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.
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report June 1, 2017
Moscow uses the standoff to gain an edge for its aspirations in Baghdad.
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.
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report April 27, 2017
Their exit leaves US elite forces and Syrian Arab fighters high and dry against ISIS.
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.
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.
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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