190 articles tagged "Donald Trump"
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US armored column at Manbij to block Russians
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report March 6, 2017

The Pentagon announced Tuesday, March 6, that a US armored convoy was deployed around the disputed northern Syrian town of Manbij, As Russian units geared up to enter the town, the Trump administration warned Moscow that if they did move in, they would face American forces. 
 

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Russian Special Ops Forces retake Palmyra
Putin ramps up Syria pact with Iran in US absence
DEBKAfile Exclusive Analysis March 5, 2017

Bombarded by allegations of associating with Russia, US President Donald Trump has held back from going through with his original plan for teaming up with Moscow in Syria to wipe out the Islamic State and relieve Syria of Iran’s iron grip. 

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Trump’s Mid East Policy Hold-up Leaves Region and Russia up in the Air
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report March 2, 2017

Putin felt let down after Trump failed to reveal his Mid East policy in speech to Congress.

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Iraqi F-16 jets strike ISIS in Abu Kemal, Syria
Iraq hits ISIS in Syria - with Russia, without US
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report February 25, 2017

The Iraqi air force Friday, Feb. 24, conducted its first ever bombardment of the Islamic State in Syria, targeting Abu Kemal. The Iraqi Defense Ministry spokesman stated the attack was coordinated with Moscow, Damascus and Tehran. 

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Assad Will Let Hizballah Fire Rockets against Israel from Syrian Soil
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report February 23, 2017

He promised Tehran the use of Syrian soil in a Hizballah war against Israel.

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Even If Large-Scale US Forces Can Beat ISIS – It Won’t Be Swift
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report February 23, 2017

Along with the deployment of US troops, Trump needs to establish a Sunni Arab front.

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Saudis, Israelis Coordinate Military Steps to Face Iran
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report February 23, 2017

The two governments are now working on practical, operational steps.

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Trump Team’s Brief Honeymoon with Turkey’s Erdogan Is over
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report February 23, 2017

With Mike Flynn’s exit, Ankara has lost its champion in Washington.

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US twin sea buildup against China, NKorea, Iran
DEBKAfile Special Report February 19, 2017

Donald Trump marked his first month as US President with two major military gambits: The Nimitz-class USS Carl Vinson aircraft carrier began patrols in the disputed waters of the South China Sea; and the US Navy expanded its presence in the Red Sea and the Strait of Bab El-Mandeb.
 

 

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Can Trump rescue his Syria deal with Putin?
DEBKAfile Exclusive Analysis February 17, 2017

Overlaying US President Donald Trump’s skirmish with reporters Thursday, Feb. 16, was bitter frustration over the domestic obstacles locking him out of his top security and foreign policy goals, chiefly cooperation with Russia for getting Iran thrown out of Syria.

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Anti-Detente Russian Spies May Have Toppled Trump Advisor Flynn
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report February 16, 2017

Anti-detente Russian spies may have toppled Trump advisor Flynn.

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Netanyahu in Washington Shortly after Israeli Air Force Smashes ISIS-Sinai
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report February 16, 2017

Israel’s integration in US anti-ISIS Syrian operations was discussed with Trump.

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Trump & Netanyahu agree: Israel-Gulf peace first
DEBKAfile Special Report February 15, 2017

Trump reacted positively to Netanyahu’s proposal to broaden the Israeli-Palestinian peace process into a regional effort as a “very important” new idea which he believed could succeed. “I believe we will have a deal that is better than many Israelis think.” 

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US-Russian steps vs Iran await new NSC chief
DEBKAfile Exclusive Analysis February 14, 2017

Michael Flynn’s resignation as National Security Adviser Feb. 13 was a catastrophe for the Middle East. He charted a US-Russian partnership whose core objective was to clip Iran’s wings as premier Middle East power conferred by Barack Obama. 

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Ahead of Netanyahu-Trump talks, Abbas woos Iran
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report February 13, 2017

EXCLUSIVE: Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas pivots towards Iran in a move to pre-empt a US embassy move to Jerusalem, and the friendly talks between President Donald Trump and Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu.

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Coming Trump-Putin-Erdogan deal rumbles thru ME
DEBKAfile Exclusive Analysis February 11, 2017

Trump is determined to knock Iran off its pedestal, but will tax the Israeli prime minister with a demand for the IDF to take part in the war on ISIS, alongside Arab armies, as an opening for peace diplomacy.

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US-Iran Dispute: Hot Rhetoric and Calculated Restraint
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report February 9, 2017

Trump and Khamenei were careful not to tip their feud over the brink at this stage.

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Why Did the Raqqa Offensive Never Take off? For Four Good Reasons
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report February 9, 2017

The Kurdish-Arab force has meanwhile been stopped in its tracks.

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Old Petraeus Team’s Leading Lights Join Trump’s NSC in Key Posts
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report February 9, 2017

Two are colonels who helped draw up his surge plan which turned the tide in Iraq.

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Israel’s inaction in Syria may open Golan to Iran
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report February 6, 2017

Since Netanyahu's rhetoric is not backed by military action, Israel has little say in what happens next in Syria, and little clout for keeping Iran and Hizballah out of the Golan.

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