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  • Russia To Move 10,000 Troops To West; Baltic Fleet Chief Sacked

    06/30/2016 6:22:50 AM PDT · by Strategy · 9 replies
    Kyiv Post ^ | June 30, 2016
    Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu says Russia will deploy some 10,000 soldiers to the western part of the country because the situation there is "unstable."
  • BREAKING: Eye Witness Claims Multiple Shooters In Orlando Terrorist Attack

    06/13/2016 7:49:41 AM PDT · by Strategy · 56 replies
    Patriot Outdoor News ^ | June 13, 2016
    Orlando, FL- The terrorist attack that took place this weekend was the largest attack on American soil since 9/11. Every news outlet in the country is working on covering this story from every angle in order to unearth what happened. Omar Mateen is said to have killed over 50 people at this point, but the "lone-gunman" narrative being pushed by all major news outlets is now being questioned. Eye witness, Janeil, was inside the club during the shooting but was able to escape unharmed. Below he recalls the attack and states that there were MULTIPLE shooters as well as at...
  • Turkish Government: We Can Occupy Russia In 7 Days

    02/24/2016 4:06:43 AM PST · by Strategy · 59 replies
    The Turkish Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mevlut Cavusoglu, boasted on television that Turkey could occupy Russia in seven days. "We call on Russia, which is one of our major trading partners, to stay quiet, but we also say that our patience is limited." "Since the crash of the Su-24 jet, Russia has taken every conceivable opportunity to undermine Turkey." "Certainly my government behaves like a mature and experienced government, but our patience has limits." Faced with Russian efforts, we have, no fear, no remorse. We act with moderation, to bring our relations back to normal." However, if necessary, I assure...
  • Report: Iranian Revolutionary Guards Planning Attack On Saudi Airliner In Southeast Asia

    02/23/2016 5:47:39 AM PST · by Strategy · 3 replies
    The Jerusalem Post ^ | February 23, 2016 | By Yasser Okbi
    A terrorist plot to hijack or bomb a Saudi Arabian passenger plane in Southeast Asia has reached an "advanced stage" of implementation, the Manila Times reported on Sunday. The news outlet cited "a reliable airport source," that warned of the threat of a terrorist attack that would be carried out somewhere in Southeast Asia after Iran warned of "divine revenge" against Saudi Arabia following the kingdom's execution of the Shi'ite cleric Nimr al-Nimr last month. The source said it was possible that the terrorist plot would be launched in Malaysia, Indonesia or the Philippines. The source said that the Saudi...
  • Did Russia Just Threaten Turkey With Nuclear Weapons

    02/22/2016 8:09:10 AM PST · by Strategy · 59 replies
    Jewish Business News ^ | February 22, 2016
    The US investigative journalist Robert Parry has made an astonishing claim - and one has gone completely unnoticed. He is reporting that the Russian government has warned Erdogan that Russia is prepared to use tactical nuclear weapons to defend its Syrian strike force from Turkish attack. Parry's exact words are as follows: "A source close to Russian President Vladimir Putin told me that the Russians have warned Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan that Moscow is prepared to use tactical nuclear weapons if necessary to save their troops in the face of a Turkish-Saudi onslaught. Since Turkey is a member of...
  • Saudi Arabia Embarks On Massive Military Drill With 2,500 Warplanes And 20,000 Tanks

    02/15/2016 5:16:09 AM PST · by Strategy · 147 replies
    IBT ^ | February 15, 2016 | By Vasudevan Sridharan
    Saudi Arabia has commenced a massive military drill in which 20 nations are participating. The move comes amid ongoing deadly conflicts in the Middle East. More than 2,500 warplanes, 20,000 tanks and 450 helicopters will be part of the exercise. Riyadh has billed the manoeuvre as "the largest and most important" drill ever staged in the region. Up to 350,000 troops from various Gulf nations, and other allies such as Pakistan, Jordan, Chad and Sudan will take part in the drill, the Saudi Press Agency said. The exercises would involve ground, naval and air forces personnel.
  • Turkish Media Say Saudi Arabia, Turkey May Strike In Syria

    02/13/2016 5:40:05 AM PST · by Strategy · 43 replies
    The New York Times ^ | February 13, 2016 | By The Associated Press
    ISTANBUL -- Turkish media are quoting Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu as saying his country and Saudi Arabia may launch ground operations against the Islamic State group in Syria. After taking part at a security conference in Munich, Cavusoglu said Saudi Arabia was "ready to send both jets and troops" to Turkey's Incirlik airbase. "Turkey and Saudi Arabia may launch an operation (against IS) from the land," Saturday's edition of the Yeni Safak pro-government newspaper quoted him as saying.
  • Sources: 150,000 Saudi Mercenaries Ready To Enter Syria

    02/07/2016 5:50:58 AM PST · by Strategy · 28 replies
    FNA ^ | February 6, 2016
    TEHRAN (FNA) - Informed sources revealed that Riyadh is holding training courses for 150,000 Saudi, Sudanese, Egyptian and Jordanian forces to prepare them for war in Syria. The Saudi sources told the CNN channel that the 150,000-strong army is now stationed in Saudi Arabia and will soon be dispatched to Syria. They also said that Morocco, Turkey, Bahrain, the UAE and Qatar will also deploy their forces to Syria through the Turkish borders, and Malaysia, Indonesia and Brunei will dispatch mercenaries to Saudi Arabia too. On Thursday, the Saudi Defense Ministry said it stood ready to deploy ground troops to...
  • THE LATEST: VIKTOR ORBAN SAYS 500,000 SYRIANS TO COME TO EU

    12/02/2015 4:16:50 AM PST · by Strategy · 13 replies
    Breitbart ^ | December 2, 2015 | AP
    <p>BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) -- The latest news as tens of thousands of people slip into Europe and head to wealthy European Union countries in search of a better life. All times local.</p> <p>Hungary's prime minister says he believe a secret pact led by Germany to bring up to 500,000 Syrians from Turkey directly into the European Union to be revealed soon.</p>
  • Turkey Moving 1000 Vehicles Including Leopard 2A4 Tanks From 1St Army To Syrian Border

    11/29/2015 7:07:56 AM PST · by Strategy · 75 replies
    ProNews ^ | November 28, 2015
    Translation: "Endless battalions of tanks, APCs and Firtina self-propelled howitzers are being transferred from the region of Evros and the Zone of Responsibility of the 1st Army to the borders with Syria and there is information to suggest movement of Leo2A4 tanks with 120mm guns and much greater survivability against the Russian T-90 than the upgraded M60T SABRA. The tanks are being moved from the western provinces of Turkey and joined the 5th Armoured Brigade based in Gaziantep. Turkish tanks are transported by all means. Some arrive by train, others by tank carriers. Overall, more than 1,000 battle tanks, artillery,...
  • Russian MP Vladimir Zhirinovsky Suggests Destroying Istanbul With A Nuclear Strike

    11/28/2015 4:02:53 AM PST · by Strategy · 45 replies
    Korrespondent ^ | November 27, 2015
    According to Russian media, MP Vladimir Zhirinovsky proposed to crush Turkey with a nuclear missile attack, Joinfo.ua reports with the reference to Korrespondent. "Istanbul is very easy to destroy: it takes just one nuclear bomb to throw in the Strait (Bosphorus - Ed.), and it will be washed away. It would be such a terrible flood, the water column would rise to 10-15 meters, and there would be no city with nine million people," - said the leader of the Liberal Democrats. According to Zhirinovsky, Turkey's NATO allies will not intervene, "not wanting to die in a nuclear fire." Zhirinovsky...
  • Turkey Braces For War With Russia And Sends 20 Tanks And 18 Fighter Jets To Her Borders

    11/26/2015 7:10:50 AM PST · by Strategy · 132 replies
    Standard ^ | November 26, 2015 | By Mirror
    Ankara: Turkey has moved 20 tanks to her border with Syria as tensions with Russia continue. Military sources from Turkey said the tanks were moved by rail to an armored brigade at the western border with Syria. Reports also say 18 fighter jets were sent on a patrol exercise near the border. A military source told Turkey's Anadolu agency: "Accompanied by police and gendarmes, 20 tanks were sent by rail from Turkey's western provinces by railway to Gaziantep in the south of the country, and then redirected to the Syrian border."
  • Furious President Vladimir Putin Promises Erdogan To Arrange 'Big Stalingrad'

