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NightWatch For the Night of 7 June 2018


NightWatch For the Night of 7 June 2018 India-Jammu and Kashmir State India is considering extending the ceasefire.  On 7 June The Hindu published, “Buoyed by the security agencies’ assessment of the ‘Ramzan ceasefire or cease-ops’, the Jammu and Kashmir government is expected to push for a two-month extension of the ceasefire.” The issue will be on… Continue reading NightWatch For the Night of 7 June 2018

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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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Russian forces in Syria wreck Pantsir-S1 aerial defense system worth more than $ 10 million


05/06/2018 Russian Pantsir-S1 surface-to-air missile and gun system (SAMG) worth more than $ 10 million tipped over and received significant damage in Syria. On May 3, near the oil refinery in the Syrian city Baniyas  a Russian military convoy had a traffic accident. Its reason is so far unknown to us. According to Syrian sources, a… Continue reading Russian forces in Syria wreck Pantsir-S1 aerial defense system worth more than $ 10 million

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Russia: Salisbury CW Attack / Syrian CW Attack (53)


Anonymous expert compilation, analysis, and reporting. </end editorial> Russia’s self-flagellation campaign continues, the theatre in the OPCW has produced almost viral media coverage, but almost universally negative – Muscovy’s propagandists appear determined to reinforce the self-typecasting of the previous four years. Felgenhauer backfills the history of the earlier deal to supply the S-300PMU2 Favorit /… Continue reading Russia: Salisbury CW Attack / Syrian CW Attack (53)

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Syria strikes: All the latest updates


Below is probably the most comprehensive update on the Syrian strike I have seen so far. Al Jazeera is doing a damn fine job. Russia, Syria, and Iran condemn the attacks as a “gross violation”, “illegal”.  The West is divided along political lines, either condemning or supporting the strike.  Only one major point is not… Continue reading Syria strikes: All the latest updates

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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)