” zones, that were supposed to have gone into effect in Syria Friday night, May 5, turns out to be nothing but a propaganda ploy. 

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Assad’s Secret Decree 1445 Makes Iran Military Ruler of Syria
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report May 4, 2017

Iran has stolen a march on all the players in tall the players acting to resolve the Syrian conflict.

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Conflicting US-Turkish “Green Lights” Potentially Clash in Syria
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report May 4, 2017

On May 16, two unpredictable, strong-willed leaders, Trump and Erdogan, will face each other over Syria.

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Iran, Syria, Hizballah Battle to Kill Two New Security Zones Plans
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report May 4, 2017

Each has a security or ceasefire zone proposal; both are non-starters in Tehran and Damascus.

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Putin & Trump discuss Iranians on Israel’s border
DEBKAfile Special Report May 3, 2017

The Russian president’s plan includes the posting Iranian military officers as co-monitors for those zones, one of which is to be located on the Syrian-Israeli border.

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Trump-Putin call focuses on Syria, security zones
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report May 2, 2017

In their phone call on May 2,. both presidents advanced ideas for security zones to de-escalate the violence in Syria and deemed their cooperation “critical.” But both needed to consult their allies first.
 

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