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Salisbury CW Attack / Syria / Iran / Russia Ad Hoc Update (103)


Anonymous expert compilation, analysis, and reporting </end editorial> While the media are largely mesmerized by Helsinki (some reports of interest below), there have been important developments on multiple fronts – despite Muscovian mendacity persisting. The indictments have sent many Muscovian players a little apoplectic. Reports from Amesbury/Salisbury are that Police collected 400 items, some of… Continue reading Salisbury CW Attack / Syria / Iran / Russia Ad Hoc Update (103)

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The Puzzle Of Russian Behavior In Deir Al-Zour


“War on the Rocks” asked the following question in a Tweet:  Why did Moscow initially deny any Russians’ involvement, and then downplay the casualty numbers? My knee-jerk reaction was to go with 1, Russia’s initial reaction to everything reflecting negatively is to always ‘deny, deny, deny’ and 2, Russia always divides casualty figures by ten.  … Continue reading The Puzzle Of Russian Behavior In Deir Al-Zour

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Salisbury CW Attack / Syria / Iran / Russia Ad Hoc Update (93)


Anonymous expert compilation, analysis, and reporting. </end editorial> Muscovian mendacity continues, Amb. McFaul argues for a new strategy, updates on Babchenko sting, Salisbury attack, including impact of Russian propaganda and Russia’s little helpers in the West. Mayhem in MidEast continues. Iran update. Turkey’s election – will Erdogan fall? Annual Report:  Interim Commission of the Council of… Continue reading Salisbury CW Attack / Syria / Iran / Russia Ad Hoc Update (93)

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Salisbury CW Attack / Syrian CW Attack Ad Hoc Update (68) + Israel vs. Iran


Anonymous expert compilation, analysis, and reporting. Director General Andrew Parker of MI5, as a friend remarked, deserves a knighthood for his speech. Strong and to the point, he rightfully accuses Russia of rogue and thuggish behavior.  </end editorial> Russia continues its media campaign but not getting much traction in the Western mainstream, unlike Andrew Parker,… Continue reading Salisbury CW Attack / Syrian CW Attack Ad Hoc Update (68) + Israel vs. Iran

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Iranians In Syria Fire Rockets At Israel


30 minutes ago reports were published that Iranian IRGC Quds, forces in Syria fired rockets at Israel. IDF: Iranian forces fire 20 rockets at Israel; Iron Dome intercepts some Quds: The Quds Force is a special forces unit of Iran’s Revolutionary Guards responsible for their extraterritorial operations. The Quds Force reports directly to the Supreme… Continue reading Iranians In Syria Fire Rockets At Israel

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What media in Russia, Iran and Syria are saying on Syria strikes


Al Jazeera has a unique perspective, they are headquartered in an Arab country and have a fairly good relationship with the West.  When I lived in Qatar in 2002, I would pass by Al Jazeera whenever I traveled to the US Embassy or went to the souq. It is interesting to read their coverage which has no… Continue reading What media in Russia, Iran and Syria are saying on Syria strikes

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Salisbury CW Attack / Syrian CW Attack (40)


Anonymous expert compilation, analysis, and reporting.  105/105 launches versus direct hits. Russian and Syrian propaganda claims of shootdowns are complete rubbish. </end editorial> Syria CW target strikes have largely displaced Salisbury in media traffic volumes, although the disclosure in the UK NatSec Advisor brief that Col. Skripal and Yulia were hacked 5 years ago and… Continue reading Salisbury CW Attack / Syrian CW Attack (40)