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The Expanding Global Footprint of U.S. Special Operation

The Expanding Global Footprint of U.S. Special Operation   Written and produced by SF Team: Brian Kalman, Daniel Deiss, Edwin Watson This video is based on the text anlysis entitled “The Expanding Global Footprint of U.S. Special Operations“. It was originally released by SouthFront on February 2, 2019. Introduction With the possible U.S. military withdrawal from Syria in the news on a daily basis, the mainstream media has been quick to parrot

Russia Deploys Su-25 Attack Aircraft To Contain Idlib Militants

Syrian War Report – March 18, 2019: Russia Deploys Su-25 Attack Aircraft To Contain Idlib Militants Government forces and the Russian Military Police have kicked off a joint security operation in the Eastern Ghouta region near Damascus. In particular, the operation targeted Jisreen, Mohammedia, al-Aftaris, al-Nashabiyah and Marj al-Sultan where a notable number of weapons and equipment was abandoned by militants after the defeat suffered from the Syrian Army in

Russian Army and the Free Market: Compatibility Issues

by Ruslan Ostashko Translated and captioned by Leo. The invisible hand of the market, which liberals like to praise so much, was unable to clean up the outsourcing services purchased by the Russian Army. This system has not justified itself, said Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu.     One of the innovations that the predecessor of the current head of department, Anatoly Serdyukov, introduced in the Russian Armed Forces was outsourcing.

Russian Warplanes Rain Hell On Idlib

Syrian War Report – March 15, 2019: Russian Warplanes Rain Hell On Idlib On March 13, warplanes of the Russian Aerospace Forces delivered a series of airstrikes on infrastructure of Hayat Tahrir al-Sham in the city of Idlib and in its southeastern countryisde. According to reports, at least 16 strikes hit weapon depots, HQs and a jail belonging to the terrorist group. Opposition sources said that hundreds of prisoners, including

Vectors Of Development Of Russian Military Strategy In Current Conditions

  https://southfront.org/vectors-of-development-of-russian-military-strategy-in-current-conditions/   Originally appeared at Red Star; Translated by J.Hawk exclusively for SouthFront Army General Valeriy Gerasimov, the Chief of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation, spoke at the general assembly of the Academy of Military Sciences The assembly had the format of a military science conference dealing with the development of military strategy in current conditions. The conference was opened by Army General

Israeli Defense Firm Released Video Showing Destruction Of S-400 Radar

Israeli Defense Firm Released Video Showing Destruction Of S-400 Radar The Syrian conflict influences not only the balance of power in the Middle East, but also strategies and military programs of the powers involved. There is no secret that over the past years the Russian Armed Forces have used Syria as a test ground for some of its newest weapons and equipment, from cruise missiles to modern aircraft, and then

Neo-Empire: Russia in the Modern World

Neo-Empire: Russia in the Modern World, by Rostislav Ishchenko  Translation by Scott Humor Source   Various historical epochs have not only seen the different internal structures of Russian state (Pre-Mongol Russia is not identical to the Moscow Kingdom Russia of the XVI-XVII centuries, and in turn, had little in common with Russia of the XVIII-early XX century, or the Russian Empire, which was fundamentally different from the Soviet Union,) but

LGBT Goes on the Attack

by Ruslan Ostashko Translated and captioned by Leo.   The next award ceremony of the American Film Academy, commonly referred to as the Oscars, once again showed the power of pressure from sexual minorities. And so it coincided that at the same time with the ceremony, this power was manifested in something else.   “Best Film of the Year” – this is the title of the nomination, for which, according

U.S. Forces Steal Tons Of Gold Captured By ISIS In Syria, Iraq

Syrian War Report – March 1, 2019: U.S. Forces Steal Tons Of Gold Captured By ISIS In Syria, Iraq US forces are reportedly transferring tons of gold from ISIS-held areas in Syria to the US. According to Kurdish Bas News Agency, the US transferred about 50 tons of gold from areas seized from ISIS in Deir Ezzor province. The report says that the gold was withdrawn from Syria through the

Iran Took Control Of Several US Drones Flying Over Syria, Iraq

Syrian War Report – Feb. 21-22, 2019: Iran Took Control Of Several US Drones Flying Over Syria, Iraq The Syrian Arab Army (SAA) and the National Defense Forces (NDF) have finished their combing operation in the central Syrian desert, the NDF media center said in a statement. According to the released statement, the SAA and the NDF eliminated several ISIS members and seized loads of weapons and equipment in the

