331 articles tagged "Vladimir Putin"
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Intelligence briefing to US Senate Committee
Why Trump and US intel clash over Russia
DEBKAfile Exclusive Analysis January 6, 2017

Donald Trump doesn’t propose rushing into détente with Moscow, but to restore relations to an even keel and end the disequilibrium of the past eight years, during which Obama just talked and Putin did what he wanted. 

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Trump Won’t Be Corralled into Declaring Cold War II on Russia
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report January 5, 2017

Transition and Russian teams are discussing how far Putin is prepared to go for US cooperation.

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Putin Charts Mass-Transfer of Rebels from Central Syria to the South
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report January 5, 2017

Russian officers test Israeli, Jordanian responses to mass rebel resettlement on their borders.

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Syria ready for truce, Assad stays, US is left out
DEBKAfile Special Report December 29, 2016

The Russian-Turkish initiative brings the Syria war the closest it has ever been to conclusion. Its success will be tested by a ceasefire at midnight on Thursday, Sept. 29, and the coming peace talks in Kazakhstan.

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Putin and Erdogan Try to Pin the Envoy’s Assassination on Western Intelligence
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report December 22, 2016

Who really sent Meviut Mert Atlintas to murder the Russian ambassador?

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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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Who’s afraid of Donald Trump in the Middle East?
DEBKAfile Exclusive Analysis December 19, 2016

Not much can be ascertained about President-elect Donald Trump’s future Middle East policies except that they will be different from those of Barack Obama – especially on Iran. His global stance will certainly not be shaped in Moscow.

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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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Russian Elite Spetsnaz Trounced in Face-off with ISIS
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report December 15, 2016

The elite Russian unit was defeated by the jihadists in Palmyra, a counterattack prepared.

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The Kurds Ditch US in War on ISIS, Strike a Better Deal with Russia
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report December 15, 2016

The US lost its main spearhead for an offensive to clear ISIS out of Raqqa.

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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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With One Phone Call, Trump Fits China into his Evolving Policy Toolbox
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report December 8, 2016

Taken with his détente with Putin, it was a gambit for driving a wedge between China and Russia.

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Aleppo’s Fall Triggers Odd Bedfellows: Russians with Nusra, Assad with Kurds
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report December 8, 2016

Russians are talking to Al Qaeda’s Nusra Front in Turkey, Assad to Kurds in Aleppo.

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Russia and Iran Secretly Connive to Promote Taliban
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report December 8, 2016

They seek to undermine the Afghan government and NATO ops against ISIS.

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Putin Pulls a Fast One on Trump in Syria, Testing His Resolve
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report December 1, 2016

It took him a week to renege on his understandings with the incoming Trump administration.

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An Israeli General Looks Askance at Trump’s National Security Appointees
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report December 1, 2016

It is feared that the IDF will be downgraded as America’s senior Mid East ally.

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Russian Air Strikes Tell US and Israel: South Syria is Next, after Aleppo
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report December 1, 2016

Moscow may open the southern floodgates for the Syrian army and allies to surge in.

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Israel jets mark go-it-alone policy on Syria
DEBKAfile Exclusive Analysis November 30, 2016

Arab media described Israeli warplanes attacking targets in and around Damascus overnight Tuesday, Nov. 29, as firing “four long-range Popeye” missiles from Lebanese air space.

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New Putin move to win a military base in Libya
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report November 28, 2016

Libyan Gen Khalifa Hafter arrived in Moscow Sunday, Nov. 26, with a request for Russian arms and military support for his army. He was welcomed in Moscow, which saw an opening for Russia to gain its first military base in North Africa.

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Russia helicopter Ka-52
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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