Tag Archives: Syria

Russia’s Changing Rhetoric on Iranian Presence in Syria

THE RUNDOWN | Russian Foreign Minister Sergi Lavrov says it should only be the Syrian Army that is at the Israel-Syria border. Ivan Nechepurenko from New York Times and IDF’s former Head of Operations of General Staff and IDF’s former Head of Operations of General Staff Israel Ziv discuss regional implications of this new Russian rhetoric.

How F-22 Is Deconflicting U.S.-Russia Operations Over Syria

“Shell,” a U.S. Air Force Lieutenant Colonel and Raptor squadron commander of stealth F-22 Lockheed Martin Raptors had a critical job to do: deconflict coalition operations over Syria with an irate Russia. “Shell” was just days into his first deployment to U.S. Central Command (Centcom) when U.S. Navy destroyers launched a surprise strike against the Syrian regime, pummeling Shayrat Airfield with dozens of Tomahawk cruise missiles.

BREAKING WW3: Russia will take down any American airplane or missile targeting Syrian army!

Russia’s Defense Ministry has cautioned the US-led coalition of carrying out airstrikes on Syrian Army positions, adding in Syria there are numerous S-300 and S-400 air defense systems up and running. Where it could go from here is anyone’s speculation.

Russian military forces start airstrikes against ISIS in Syria

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Hagel: Defense Department Has Options for Obama on Syria

Hagel: Defense Department Has Options for Obama on Syria By Cheryl Pellerin American Forces Press Service ABOARD A MILITARY AIRCRAFT, Aug. 23, 2013 – Shortly after takeoff on the first leg of his second official trip to the Asia-Pacific region, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel joined a video teleconference with President Barack Obama’s senior national security advisors that focused on the deadly situation in Syria. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, right, briefs reporters Aug. 23, 2013, aboard Read more [...]