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Erdogan Calls for Turkish-Syrian-Russian-Iranian Meeting

Turkey says it wants a quadrilateral meeting in order to advance in rapprochement with Syria, according to al-Watan. Turkish statements about rapprochement with Damascus have returned to the fore again. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan came out on Sunday with statements calling for a Syrian-Russian-Turkish meeting, pointing out the possibility of Iran joining this meeting […]

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Iran Ammunition Factory Hit by Blast

Wall Street Journal via Archive.ph https://www.wsj.com/articles/iran-ammunition-factory-hit-by-blast-11674951968 Iran said three drones caused an explosion at an ammunition factory in the city of Isfahan late Saturday, amid fresh tensions with the West and Israel over Tehran’s military involvement in Ukraine and stalled negotiations to revive an international accord that limits Iran’s nuclear activities. Phone footage captured by […]

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US Trying to “Restructure” PKK/YPG in Syria

YPG was the rebrand of PKK. With some Arabs mixed in for good measure. And they were all ISIS in different costumes. So now we have a ‘restructure’ on the go! The U.S. is trying to restructure the Syrian Democratic Forces, according to al-Watan. U.S. intelligence held meetings inside the illegal occupation base in (SYRIA) […]

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A US tool against Iran: Kurdish militancy on the Iran-Iraq border

https://thecradle.co/Article/Investigations/19494 US and Israeli-backed armed Kurdish separatists on the Iraqi border have participated in every incident of Iranian domestic strife, from 2009 to 2022. ” Since April 2003, after the illegal US invasion of Iraq, West Asia transformed into a vast playground for an array of foreign states and entities. Among them are Iranian Kurdish […]

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FlashBack: Iran’s Forgotten Kurds Step Up the Struggle

https://web.archive.org/web/20171028184128/https://pennyforyourthoughts2.blogspot.com/2016/04/irans-forgotten-kurds-step-up-struggle.html From the past to the present ( the present featured in the second report for today) original url https://pennyforyourthoughts2.blogspot.com/2016/04/irans-forgotten-kurds-step-up-struggle.html Still viable url! https://www.thenationalnews.com/world/iran-s-forgotten-kurds-step-up-the-struggle-1.140788 KDPI PJAK, PKK, KDPI So the present day problem in Iran with the alphabet Kurdish groups has been present for a very long time Far longer than this nearly 7 year […]

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Flashback: Maliki stands down- US Regime change accomplished via ISIS terror proxy

via the wayback machine https://web.archive.org/web/20140815170104/https://pennyforyourthoughts2.blogspot.com/2014/08/maliki-stands-down-us-regime-change.html my blog from 2014 original url to June 14/14– try the wayback again. https://pennyforyourthoughts2.blogspot.com/2014/06/obama-delivered-ultimatum-to-maliki-via.html The Obama administration had been weighing the use of US ground forces and aircraft to mount an emergency rescue That strategy depends on the formation of a new Iraqi government Therefore it’s correctly written that the […]

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‘The Americans did not fight ISIS’

Interesting piece from The Cradle. And the claim is completely unsurprising to myself. It was always obvious. One would have been a complete fool to believe the US ever fought ISIS. They armed them. Dropped weapons to them. Etc., But they did not fight them! https://thecradle.co/Article/Interviews/19989 Selected excerpts below; Qassem Soleimani, the Iranian commander of […]

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Russia consolidates in East Mediterranean

IndianPunchline The curtain is coming down on the brutal 11-year old Syrian conflict, which former US President and Nobel Laureate Barack Obama initiated, as the Arab Spring swept through West Asia two decades ago. The United States has suffered yet another big setback in West Asia as the year 2022 draws to a close. The […]

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Turkey Prepared to Hand a Syrian secured Idlib back to Syria

And a possible Erdogan, Putin, Assad meeting. A brief digression.. oh that the resources of my old blog were public, sigh 🙁 This is part 2 to the report below; Turkey prepared to hand over Syrian regions under it’s control to Syrian government- as long as the Syrian secure the territory Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut […]

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“Why Syria is vitally important to Israel’s regional calculations”

An interesting perspective on Syria’s importance in the region particularly as it relates to Israel’s wanting to dominate the Arab people and their lands Link to article Former diplomat Frederic Hof explores how Damascus is Tel Aviv’s last frontier in overcoming the Arab ‘problem’ As Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan […]