525 articles tagged "US"
Saudi King’s Son on Sales Jaunt to US, Ruffles Feathers at Home
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report June 30, 2016

Some of the Saudi elite have started transferring funds outside the country.

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‘Brexit’ may push Arab world into Assad’s arms
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report June 26, 2016

An unforeseen trickle-down effect of Britain’s decision to leave the EU last week is evident in the reaction of Arab governments, which have begun shying away from their reliance on the US or Europe to lead the war on ISIS, debkafile’s sources report. They are coming to see the US-led coalition as weakened and predict that Britain will draw down or remove its forces from the anti-jihadist arenas in the near future and discussing pivoting toward Syrian President Bashar Assad.  

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Brexit – Backlash from mass migration and ISIS
DEBKAfile Exclusive Analysis June 24, 2016

Wars in general and religious wars in particular, as well as migration of populations encompassing millions of people, always brought throughout history, to wars, plagues, fall of regimes, hunger and economic hardships.
2016 will go down in history as the year in which the Middle East crises began to infiltrate to the west. Even now they bring changes and far-reaching political turmoil.
And this is only the beginning.

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ISIS stole army truck to bomb Jordanian troops
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report June 24, 2016

The ongoing investigation of the June 21 suicide bombing by ISIS on the Jordan-Syria border, in which six Jordanian border guards were killed and 16 were wounded, has revealed the terrorist organization’s sophisticated means of infiltration and attack. According to debkafile’s intelligence and counterterrorism sources, ISIS carried out the assault with a stolen Jordanian military vehicle. 

     

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ISIS Drives Back Counteroffensives in Iraq, Syria and Libya
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report June 23, 2016

US-led offensives grind to a halt on two fronts, are pushed back on a third.

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US, Russia Mull Options Anew after Near-Air Collision over Syria
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report June 23, 2016

Putin determines to curtail US military intervention in Syrian war.

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Islamic “Ideological Terror” Is a Fresh Trial for the West
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report June 16, 2016

The ISIS leader is granting legitimacy and kudos to encourage the “ideological Islamist terrorists”.

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Neither Obama nor Putin Has a Strategy for Destroying ISIS
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report June 16, 2016

Obama, supported by Putin, plans to keep ISIS-controlled cities under siege rather than capturing them.

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No letup seen in ISIS terror for US, Western cities
DEBKAfile Exclusive Analysis June 15, 2016

President Obama describes the war against the terror organization as if it is a one sided war in which only one side fights and gains military achievements. This is not the case. As in any war, the armies in it have good days of achievements and bad days of failures.

 


 

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US intelligence misses cues to terror - again
DEBKAfile Exclusive Analysis June 13, 2016

The oversights of US law enforcement, intelligence and security agencies recur each time Islamists terrorists strike. The Ramadan 2016 attack in Orlando showed that no lessons had been learned from the lapses that led to 9/11. 

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Orlando massacre: 50 dead in ISIS Ramadan terror
DEBKAfile Special Report June 12, 2016

The horrific shooting attack on a gay nightclub in Orlando Florida, Sunday, June 12, which claimed 50 lives and injured 53 people, bore the hallmarks of Islamist terror - even before the FBI defined it as a terror incident and identified the perpetrator as Omar Mateen, in his 20s, of Afghan origin, from Port Luce, Florida.

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US, Turkey Agree on Two Security Zones in Northern Syria
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report June 9, 2016

US and Turkey have come to a secret agreement to establish two security zones that will encompass the area from north of Aleppo up to the Turkish border.

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US Pulls Its Secret Eyes & Ears out of the Mid-East – Barring ISIS
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report June 9, 2016

US Pulls Its Secret Eyes & Ears out of the Mid-East – Barring ISIS

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America’s Precarious Balancing Act vs. ISIS in Iraq, Syria
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report June 9, 2016

US strategic planners are loath to allow pro-Iranian local forces spearheading the battles against ISIS to surge in and take over.

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Jordan Gets a New, Hi-Tech Border Defense Wall
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report June 9, 2016

This wall system, 442km (275 miles) long, will separate Jordan from Syria and Iraq.

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Riyadh Accuses US of Derailing Trilateral Sunni Bloc Initiative
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report June 9, 2016

Behind the closed doors, the Turkish and Egyptian rulers were locked in an irreconcilable clash.

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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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"Build the wall" Trump plans July trip to Israel
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report June 1, 2016

Donald Trump, the presumptive Republican candidate for president, will try and block President Obama's effort to promote the relationship between Washington and Tehran before leaving the White House. 

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US military chiefs overrate damage to ISIS
DEBKAfile Special Report May 28, 2016

The US has deployed about 7,500 US soldiers in Iraq and Syria and an additional 1,000 to 1,250 troops in Libya. US planes are taking off from Incirlilk base in South Turkey against Raqqa in Syria and Mosul in Iraq. Yet the ISIS peril is not diminished. 

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Israel Lines Up with Saudi Arabia, UAE Against Iran, Hizballah and ISIS
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report May 26, 2016

There is a strong emphasis on bilateral intelligence and operational cooperation regarding Iran’s ballistic missile.

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