DEBKAfile Exclusive Report December 15, 2016
The US lost its main spearhead for an offensive to clear ISIS out of Raqqa.
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report December 1, 2016
A major terror drive for the New Year’s holidays in both parts of Europe was thwarted.
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report October 27, 2016
The diversity of the ISIS terror arsenal is as scary as its ruthless application.
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report October 24, 2016
The involvement of Turkish special operations, armored and artillery forces in support of the Kurdish Peshmerga battle to drive ISIS out of Bashiqa, 12 south of Mosul, marks a pivotal moment in the US-led coalition’s anti-ISIS offensive to free Iraq’s second city. The entire Mosul operation hangs in the balance. Instead of fighting ISIS, the coalition’s partners are squaring off to fight each other.
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report October 20, 2016
The main beneficiaries of the coalition meltdown over Mosul will be ISIS and Iran.
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report July 28, 2016
This is meant to deter them from joining the coalition offensive against Raqqa.
Islamist fundamentalists gain tactical advantage over the US and Israel in Gaza and Irbil, 1,372 km apart
DEBKAfile Exclusive Analysis August 9, 2014
While different in many ways, the campaigns waged by the US in northern Iraq against Al Qaeda’s IS, and by Israel in Gaza against Hamas, share common features. President Obama won’t put US special forces back in Iraq and, for very different reasons, Israeli leaders abstained from sending special forces deep inside the Gaza Strip to eliminate the Hamas high command and its main rocket stocks. Both have fallen into the same error of relying on air strikes to eliminate Islamist fundamentalists on the march. And so neither conflict will end soon.
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