Kurdish SDF forces have secretly negotiated the return of a major gas field to the Syrian government. They know the war is over.
Decertifying the Iran Nuclear Deal is simply the next step down the Neocons path to self-immolation and eventual U.S. withdrawal from the Middle East.
The gloves came off in Syria the day Donald Trump addressed the United Nations. Russia has openly accused the U.S. of using proxy forces to attack its troops enforcing agreed to ‘de-escalation’ zones in Idlib. The race to the end-game in Syria is on.
With Pro-Assad forces liberating Deir-Ezzor the real war in Syria begins as the full-extent of the U.S.'s 'Plan B' is revealed.
... Kurt Volker is one of the worst possible choices for this appointment, unless the plan is to accelerate the end of the standoff between Kiev and the Donbass. Regardless, it highlights the mixed bag that is Donald Trump. Watching him work in geopolitics is an exercise in surviving whiplash. Thursday, Poland speech bad. Friday, … Continue reading The Trump Shuffle: Two Steps Back, One Leap Forward
... The escalation of tensions between U.S./Israeli forces and the pro-Assad coalition in Syria these past two weeks come while Turkey and Russia announced construction of the Turkish Stream pipeline is officially underway in the Black Sea. Gazprom never stopped building its side of the above-ground portion of the pipeline, even when it was South Stream. … Continue reading Gazprom Hikes Output Outlook Amid Tensions in Syria
The U.S. cannot hold onto both Turkey as a NATO member and have the Kurds do its dirty work with the end goal being to partition Syria while the U.S. builds military bases to threaten Iraq, Iran and Russia.
If this move by the SAA was unexpected to Mattis then he admits publicly he is incompetent...