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Epic US, Russian, Turkish military summit on Syria
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report March 7, 2017

EXCLUSIVE:  For the first time ever, the top soldiers of the United States, Russia and Turkey are holding a secret meeting in the Turkish town of Antalya for an effort to avert a clash between their three armies in N. Syria, 

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Trump’s Landmark Decision to Join Forces with Russia – First in Syria
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report January 26, 2017

The US and Russia will start their collaboration in Syria to test how it works for other places.

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Putin Picks up Trump’s Ball, Pushes Iran out of Syria at Astana Conference
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report January 26, 2017

This was the highlight of the Astana conference which few reported.

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Plane crash ups Syria-tied Russian deaths to 310
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.
 

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Putin Heaps First Obstacle for Trump in the Middle East
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report December 22, 2016

He invited Iran to take a leading role in resolving the Syrian conflict.

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For evacuating Aleppo
Russian role in Aleppo’s fall impacts US politics
DEBKAfile Exclusive Analysis December 16, 2016

Aleppo's fall brought down the entire architecture of US-backed positions in northern Syria. The US-backed rebel groups all melted away. Putin's role in taking the Syrian town was an extra tool for the Democrats for condemning Russian inerference in the election campaign.

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Trump Primed for Iran: Swallow Tough Nuclear Terms, Get out of Iraq and Syria
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report December 15, 2016

It will be much tougher and non-negotiable. Iranian forces to be forced out of Iraq and Syria.

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Russia flies Chechen commandos to Syria
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report December 8, 2016

 Moscow started to deploy Chechen special operations forces units to Syria this week, debkafile’s military sources reveal. The troops come from elite units of the Chechen military with extensive field experience in urban warfare. Some of the units fought in eastern Ukraine in the past two years and, before that. in Chechnya against radical Islamic terror organizations linked to Al Qaeda and the Salafi movement.

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Egyptian pilots flying Russian choppers in Syria
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report November 26, 2016

Egyptian President Abdel-Fatteh El-Sisi’s secret decision to intervene militarily in the Syrian war on the side of the Syrian President Bashar Assad is revealed here by debkafile’s military and intelligence sources.

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Trump Transition Team Bids for Obama’s Hands-off in Syria and Iraq
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report November 24, 2016

His transition team asks Obama’s White House for its hands-off in Syria and Iraq.

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Two Hizballah brigades deployed to Aleppo
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report November 20, 2016

Hizballah this week transferred two brigades of some 5,000 fighters to the Aleppo front to bolster the Assad regime’s concentrated push to finally rout the rebels who have been holding out year after year in the eastern half of the ravaged city.

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No Iranian Puppet, New Lebanese President Surprises by Open Door to Washington
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report November 3, 2016

Appoints sons-in-law as Army Commander and Party Leader.

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Russia & Turkey carve anti-US enclaves in Syria
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report October 15, 2016

Presidents Putin and Erdogan have signaled Barack Obama that their sole interest in the future of Syria lies in the military enclaves both are constructing in the north. 

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Erdogan and Putin Shut US out of Role in N. Syria
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report September 1, 2016

The Turkish and Russian presidents join hands to shut US out of N. Syria.

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Bitter Kurds Opt out of US-Led War on ISIS
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report September 1, 2016

Iraqi Peshmerga and Syrian YPG militia quit US-led preparations for Raqqa, Mosul offensives.

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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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IRGC routed in Syria by new missile
DEBKAfile Special Report May 16, 2016

The defeat that Iran and Hizballah suffered on May 6 in a battle at the Syrian village of Khan Touman showed they cannot win the war for Syria’s President Assad. Seven days after the clash, the commander of Hizballah’s forces in Syria, Mustafa Bader Al-din, was killed in a ground-to-ground missile strike near the Damascus international airport. Later claims by various sources that he was killed in the battle were attempts to conceal the two biggest military blows suffered by the Iranians and Hizballah in Syria.

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Russian aircraft shot down despite ‘President-S’ system
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report April 13, 2016

The speculation that terrorist organizations in Syria, and apparently in Iraq, possess advanced shoulder-fired antiaircraft missiles capable of overcoming defenses of Russian aircraft became reality when one of Russia’s Mi-28H attack helicopters was shot down in Syria on April 11. The aircraft is equipped with the most advanced defensive system of its kind, the President-S, which is resistant to active and passive jamming. The details:

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Shoigu in Tehran to rescue Putin’s plan from Assad’s Iranian-backed obstructionism
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report February 22, 2016

President Putin this week sent Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu to Tehran to unsnarl his blueprint for a solution of the Syrian crisis from the blockage placed in its path by none other than Bashar Assad, who refuses to hear of Moscow’s proposals for a political formula for ending the war, or even a ceasefire. debkafile reports that Assad has quietly gained Tehran’s support for his negativism, causing strains between Moscow, Damascus and Tehran that are blowing back on the working relations between the Russian, Iranian and Syrian commands running the Syrian war.
 

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Turkey and Saudi Arabia Talk Big, But Are Peripheral to Syrian Crisis
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report February 18, 2016

Obama and Putin have no intention of cutting Turkey and Saudi Arabia into their joint plans for the Syrian military conflict or future. Erdogan, while bitterly opposed to their sponsorship of the Kurds, will think twice before stepping into Syria.

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