    11/26/2015 3:07:16 AM PST · by Strategy · 46 replies
    Ak Zhaik ^ | November 26, 2015 | joinfo.com
    <p>According to the news agency awdnews.com, during the conversation behind closed doors, Russian President Vladimir Putin called Erdogan a dictator and threatened to send him to hell together with the ISIS terrorists, Joinfo.ua reports.</p> <p>It is reported that Vladimir Putin violated diplomatic procedures, and had a row with the Turkish Ambassador in Moscow, Mr. Umit Erdim, and warned him that the Russian Federation might break off diplomatic relations with his country unless the President Recep Tayyip Erdogan ceased supporting the ISIS rebels in Syria, where the only Russian naval base in the Mediterranean is.</p>
  • Obama Dropped Leaflets To Give ISIS 45 Minutes Warning Before Bombing

    11/23/2015 9:15:40 AM PST · by Strategy · 74 replies
    Frontpage Mag ^ | November 22, 2015 | Daniel Greenfield
    "In Al-Bukamal, we destroyed 116 tanker trucks, which we believe will reduce ISIL's ability to transport its stolen oil products," Warren said. "This is our first strike against tanker trucks, and to minimize risks to civilians, we conducted a leaflet drop prior to the strike. We did a show of force, by -- we had aircraft essentially buzz the trucks at low altitude." The leaflets, which fluttered to the ground about 45 minutes before the strikes, simply said: "Get out of your trucks now, and run away from them. Warning: airstrikes are coming. Oil trucks will be destroyed. Get away...
  • Bomb Mecca Off The Face Of The Earth

    11/20/2015 9:19:33 AM PST · by Strategy · 55 replies
    WND ^ | November 20, 2015
    We in the West continue to pretend that the violence committed by Muslims are all isolated events, whether it was Iran's holding hostages for over 400 days; the attack on the USS Cole; 9/11; the massacre at Charlie Hebdo; the slaugther at the French deli; the burnings and beheadings in the Middle East; Benghazi; the blowing up of the Russian jet; the recent blood-letting in Paris that left 129 dead.
  • China Just Uncovered A $64 Billion 'Underground Bank'

    11/20/2015 7:30:42 AM PST · by Strategy · 13 replies
    Business Insider ^ | November 20, 2015 | Mike Bird
    Chinese authorities just uncovered a massive "underground bank" in the country's eastern Zhejiang province, according to a report in the People's Daily, the official Chinese Communist Party newspaper. The scale of the operation reported is astonishing. The report suggests 410 billion yuan ($64 billion) in foreign-exchange transactions were made by the unnamed illegal organisation - 370 people have reportedly been arrested.
  • U.S. Pilots Confirm: Obama Admin Blocks 75 Percent Of Islamic State Strikes

    11/20/2015 6:40:28 AM PST · by Strategy · 25 replies
    The Washington Free Beacon ^ | November 20, 2015 | By Adam Kredo
    U.S. military pilots who have returned from the fight against the Islamic State in Iraq are confirming that they were blocked from dropping 75 percent of their ordnance on terror targets because they could not get clearance to launch a strike, according to a leading member of Congress. Strikes against the Islamic State(also known as ISIS or ISIL) targets are often blocked due to an Obama administration policy to prevent civilian deaths and collateral damage, according to Rep. Ed Royce (R., Calif.), chair of the House Foreign Affairs Committee.
  • ISIS Fighter: "Turkey And Saudi Arabia Support Us, We Love Them"

    11/19/2015 12:20:58 PM PST · by Strategy · 10 replies
    LiveLeak ^ | November 19, 2015
    These ISIS (Islamic Terrorists) were captured by YPG Kurdish fighters during the recent liberation of Sinjar and being interviewed by an Israeli journalist, he talk about how ISIS get its support from Turkey and Saudi Arabia, saying "Why wouldn't we like them?".
  • ISIS Releases Video Threatening To Blow Up White House

    11/19/2015 11:13:05 AM PST · by Strategy · 84 replies
    Breitbart ^ | November 19, 2015 | By Edwin Mora
    The Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL) threatens to blow up the White House and launch more attacks in Paris in its latest propaganda video released today. According to The Middle East Media Research Institute (MEMRI), the video was produced by ISIS in Dijlah Province, Iraq.
  • Hannover Bomb Plot 'Foiled' After French Spooks Tip Off German Authorities

