Tag archive for ‘Syria – USA Relations’
By nsnbc On Wednesday, January 11th, 2017

US Wants Syrian Kurds Included in Peace Talks: Mark Toner

nsnbc : U.S. States Department spokesman Mark Toner noted on Tuesday that Syrian Kurds should be party to any Syrian peace talks. The statement was made as preparations for talks in Astana aimed at restarting a More...

The establishment of a Kurdish State with breathing straw access to the Mediterranean. Map plottings by Major (r) Agha H. Amin. (2012)
By nsnbc On Thursday, December 8th, 2016
1 Comment

Kurdish Infighting Intensifies after Fmr US Diplomat Calls for Safeguarding Syrian Kurds

nsnbc : Infighting between Syrian – Kurdish as well as Iraqi Kurdish parties and factions intensified after former US diplomat Peter W. Galbraith voiced the opinion that the U.S. has an interest in a result More...

By nsnbc On Monday, November 7th, 2016

Syrian Democratic Forces Launch Campaign against ISIS in Raqqa

nsnbc : Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), an alliance dominated by the Syrian – Kurdish PYD and its armed wings the YPG and YPJ announced the launch of an operation to liberate Raqqa from Islamic State militants. The More...

By Tony Cartalucci On Thursday, October 6th, 2016
1 Comment

The Real Reason the US Can’t Separate Moderates from Al Qaeda in Syria

Tony Cartalucci (NEO) : The US has attempted to direct attention away from the fact supposed “moderate rebels” it has been supporting are now openly aligned to designated foreign terrorist organizations including More...

Obama - SP
By Christof Lehmann On Saturday, September 24th, 2016

Obama vetoed Justice against Sponsors of Terrorism Act – Implications

nsnbc : US President Barack Obama vetoed the Justice against Sponsors of Terrorism Act (JASTA). The bill passed unanimously in both the House and the Senate. Obama warned the bill could lead to retaliatory prosecution More...

RAAF above Syria (archives)
By nsnbc On Monday, September 19th, 2016

Australia admits Involement in Air Strikes that killed and injured Syrian Troops

nsnbc : Australia’s Ministry of Defense admitted that Australian aircraft were involved in the air strikes this weekend, that killed over sixty and injured more than a hundred Syrian troops who were engaging More...

By nsnbc On Sunday, September 18th, 2016

62 Syrian Soldiers Killed in US Air Strikes against ISIL

 nsnbc : U.S. air strikes in Deir Ez-Zor, Syria, killed 62 Syrian servicemen and injured at least another 100. The Syrian General Command denounced the air strikes as blatant aggression and evidence that the USA More...

Anthony Loyd (Courtesy Anthony Loyd)
By Christof Lehmann On Thursday, September 8th, 2016

Syrian Terrorist Who Shot British Journalist Now A U.S. Backed “Rebel”

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : British journalist and war correspondent Anthony Loyd dropped a bombshell when he identified a Syrian terrorist who shot him at point-blank range in 2014 as a now U.S.-backed “rebel”. More...

FSA and Turkish Army units headed toward Jarablus on Wednesday.
By Christof Lehmann On Thursday, August 25th, 2016
1 Comment

Erdogan’s Anti-ISIL Invasion of Syria a Dog and Pony Show

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : The Turkish military invasion of Syria in cooperation with the so-called Free Syrian Army turned out to be a dog and pony show. Sources on the ground report that ISIL largely withdrew More...

Photo of U.S. Senator John McCain meeting illegally in a rebel safe house with the heads of the “Free Syrian Army” in Idlib, Syria in April, 2013. In the left foreground, top al Qaeda terrorist leader Ibrahim al-Badri (aka Al-Baghdadi of ISIS, a.k.a. Caliph Ibrahim of the recently founded Islamic State with whom the Senator is talking. Behind Badri is visible Brigadier General Salim Idris (with glasses), the former military chief of the FSA, who has since fled to the Gulf states after the collapse of any semblance of the FSA. (Courtesy VoltaireNet.org)
By nsnbc On Saturday, July 30th, 2016

Syria Denounces Attempt to Re-Brand Al-Nusrah and the Targeting of Civilians

nsnbc : In a letter to the Security Council, the Syrian Foreign Ministry condemned the targeting of non-combatant and innocent civilians and infrastructure by the US-led coalition under the guise of combating ISIS More...