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26 September 2017

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Kooshy

Mike god bless him, don't think CIA is an agency of USA and as such is acting & oporating under US orders, he maybe thinks CIA is funded and is working for Martians.

JamesT

From what I have seen Israel has allowed Saudi Arabia and other gulfies to provide US made arms to Al Qaeda, while Israel has only provided Israeli made arms.

Ishmael Zechariah

Sam,
Thanks for the link. May the earth rest lightly on General Asapov.He was a soldier.
Ishmael Zechariah

mike

James -

You say "the usa has no business being in Syria ..."

Surprise, surprise, I agree with that statement.

However, that does not mean that you and I or anyone else should be gullible enough to believe Russian and Syrian Agitprop that claim we are supporting Daesh when we are doing exactly the opposite - blowing them into smithereens. We have also attacked al-Quaeda in Syria whenever we had hard intel on them.

mike

Aleksandar -

al-Zinki are headchoppers and were also involved in kidnapping and torturing journalists and aid workers in Aleppo.

The Turks provided the training, not the US. The group is named after a historical Turkish figure who ruled Aleppo, and all of Syria eight to nine hundred years ago. Yes the CIA did give them some funds way back before their true colors were known. This was done at the urging of the Saudis and the Turks, who some dumbass in CIA thought was good vetting.

mike

It appears that the helo was Syrian, not Russian:

https://twitter.com/QalaatAlMudiq/status/913355075195678721

Any video available of the incident? The Gazelle that was taken out last year had already landed.

Jash al-Izza did get some TOWs from Saudi stocks, and that deal was most probably brokered by the CIA.

BTW - TOWs are also manufactured in Egypt and Iran, not just the US.

Red Cloud

"No race for the oilfields"

The SDF has already taken the Conoco oil fields. Try to keep up

Red Cloud

The oil provides an economic base for a Kurdish state, so yes it is very important.

Babak Makkinejad

There is insufficient oil for any Kudish State.

Thirdeye

How would a landlocked state with all land routes blocked by hostile powers turn oil into revenue?

mike

Red Cloud -

They are gas fields not oil. Totally destroyed infrastructure there BTW. Inoperable.

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