Monthly Archives: February 2018

Pakistan:not decisive action positive indicators, Votel

The U.S. military is seeing some “positive indicators” from Pakistan showing it is becoming more responsive to U.S. concerns about militant safehavens in the country but Islamabad has yet to make a strategic shift. “It does not yet equal the … Continue reading

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Israel’s Broadest attack on Syria since 1982 Lebanon offensive

On February 9, Major Adrian Rankine-Galloway officially announced that the US supports the Israeli attack that targeted twelve positions of the Syrian Air Defense Forces and the Iranian forces in Syria. The Pentagon spokesman told reporters that the US fully … Continue reading

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Badakhshan province B-52 strike

KABUL, Afghanistan (February 6, 2018) – U.S. forces conducted air operations to strike Taliban training facilities in Badakhshan province, preventing the planning and rehearsal of terrorist acts near the border with China and Tajikistan. The strikes also destroyed stolen Afghan … Continue reading

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Syria: U.S. airstrikes in Khusham where the Turkish forces are accompanied by U.S. troops

JUST IN: Russian contractors may have been involved in pro-regime attack on US military advisers and their partner forces in Syria that led to US counterattack with aircraft and artillery in east of Euphrates. No US wounded. — Barbara Starr … Continue reading

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Idlib Syria: whose manpad shot down Russian jet?

Orient News, an opposition media outlet, claimed that the Russian jet was shot down with an Igla anti-aircraft missile, a shoulder-fired weapon which can be carried by a single man. Nations still sell MANPADs to clients with bad international reputations. … Continue reading

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