DEBKAfile Exclusive Analysis December 26, 2016
After the Russian Tu-154 air crashed into the Black Sea two minutes after its takeoff for Syria Sunday Dec. 25, there was no immediate announcement that the disaster which caused 92 deaths was caused by terrorism. It was only suggested later.
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report June 23, 2016
The frontrunner is Grand Ayatollah Mahmoud Shahroudi.
DEBKAfile Video June 19, 2014
President Obama announced Thursday, June 19, after meeting his national security team, that the US would send up to 300 military advisers to Baghdad and establish joint operations centers in Baghdad and the North. He said that the US would be willing to join inclusive regimes in Syria and Iraq in setting up counterterrorism platforms for regional partners to fight terrorists. debkafile: The level of US military assistance offered by Obama will not deter the ISIS and its Sunni allies from further advances in Iraq.
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report June 13, 2014
Obama will not commit to military action against Al Qaeda in Iraq, by the Americans or the international force that is ready in Jordan.
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report February 28, 2014
Maliki and his army lack the arms, money and fighting spirit to tackle the rampant jihadis.
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report August 23, 2013
Erdogan’s peace package with the Kurdish PKK is falling apart. Iran is trying to plant agents in the PKK for a proxy clandestine war on Turkey. Erdogan is helping the US devise a plan for getting rid of Iraqi PM Nuri Maliki, Tehran’s pawn in Baghdad.
DEBKAfile Special Report June 9, 2013
Syrian rebel forces attacked two Iraqi military positions at the southern tip of their common border Sunday, June 9. They failed to beat the Iraqi troops back although a number of Iraqi officers and soldiers were killed. This was the Syrian rebels' first engagement with the Iraqi army, although it is unlikely to be the last. debkafile: Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki has even outdone Hassan Nasrallah in the generosity of his assistance for propping Assad up – advancing Damascus unlimited credit and a dip into Iraq’s multibillion-dollar oil revenues for his war chest.
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