Why S-300 In Syria Not Being Used Against Israeli Aircraft

https://southfront.org/why-s-300-in-syria-not-being-used-against-israeli-aircraft/ Written and produced by SF Team: J.Hawk, Daniel Deiss, Edwin Watson There has been considerable speculation in recent months concerning reasons why the S-300 air defense systems supplied to the Syrian Arab Army by the Russian Federation have yet to fire a shot in anger at Israeli aircraft encroaching on its airspace and launching ordnance against a variety of targets on Syria’s territory. This video attempts to explore a reasonably

Excerpt from the Presidential Address to Federal Assembly

The President of Russia delivered the Address to the Federal Assembly. The ceremony took place in Gostiny Dvor. February 20, 2019   The unilateral withdrawal of the USA from the INF Treaty is the most urgent and most discussed issue in Russian-American relations. This is why I am compelled to talk about it in more detail. Indeed, serious changes have taken place in the world since the Treaty was signed in 1987. Many countries have developed and continue to develop these weapons, but not Russia or the USA – we have limited ourselves in this respect, of our

Staged Chemical Attack Videos And Other Trends In Modern Propaganda

Staged Chemical Attack Videos And Other Trends In Modern Propaganda The scandal regarding the fake hospital video published by the White Helmets as a proof of the Douma chemical attack has reached its peak in the media and has caused reaction on the diplomatic level. On February 13, BBC Syria’s producer Riam Dalati came out with a statement that “After almost 6 months of investigations” he “can prove without a

Munich Conference Showed That America Is Losing Ground

by Ruslan Ostashko Translated by Scott and captioned by Leo.   The annual Security Conference, traditionally hosted by Germany in Munich, this time was not attended by neither the leader of Russia nor by the head of the United States. The latter was replaced by Vice President Mike Pence, who tried to convince the audience that America is strong. This came out not very convincing.   It has been 12

The US Made a Stupid Mistake With the INF Treaty

by Ruslan Ostashko Translated and captioned by Leo.   “Killing the INF Treaty was a gift for Russia,” says the title of the material published last week by the American magazine, The National Interest.  This score is fundamentally different from the triumphant reports that are generated by the mainstream American media.   Who then wrote this headline? And everything that’s under it. Maybe some secret agent of Putin? In all,

Messianic Process Began with IAF Airstrike in Syria, Will End With Israeli Elections

Messianic Process Began with IAF Airstrike in Syria, Will End With Israeli Elections By Adam Eliyahu Berkowitz January 22, 2019 , 2:40 pm “Indeed, my God does nothing Without having revealed His purpose To His servants the Neviim.” Amos 3:7 (The Israel Bible™) Featured image (Credit: Breaking Israel News) Rabbi Chaim Kanievsky, one of the most prominent rabbis of this generation, made a shocking statement, claiming that the Messiah will

Russia’s Stealthy Strike UAV. Deadlier Than Expected

Russia’s Stealthy Strike UAV. Deadlier Than Expected Written and produced by SF Team: J.Hawk, Daniel Deiss, Edwin Watson Introduction While overall the Russian Armed Forces display remarkable effectiveness and demonstrated a wide range of modern weapons, a number of gaps in Russia’s arsenal are also evident. Arguably the largest one is the absence of attack UAVs of any kind, comparable to either the propeller-driven Predators and Reapers intended for operations in

Army Ambushes ISIS Terrorists, Seizes Loads Of Weapons

Syrian War Report – Feb. 15, 2019: Army Ambushes ISIS Terrorists, Seizes Loads Of Weapons On February 14, the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) ambushed an ISIS unit in the Damascus desert killing several terrorists. SAA troops also capturing a large number of weapons and equipment, including a Konkurs anti-tank guided missile launcher, several RPG-7 launchers, several machine guns, mortars, a satellite communication system and two vehicles. According to SAA sources

US Sets Up New Base On Iraqi Border, ISIS Threat Grows In Desert

Syrian War Report – Feb. 14, 2019: US Sets Up New Base On Iraqi Border, ISIS Threat Grows In Desert On February 13, the Syrian Air Force conducted a series of airstrikes on ISIS hideouts in the area of Kiribat al-Hosn in the Damascus desert. The airstrikes reportedly came in response to a recent increase in the activity of ISIS cells in this area. The Damascus desert as well as

New Israel Strikes And ‘Secret Missile Factory’ In Tartus

Syrian War Report – Feb. 11-13, 2019: New Israel Strikes And ‘Secret Missile Factory’ In Tartus Late on February 11, Israeli forces struck positions of the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) in the province of Quneitra near the Golan Heights, according to local sources. Shells and missiles reportedly hit at least 8 buildings and positions, including the Quneitra city hospital and an observation post near the al-Shaab Mount. Later Israeli media

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