Skip to comments.SDF encircles the last ISIS stronghold south of Heseke (in Eastern Syria)
Posted on 06/11/2018 10:13:39 PM PDT by Texas Fossil
SDF forces have encircled the last ISIS stronghold southeast of Hesekê (Hasakah).
YPG-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) have resumed the Operation Cizire Storm one week ago to clear the Dashisha area from the DAESH (ISIS) mercenaries and secure the Iraq-Syria border. Before reaching the Dashisha town, SDF forces have liberated dozens of villages since.
The town of Dashisha southeast of Hesekê (Hasakah) is the last ISIS stronghold in the region.
Reports suggest that many top ISIS officials are deployed here and attacks carried out by the organization in the region are planned in this town.
SDF forces have liberated the villages of al-Tirafawi and Abdualal east of Shaddadi on Monday and are currently advancing towards Dashisha town with heavy weaponry.
There is talk of peace agreements in other parts of Syria and the US indicates they want to protect our allies but help broker a peace where we are no longer needed.
Is that possible? It will be a hard thing to put in place, but President Trump may again surprise all the pundits, talking heads and bureaucrats. He may just find a way to make it work.
Didn’t Buttface Obama say this would be a “generational” struggle against ISIS? Meaning he wouldn’t and couldn’t do a damn thing to help against the jihad, and we all had to get used to them?
Bomb the piss out of the place. Send in fleets of warplanes.
He probably thought Hillary was going to win.
It will be an orderly well planned attack. They have heavily mined the area and are using civilians as human shields.
The SDF with out help will end ISIS in Eastern Syria.
I was unaware he said that, but he sure did as little as possible to end ISIS.
I remember begging and trying to embarrass him into giving air support in Kobani in Sep/Oct of 2014. When public support got so loud he could no longer ignore it, he finally did. Not a minute too soon.
Take a hard look at that radio.
Yes, I saw that home brew external battery pack. They may have a hard time getting replacement batteries in Syria. Looks like our military would be able to overcome that. smile.
It may be an issue of longer battery life between charging, without multiple battery packs.
Hand helds are very sophisticated now. Almost all have fairly high standby current.
I remember helping build repeaters for mountain top installation with Repco transmitters and receivers. They were used because of the low quiescent current. If I remember correctly the CMOS controlled repeater with Repco boards drew 50 ma quiescent current in standby. It had solar panels and huge capacity deep discharge batteries, was on a 9,020 ft. mountain top. Nearest commercial power was 2 miles.
I thought it was a flashlight taped to the radio but upon closer inspection it is batteries; an Eveready D battery is at the bottom.
I wonder what the reason for that is.
quiescent. I learned a new word.
Sorry, I should have thought to explain that. smile.
Then on to settling Syria:
But remember, the only group who consistently fought and ended ISIS were the Kurds (and their allies in the SDF).
It would not have happened without US support, and it would not have happened without Syrian Kurd fighters.
All the rest were pursuing their own interests and only fought ISIS when they had to.
Kurds fought for freedom from the rest. Not to dismember Syria but to have some autonomy and fair treatment by Damascus. They really always spoke of a confederation of groups within Syria. And advocated Democracy.
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