    11/19/2015 9:42:34 AM PST · by Strategy · 15 replies
    Mirror ^ | November 18, 2015 | By Louise Sassoon
    Reports suggest a North African terror cell was planning to attack Hannover with assault rifles and suicide vests - chillingly similar to the methods used in Paris on Friday which killed 129. A suspected terrorist plot is thought to have been foiled in Germany tonight after a series of bomb scares rocked Hannover. French intelligence officials are reported to have warned their German counterparts about a potential attack, sparking a string of security alerts this evening. The spooks told German authorities that the terrorists might strike using an explosives-laden vehicle with official access to the football stadium, such as an...
  • Syrian Ambassador Says That Over 20% Of Refugees To Europe May Have Links To The Islamic State

    11/19/2015 8:25:49 AM PST · by Strategy · 42 replies
    Jihad Watch ^ | November 17, 2015 | Robert Spencer
    NEW DELHI - In early September, media reported, citing an unnamed ISIL operative, that an estimated 4,000 covert ISIL terrorists had arrived to Europe disguised as refugees. "Among the refugees, who went to Europe, maybe more than 20 percent belong to ISIL groups. Now Europe has received bad element into their ground. They will face further problem in future," Riad Abbas said, commenting on recent deadly terrorist acts in Paris on November 13. According to the diplomat, terrorism has penetrated everywhere in Europe....
  • Former Al Qaeda Terrorist: Another Attack Coming 'Within The Next Two Weeks'

    11/18/2015 2:14:29 PM PST · by Strategy · 38 replies
    TheBlaze ^ | November 17, 2015
    A former member of Al Qaeda in Yemen warned Tuesday that a terror attack is likely within the next two weeks. Morton Storm, an ex-terrorist who later became a double agent for the CIA, told Fox News host Megyn Kelly that he believes an attack is imminent. "I believe that within the next two weeks, we will have an attack," he said. Storm added, "The people who are on the run at the moment from ISIS in Europe are very desperate, and they know their time's up, and they will need to do as much damage as possible."
  • German Army Could Be Deployed To Streets For First Time Since 1945, Thanks To Merkel's Immigration

    11/18/2015 1:21:37 PM PST · by Strategy · 29 replies
    Breitbart ^ | November 18, 2015 | By Oliver Lane
    Finance minister Wolfgang Schauble has said the German army could be deployed to the streets in a security role, should the nation come under attack. Reflecting on post-Paris terror attacks security reviews, politician Mr. Schauble admitted that German police resources were basically insufficient for the enormous task at hand. Looking to where extra manpower could come from in times of national stress, the said the nation should look to the army. The minister said: "If we had a situation like Paris, perhaps with roadblocks in three or four places, you will need to think about whether our police capabilities are...
  • Suspected Mastermind Of Paris Attacks Named

    11/16/2015 5:48:37 AM PST · by Strategy · 37 replies
    Sky News ^ | November 16, 2015
    The suspected mastermind of the Paris attacks has been named as Belgian Abdelhamid Abaaoud by French officials. It has been reported that Abaaoud, 27, had links to thwarted attacks on a Paris-bound high-speed train when two US soldiers overpowered a heavily-armed gunman and a separate attack on a church. He also had links to two suspects killed in a counter-terrorism raid in Verviers, Belgium, in January. He is thought to be from the suburb of Molenbeek in Brussels, which was home to other members of the militant Islamist cell that carried out the attacks. Abaaoud, who also uses the name...
  • ISIS TERROR WARNING: Britain NEXT To Be ATTACKED By Jihadists, Supporters Claim

    11/15/2015 7:14:19 AM PST · by Strategy · 48 replies
    Daily Express ^ | November 15, 2015 | By Tom Parfitt
    BRITAIN is at risk from the next Islamic State attack, supporters of the evil terror group have warned in unconfirmed tweets. They made the chilling threats on Twitter after at least 160 people were killed by a series of co-ordinated attacks on Paris last night. After gloating about the horror that shocked the world, armchair jihadists tweeted that London could be next. The twisted tweeters also claimed to have two other major capitals in their sights - Washington DC and Rome.
  • Alert: Russian Nukes Are On The Move - Russia Tells Civilians To Leave The Arab World

    11/11/2015 5:10:51 AM PST · by Strategy · 90 replies
    Alternative News ^ | November 11, 2015
    The Pentagon has stationed a new fleet of fighter jets in Turkey. While ostensibly aimed at protecting US bombers targeting the self-proclaimed Islamist State terrorist group, top defense officials also say the jets are meant to deter "Russian aggression." In response to the purported downing of a Russian civilian airliner in the Sinai in Egypt, the Kremlin is now poised for a nuclear strike on sites controlled by the Islamic State. Citing its right to protect its people and interests in Russia and abroad, Intelligence officials have anonymously reported that Russia is moving its tactical nuclear units closer to its...
  • Top Democrat Admits Obama Is 'Working Hand-In-Hand With ISIS'!

    11/10/2015 8:50:55 PM PST · by Strategy · 39 replies
    In this very fascinating interview with U.S. House of Representatives Tulsi Gabbard, a Democrat representing Hawaii, she admits something that many conservatives have suspected for a long time. Watch below (starting at the 1:45 mark) Tulsi Gabbard is a top Democrat in the Democratic National Committee but she is one of the few honest Democrats who has actually criticized Obama on his foreign policy failures. But, it must be noted that she says he's essentially working hand in hand with Islamist extremists, but she's not saying that he's actually directly working with them. She admits that his foreign policy is...
  • Iran Will Receive Russian S-300 Missile System By Year-End: Dehqan

    11/10/2015 12:01:42 PM PST · by Strategy · 14 replies
    Iran Daily ^ | November 10, 2015
    Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Hossein Dehqan says the country will take delivery of Russian-made S-300 surface-to-air missile defense system by the end of the year. Speaking to reporters in Tehran on Tuesday, the Iranian minister added that the "executive stage" of the agreement for the delivery of the missile system is over, adding that Iran will receive a "major part" of the shipment in less than two months. "We have concluded a contract with the Russian side and it has also been signed," Dehqan said in response to a question about an earlier report on an agreement between Tehran...
  • Report: Germany To Downgrade Syrians, Can Only Stay For 2 Years, No More Family Reunions

    11/07/2015 3:19:14 AM PST · by Strategy · 44 replies
    Breitbart ^ | November 6, 2015 | By Nick Hallett
    The German government is to downgrade the status of Syrian migrants so that those granted refugee status can only stay for two years and are not entitled to bring their families with them. According a report in the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, the Federal Office for Migration and Refugees (BAMF) will now only grant "subsidiary protection" to Syrians fleeing civil war. Until now, they had "primary protection", granting them the right to stay in Germany for up to three years and allowing them to bring their families to stay with them. BAMF says that in August some 55,600 Syrians requested asylum...
  • The Only Reason F-15s Are Going To Syria Is To Shoot Down Russian Jets

    11/05/2015 11:08:55 AM PST · by Strategy · 55 replies
    Washington Times ^ | November 4, 2015 | By L. Todd Wood
    The U.S. military has many types of aircraft that are developed and fielded for a specific purpose, although many are considered 'multi role.' The F15C is not one of these. It is specifically an air-to-air machine, designed for air superiority over a battlefield. It's pilots are the part of a dwindling fraternity, the dogfighter. The aircraft are not deployed in theater unless commanders are worried about an air-to-air threat, in other words, aircraft that can target American attack jets or other support aircraft which are not capable of properly defending themselves in the air against a credible air-to-air adversary. Perhaps...
  • UK's National Grid Suffers 'Multiple Plant Breakdowns'

    11/04/2015 9:01:42 AM PST · by Strategy · 44 replies
    Financial Times ^ | November 4, 2015
    Britain's National Grid has asked for more power generation capacity to come online between 4.30pm and 6.30pm on Wednesday to balance supply and demand, after "multiple plant breakdowns". The Grid said in a statement it had issued a notice to the industry at 1.30pm "asking for more generation to be brought onto the system."
  • Israel Orders Aircraft Carrier As Part Of US Military Aid Package

