Tag Archives: Tartus

Russia evacuates Tartus, also military, diplomatic personnel from Syria. High war alert in Israel

Shortly after the DEBKA aired a special video on the Syrian war’s widening circle, Moscow announced Wednesday June 26, that the evacuation which had begun Friday of all military and diplomatic personnel from Syria was now complete, including the Russian … Continue reading

Posted in Editorial | Tagged , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Erdogan, Gun Running From Benghazi and Caliphates

Prime Minister Erdogan met with Obama to discuss peace talks in Syria. Doubtful. Russia will never give up Tartus and this means unconditional support for Assad. Including the installation of a new missile defense system in Syria. Let me propose … Continue reading

Posted in Editorial, Radical Islam | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Russia lifts nationals out of Syria. Moscow, Iran arm Assad for major armored push

The Russian emergency ministry said Monday, Jan. 21 that it is sending two planes to Beirut to evacuate 100 Russians from Syria – the first such effort since the uprising against Bashar Assad began in March 2011. Moscow also announced … Continue reading

Posted in Editorial, War | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Russia Sends Two Squadrons Of Ships To Syria

Several days ago, various media outlets misinterpreted a statement out of Russia, in which it was said that Assad may be defeated by the local Al Qaeda-funded and US-supported rebels, and which many took as an indication that the geopolitics in … Continue reading

Posted in Editorial, War | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

US pulls war fleet from Syrian water

Shortly before the deployment of two American Patriot missiles manned by 400 US servicemen for defending Turkey against Syria was announced Thursday, Dec. 13, Washington quietly recalled from Syrian waters the USS Eisenhoweraircraft carrier and its strike group and the USS Iwo … Continue reading

Posted in Editorial, War | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Editorial, War | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Prepare for the Syrian Kinetic Action

Wouldn’t it be nice if Congress was consulted prior to going to war as outlined in the Constitution? I wonder what price Obama will be paying Putin for this action? Even more important, what price will the people of the … Continue reading

Posted in Editorial, War | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

‘Russia sends navy vessels, marines to Syria base’

PHOTO: REUTERS MOSCOW – Moscow is sending three large landing ships with marines aboard to a Russian naval facility in the Syrian port of Tartus, Russian news agencies quoted a source in the general staff as saying on Friday. The … Continue reading

Posted in Editorial | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

The Stage Is Set by Russia, Iran and China in Syria

Middle East military tensions around Syria shot up again Monday, June 18, with the news reported by the semi-official Iranian news agency Fars that a joint Russian-Chinese-Iranian exercise is to take place in Syria. It was described as “the biggest of … Continue reading

Posted in Editorial, War | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Russia flies anti-air, anti-ship missiles to Assad as its fleet heads to Tartus

Moscow is using the time up until Russian President Vladimir Putin faces US President Barack Obama across the G20 conference table in Los Cabos, Mexico Sunday, June 17 – or in its corridors – to ship sophisticated arms to Syria … Continue reading

Posted in Editorial | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Big powers move in on Syria: Russian troops for Tartus. US forces ready to go

A contingent of Russian special forces is on its way to Syria to guard the Russian navy’s deep-water port at the Syria’s Mediterranean coastal town of Tartus, Pentagon officials informed US NBC TV Friday, June 15. They are coming by … Continue reading

Posted in Editorial, War | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Only the Best Arms for the Muslim Brotherhood in Syria

The above picture shows a T-72 tank on fire after an attack by Syrian rebels. The article below outlines how the Muslim Brotherhood and Al-Qaeda in Syria are obtaining anti-tank arms secretly from the Obama administration’s directive to “up the … Continue reading

Posted in Editorial, War | Tagged , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

Russian Base in Syria Will Secure Assad’s Position

The Russian Military base in Tartus will never be sacrificed for a regime change in Syria. Assad is a puppet for Putin and Tartus is Russia’s most strategic military base outside their borders. As Russia is now showing the United … Continue reading

Posted in Editorial | Tagged , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Not So Fast, Iran May Have to Wait Its Turn

The United States may initiate another “right to protect” kinetic action in Syria before addressing the Iran nuclear threat.  The Washington Post is reporting on the new revelation of Syrian weapons of mass destruction crafted by Hillary Clinton: Defense Secretary … Continue reading

Posted in Editorial | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Consequences of a Failed US State Department

Russian electronic station on Jabal Al Harrah See additional comments on Tea Party Nation. I wrote earlier about the strategic importance of Tartus, Syria: the Russian naval base in Tartus is the reason they vetoed the UN resolution against Syria. … Continue reading

Posted in Editorial, Elections, Energy, Financial | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment