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Obama Betrayed: Turkey’s Erdogan Shuts Down Rebel Supply Lines

The US decision to upgrade Syrian rebel weaponry has run into a major setback:DEBKAfile reveals that Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan phoned President Barack Obama in Berlin Wednesday, June 19, to report his sudden decision to shut down the Turkish corridor … Continue reading

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Israel Warns Russia Against Syria Arms Sales

From YouTube: Israel’s defense chief said Tuesday a Russian plan to supply sophisticated anti-aircraft missiles to Syria was a “threat” and signaled that Israel is prepared to use force to stop the delivery. The warning by Defense Minister Moshe Yaalon … Continue reading

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U.S. Is Warned Russia Plans Syria Arms Sale

Israel has warned the U.S. that a Russian deal is imminent to sell advanced ground-to-air missile systems to Syria, weapons that would significantly boost the regime’s ability to stave off intervention in its civil war. U.S. officials said on Wednesday … Continue reading

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West embargoes arms to Syrian rebels over their resale to al Qaeda

The Western arms pipeline to the Syrian rebels fighting Bashar Assad is starting to run dry since the discovery that some of the weapons are being resold and used by al Qaeda in its conquest of southern Syrian and takeover … Continue reading

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France, Britain flout US objections on arms to Syrian rebels

Working through Jordan, Britain and France are determined to get arms shipments to the Syrian rebels fighting Bashar Assad –  parting ways for the first time with the Obama administration’s objections to this course throughout Syria’s two-year civil war The … Continue reading

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Death Race Damascus: “13 days in October”

  by Doug Hagmann Although Obama is no Kennedy, Putin is no Khrushchev, and the Russians are not advancing their political agenda in this instance, the template is otherwise eerily similar. In 1962, Cuba was America’s “red line” as the … Continue reading

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