    11/04/2015 4:47:49 AM PST · by Strategy · 22 replies
    MEM ^ | November 4, 2015
    Israel has provided the United States with a list of weapons that it would like to have available as part of the US aid package, Israel's Yedioth Ahronoth revealed yesterday. According to the newspaper the list included a modern aircraft carrier and a squadron of F-15 aircrafts as well as material assistance to support Israel's anti-ballistic missile system, Arrow 3. According to the newspaper Israeli officials have asked for these weapons during closed-door meetings with US officials attended by Defence Minister Moshe Ya'alon and US Secretary of Defence Ashton Carter in Washington.
  • Turkey And Qatar Flying Islamic State (ISIS) Commanders Into Sarajevo In Bosnia

    11/01/2015 7:25:23 AM PST · by Strategy · 18 replies
    Adara Press ^ | October 31, 2015
    Away from the reach of Russian bombs, Turkey and Qatar are extending their destabilization efforts by flying ISIS commanders into Europe according to counter-terrorism expert Dzevad Galijasevic. It makes sense. While the rest of the army arrives on foot as "migrants" - now potentially tens of thousands strong - the commanders are being flown in as "tourists" and provided with hotel vouchers by the US-EU backed - Bosnian government. Turkey, it should be remembered, is a member of NATO and with Angela Merkel's endorsement, it is expected to be invited into the European Union. Qatar hosts the leadership of the...
  • Russian Airliner With 224 People Aboard Believed Shot Down By Missile Over Central Sinai

    10/31/2015 6:25:29 AM PDT · by Strategy · 100 replies
    Debka ^ | October 31, 2015
    A Russian civilian plane with 217 passengers and 7 crew aboard crashed, and is believed shot down by a missile, over Sinai early Saturday morning, Oct. 31, shortly after taking off from the Sinai resort town of Sharm el-Sheikh for St. Petersburg. Initial reporting on the fate of the plane was confused and is still not completely clear. It was first reported to be missing after contact was lost with Egyptian air control; it was then said to be safely on its way to Russia over Turkey. Russian aviation sources then reported the A321 to be missing over Cypriot air...
  • British Tourists 'Run For Their Lives' At Turkish Hotel As Staff Dress Up As ISIS Killers

    10/29/2015 6:03:35 AM PDT · by Strategy · 38 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | October 29, 2015 | By Sophie Jane Evans
    Terrified British tourists screamed and fled for their lives at a Turkish hotel after a staff member dressed up as an ISIS killer - and even pretended to withdraw a gun at the poolside, it is reported. The male worker, who has not been identified, allegedly donned a black hood, mask and robes before confronting unsuspecting holidaymakers by the pool at Club Hotel Pineta in Marmaris. As his colleagues watched in amusement, he reportedly chanted in Arabic, before approaching a six-year old girl playing near a sunbed and pretending to reach for a weapon under his robes. He then went...
  • Report: US Spied On Israel, Prepared To Destroy Israeli Bombers To Protect Iran

    10/23/2015 4:22:46 AM PDT · by Strategy · 50 replies
    The Jewish Press ^ | October 23, 2015 | By: Lori Lowenthal Marcus
    US moved carriers into the region to prevent Israeli craft from attacking suspected Iranian nuclear plant. In an explosive report we learn that ever since 2012, the United States has been spying on Israel in order to prevent the Jewish State from attacking suspected Iranian nuclear sites, according to Friday's Wall Street Journal. The White House had sent an additional aircraft carrier to the region after learning that Israeli aircraft had flown into Iranian airspace in what U.S. officials feared was a test run for an attack on Iran's Fordow plant. The carriers had attack aircraft on board prepared to...
  • Yemeni Missile Attack Kills 66 Saudi Officers, Destroys 17 Fighter Jets, 9 Apache Helicopters

    10/17/2015 4:27:40 AM PDT · by Strategy · 82 replies
    FNA ^ | October 16, 2015
    TEHRAN (FNA) - The Yemeni army and popular forces hit a strategic military air base in Asir province in Southern Saaudi Arabia with Scud missiles, killing tens of high-ranking Saudi officers and commanders and destroying over two dozen F-15 fighter jets and Apache helicopters. At least 66 high-ranking Saudi army officers, including two senior commanders, were killed when the Yemeni missiles hit Khamis Mushait air base in Asir province in retaliation for the kingdom's aggression against their nation. The Yemeni forces also destroyed 17 F-15 fighter planes and 9 Apache helicopters. About 300 Saudi officers were also injured in the...
  • Report: US, Turkish Intelligence Coordinated ISIL Leader's Transfer To Turkey For Treatment

