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How the Syrian battlefield is preparing the Corps for a fight with Russia or China

While much of the conflicts across the Middle East tend toward low tech and low intensity, the fight in Syria is providing Marine commanders with a wealth of knowledge and experience for a future fight with near peer rivals like Russia and China.

The Syrian battlefield is littered with a host of tech and weapons […]

US announces withdrawal from key Cold War nuclear arms treaty with Russia

America will withdraw from a major nuclear arms treaty with Russia, Donald Trump has announced, removing a cornerstone of Cold War era security and raising fears of a new weapons race.

The Kremlin will formally be notified of America’s departure from the 1987 Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty [INF] on Saturday, with the decision taking […]

Trump-Putin safe zones deal ousts Iran from Syria

Syria stands on the threshold of dramatic changes that will directly impact on the strategic and military situation along the Syrian borders with Israel and Jordan, DEBKAfile reports exclusively.

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Russia Warns Of Nuclear Disaster If Syria Is Attacked

A Russian Foreign Ministry spokesman warned any military intervention in Syria would create a nuclear disaster.

“If a warhead, by design or by chance, were to hit the Miniature Neutron Source Reactor (MSNR) near Damascus, the consequences could be catastrophic,” Russian Foreign Ministry spokesman Aleksandr Lukashevich stated, according to Russia Today.

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Israeli Arrow II ready for Syrian missiles. US Patriots for Jordan. Moscow backs Hizballah

The IDF has disclosed that Israeli Arrow II missile batteries stand ready to intercept Syrian missiles launched against Israel. Israel Air Force Colonel Zvika Haimovich told reporters Friday: “Syrian batteries are in a high state of operability ready to fire at short notice…We have not yet been called into action on the northern front, but […]

Russia is disengaging from Syria: Arms shipments stopped, warships exit Tartus

Russian naval vessels have unexpectedly departed the Syrian Mediterranean port of Tartus and Russian arms shipments to Syria have been suddenly discontinued. debkafile’s military sources reveal that those and other steps indicate that the Russians are rapidly drawing away from the Syrian arena to avoid getting caught up in the escalating hostilities expected to arise […]

Russia eager to challenge Washington, seeks naval bases in Cuba, Vietnam

Russia is talking to Cuba, Vietnam and the Seychelles about housing Russian navy ships, its naval chief has said.

Vice-admiral Viktor Chirkov told the RIA Novosti state news agency Russia was in talks with the three countries about setting up maintenance and supply facilities but would not give further details.

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Russia: Iran’s nuclear plant to start next week

MOSCOW (AP) – Russia’s nuclear agency said Friday that it will load fuel into Iran’s first nuclear power plant next week, defying U.S. calls to hold off the start of the launch.

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Russia bans all grain exports

MOSCOW (AFP) – Russia, the world’s third wheat exporter, Thursday banned grain exports for the next four-and-a-half months due to a record drought that has destroyed millions of hectares (acres) of its land.

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Putin’s War on Israel

Now that another Middle East war seems imminent, concerns are growing about the new powerful weapons that are available to Palestinian terrorists. It appears to be virtually unknown that these weapons are being steadily supplied by Putin’s Russia. In the present atmosphere of the everlasting “reset” of relations between the U.S. and Russia, it is […]