7 articles tagged "US forces in Syria"
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Blitz over Daraa
Syrian-Hizballah massacre in Daraa: 140 dead
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report June 12, 2017

Bashar Assad’s troops and his allies, the Iran-backed Lebanese Hizballah, are notorious for their barbaric cruelty to the populations they conquer. But even by their own appalling standards, the massacre they wreaked in capturing the tiny southern Syrian town of Daraa this week must stand out as a milestone from hell, using 150 barrel bombs 25 air strikes and 120 missiles – plus a heavy tank force.

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Russia Backs Syrian Forces Advancing on US-held Border Crossing
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report June 1, 2017

Moscow uses the standoff to gain an edge for its aspirations in Baghdad.

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Hizballah rush 1,000 troops to S. Syrian borders
DEBKAfile Special Report May 16, 2017

The pro-Iranian Hizballah Tuesday, May 16, rushed 12 companies of 1,000 fighters to the Homs, Daraa and Quneitra (Golan) regions of southern Syria to block off the entry of “US-backed militants” from Jordan.

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Turkish Air Blitz Shocks Syrian Kurds into Splitting from US Raqqa Offensive
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report April 27, 2017

Their exit leaves US elite forces and Syrian Arab fighters high and dry against ISIS.

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Condemnation will not stop Assad’s chemical war
DEBKAfile Special Report April 5, 2017

Seven nations maintain elite military units in Syria – the US, Russia, Britain, Germany, France, Jordan and Israel. American, Russian and Turkish troops are backed by air support. They could have combined to destroy Asad's chemical arsenal and finished the job in a few days.

 

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Al Qaeda blows up Shiite pilgrim buses in Damascus
Before US whacks ISIS-Syria, Al Qaeda is resurgent
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report March 13, 2017

A new-old menace has raised its head: Al Qaeda and its Syrian affiliates have launched a fresh wave of terror in Syria. Saturday, March 11, two bomb explosions killed 74 Shiite pilgrims, most Iraqis, at an ancient cemetery in Damascus.

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Trump Deploys US Troops to Syria for War on ISIS, Offloads Russia and Turkey
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report March 9, 2017

He decides that America will go it alone with a local force – without Russia or Turkey.

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