    10/15/2015 5:49:28 AM PDT · by Strategy · 32 replies
    FNA ^ | October 14, 2015
    TEHRAN (FNA) - ISIL Leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi has been transferred to Turkey for treatment through a series of coordination measures by the CIA after the notorious terrorist leader was severely injured in the Iraqi army's airstrike on his convoy in Western Anbar province, media reports disclosed on Wednesday. "The CIA has drone coordination with the Turkish intelligence organization to transfer al-Baghdadi to Turkey," the Arabic-language al-Manar TV quoted unnamed sources as saying on Wednesday. The source said that two companions of al-Baghdadi who were also injured in the attack on the ISIL leader's convoy and were captured by the...
  • RAF Given Green Light To Shoot Down Hostile Russian Jets In Syria

    10/11/2015 9:01:46 AM PDT · by Strategy · 79 replies
    IBT ^ | October 11, 2015 | By Romil Patel
    As relations between the West and Russia steadily deteriorate, Royal Air Force (RAF) pilots have been given the go-ahead to shoot down Russian military jets when flying missions over Syria and Iraq, if they are endangered by them. The development comes with warnings that the UK and Russia are now "one step closer" to being at war. RAF Tornada pilots have been instructed to avoid contact with Russian aircraft while engaged in missions for Operation Shader - the codename for the RAF's anti-Isis work in Iraq and Syria. But their aircraft have been armed with air-to-air missiles and the pilots...
  • Putin Reportedly Sending 150,000 Troops To Syria To Wipe Out ISIS

    10/04/2015 5:54:15 AM PDT · by Strategy · 189 replies
    The New Indian Express ^ | October 4, 2015 | By ANI
    LONDON: Russian President Vladimir Putin is reportedly sending 150,000 soldiers to Syria to wipe out the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS). According to The Daily Star, he is apparently mounting an enormous military mission to take control of the terror group's stronghold of Raqqa. Raqqa is the self-declared capital of ISIS which is patrolled by as many as 5,000 jihadi members. Putin is set to mobilise 150,000 reservists whom he conscripted into the military earlier this week.
  • Russia Accused Of Bombing U.S. Armed Rebels

    10/01/2015 7:32:36 AM PDT · by Strategy · 79 replies
    CBS News ^ | October 1, 2015
    MOSCOW -- Russian jets carried out a second day of strikes in Syria Thursday, as a senior U.S. politician and activists claimed the targets included rebels backed by the United States. "I can absolutely confirm to you that they were strikes against our Free Syrian Army recruits that have been armed and trained by the CIA, because we have communications with people there," Republican Sen. John McCain, who is head of the Senate Armed Services Committee, said in an interview with CNN, according to the Reuters news agency.
  • Obama Calls Boehner A 'Good Man' And 'A Patriot' But Blasts Him For Government Shutdown [VIDEO]

    09/26/2015 8:34:17 AM PDT · by Strategy · 9 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | September 25, 2015 | Steve Guest
    President Barack Obama said that "John Boehner is a good man ... a patriot ... [who] cares about his constituents, and he cares about America" during a press conference in the Rose Garden on Friday. Obama later suggested "we can have significant differences on issues, but that doesn't mean that you shut down the government, that doen't mean that you risk the full faith and credit of the United States, you don't invite a potential financial crisis, you build roads and pass transportation bills, and you do the basic work of governance that ensures that our military is operating and...
  • China Is Launching A 'Trump Card' Nuclear Submarine That Could Target The US

    09/26/2015 5:12:50 AM PDT · by Strategy · 17 replies
    Business Insider ^ | September 24, 2015 | Jeremy Bender
    China is preparing to launch a new ballistic missile submarine that could potentially target any part of the United States by the end of 2015, Anthony Capaccio and David Tweed report for Bloomberg Business. The deployment of the new Jin-class ballistic missile submarine will mark a substantial increase in China's potential nuclear ability. The Jin-class submarines will be armed with the new JL-2 ballistic missile. This missile has a range of 4,000 nautical miles, which would allow the submarine to target Hawaii, Alaska, and portions of the west coast of the US from the waters off of East Asia. Should...
  • 300 US Troops In Ukraine To Train Ukrainian Forces: US Army

    04/17/2015 2:58:37 AM PDT · by Strategy · 142 replies
    AFP ^ | April 17, 2015
    About 300 US paratroopers have arrived in Ukraine to train the Ukrainian National Guard which is fighting pro-Russian rebels in the east, the US army said in a statement. The troops from the 173rd Airborne Brigade arrived on Tuesday and Wednesday in Yavoriv, western Ukraine, to spend six months training three battalions of Ukrainian troops, said the statement dated Thursday.
  • US To Develop 6Th Generation Fighters To Outrun Russian, Chinese Jets

    04/15/2015 8:10:18 AM PDT · by Strategy · 37 replies
    Sputnik ^ | April 12, 2015
    The US Air Force and Navy plan to pursue the development and acquisition of sixth-generation F/A-XX fighters; they consider the fleet of existing jets incapable of handling their Russian and Chinese fifth-generation counterparts, something which they feel constitutes a real threat to national security. The Chinese Chengdu J-20 and the Russian Sukhoi T-50 PAK-FA are becoming a real threat to the US Air Force and Navy, according to The National Interest, an international affairs magazine. "When you see these next-generation fighters, the PAK-FA out of Russia and the J-20 out of China, and some of their new missile technology, our...
  • China Stole Plans For F-35 Fighter To Be Acquired - Report

    01/19/2015 9:04:05 AM PST · by Strategy · 15 replies
    ABS-CBN News ^ | January 19, 2015
    SYDNEY - Chinese spies stole key design information about the F-35 Lightening II multirole fighter, set to join the air force fleets of Australia, Japan and other U.S. allies, according to documents disclosed by former U.S. intelligence contractor Edward Snowden, the Sydney Morning Herald reported Monday. The report, citing new disclosures published by German magazine Der Spiegel, Chinese cyber spies stole huge volumes of sensitive military information, including "many terabytes of data" about the fighter such as details of its radar systems used to identify and track targets, according to a top secret U.S. National Security Agency presentation.
  • Checkmate: Is Russia Selling Oil For Gold?

    12/19/2014 10:05:33 AM PST · by Strategy · 65 replies
    SilverDoctors ^ | December 19, 2014
    Very few people understand what Putin is doing at the moment. And almost no one understands what he will do in the future. No matter how strange it may seem, but right now, Putin is selling Russian oil and gas ONLY for physical gold. How long will the West be able to buy oil and gas from Russia in exchange for physical gold? And what will happen to the US petrodollar after the West runs out of physical gold to pay for Russian oil, gas and uranium, as well as to pay for Chinese goods?
  • Iran's Top Leader Opposes US Intervention In Iraq

    06/22/2014 7:02:54 AM PDT · by Strategy · 15 replies
    ABC News ^ | June 22, 2014
    Iran's top leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said Sunday he is against US intervention in neighboring Iraq, where Islamic extremists and Sunni militants opposed to Tehran have seized a number of towns and cities, the official IRNA news agency reported. "We strongly oppose the intervention of the U.S. and others in the domestic affairs of Iraq," Khamenei was quoted as saying, in his first reaction to the crisis. "The main dispute in Iraq is between those who want Iraq to join the U.S. camp and those who seek an independent Iraq," said Khamenei, who has the final say over government policies....
  • Russia Brings New Fighter Jets Close To Ukrainian Border

    06/19/2014 8:06:48 AM PDT · by Strategy · 8 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | June 19, 2014
    A fleet of new Russian Sukhoi SU-34 fighter jets arrives in Rostov region bordering Ukraine.
  • 'Black Flag Of Jihad Will Fly Over London': Alarm Over UK-Born Iraq Fighters' Threat

    06/16/2014 2:53:30 PM PDT · by Strategy · 23 replies
    RT ^ | June 16, 2014
    Terror alerts, 9/11-style bombings and murders of British citizens will soon come to London's streets, according to chilling threats from UK citizens fighting alongside Islam's most violent terrorist group operating in Syria and Iraq. The threat comes from British nationals fighting for the Sunni militant group calling themselves the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL/ISIS) in Syria. According to the Sunday Times, they promise that after they're done there, Britain is next. The message comes from three such fighters, all youngsters in their teens and twenties. According to the Times, these aren't regular disenchanted youths at all: one...