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Russia has liberated Syria from ISIS.
« on: December 06, 2017, 04:01:04 PM »
From the Russian Ministry of Defence, announced on the UK Embassy Twitter feed tonight:



https://twitter.com/RussianEmbassy/status/938507669148663808

So much for Uncle Sam.  :party0031:  :thumbsup:  :RUS:
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Re: Russia has liberated Syria from ISIS.
« Reply #1 on: December 06, 2017, 04:07:44 PM »
From the Russian Ministry of Defence, announced on the UK Embassy Twitter feed tonight:



https://twitter.com/RussianEmbassy/status/938507669148663808

So much for Uncle Sam.  :party0031:  :thumbsup:  :RUS:

Sadly agree with you not our finest hour under the Obama/Hillary regime.

Under Trump he’s clearly doing his best to avoid conflict with Russia/Syria.
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Re: Russia has liberated Syria from ISIS.
« Reply #2 on: December 06, 2017, 04:10:04 PM »
Under Trump he’s clearly doing his best to avoid conflict with Russia/Syria.

Yes, Trump raining bombs on Syria helped avoid conflict.  (:)

The next job is to remove the US uninvited invaders from Syria.  :thumbsup:

Looks like the US dream of the oil pipeline across Syria (the real reason for US intervention) is history.  :chuckle:
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Re: Russia has liberated Syria from ISIS.
« Reply #3 on: December 06, 2017, 05:05:31 PM »
Under Trump he’s clearly doing his best to avoid conflict with Russia/Syria.

Yes, Trump raining bombs on Syria helped avoid conflict.  (:)

The next job is to remove the US uninvited invaders from Syria.  :thumbsup:

Looks like the US dream of the oil pipeline across Syria (the real reason for US intervention) is history.  :chuckle:

That missile strike was minimal and the warmongers in the USA wanted far more (McCain, Graham, etc).

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Re: Russia has liberated Syria from ISIS.
« Reply #4 on: December 06, 2017, 05:09:40 PM »
No, it is the US led coalition that destroyed ISIS not Russia. Don't you lot read the news?

Don't fall for Russian propaganda. The Russians are just meddling in USA affairs again.
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Re: Russia has liberated Syria from ISIS.
« Reply #6 on: December 07, 2017, 03:06:22 AM »
Russia running out of troops? Suggests ISIS might be winning...

Russian seven year old gets army call-up papers

http://www.bbc.com/news/blogs-news-from-elsewhere-42251301

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Re: Russia has liberated Syria from ISIS.
« Reply #7 on: December 07, 2017, 03:10:11 AM »
No, it is the US led coalition that destroyed ISIS not Russia. Don't you lot read the news?

Don't fall for Russian propaganda. The Russians are just meddling in USA affairs again.
That is propaganda.

How many years did USA try before Russia became active? And after Russia became active, 2 years later ISIS is defeated.

That to me, says it all.
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Re: Russia has liberated Syria from ISIS.
« Reply #8 on: December 07, 2017, 03:48:51 AM »
No, it is the US led coalition that destroyed ISIS not Russia. Don't you lot read the news?

Don't fall for Russian propaganda. The Russians are just meddling in USA affairs again.
That is propaganda.

How many years did USA try before Russia became active? And after Russia became active, 2 years later ISIS is defeated.

That to me, says it all.

I think Andy was being satirical. In any case if it is true, ISIS hasn't been defeated, it's just buggered off somewhere to regroup and return as something else - Taliban -> Al  Quaeda -> ISIS -> Another US-funded terrorist group...

Like in UK - National Front -> BNP -> EDL -> Britain First -> Anti Muslamic Rayguns League
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Re: Russia has liberated Syria from ISIS.
« Reply #9 on: December 07, 2017, 04:27:04 AM »
Thanks Ste for accurately noticing what I had done. :)

As for this little pushback, well, it is a pushback and it is little. This is going to keep on happening for a long time. Worth recalling that Syria is not a little place and most of it is empty with little outposts of humanity scattered across the least inhospitable bits. The Syrian army is not spread out across the country but rather is focussed on where stuff is happening. When a bunch of terrorists get together in a little village and start shooting then they will, in almost every case, succeed, in the short term. However, the foreign backed insurgency in Syria is, for practical purposes, over. This is kinda like when a few years ago I wrote about the Russian Bride business being dead. It was, it is, but that does not mean that there are not small outcrops of activity and that observers, at the time, and since, were happy to point to those low level activities as evidence that I was wrong - I wasn't and am not.

The habit of the U.S to co opt and build up terrorism organisations for their geopolitical purposes will not end here. Right now ISIS, or its leaders and managers, are being repurposed for use elsewhere, possibly under a different brand; but the currency in which their wages will be paid will continue, for the time being, to be the U.S dollar.
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Re: Russia has liberated Syria from ISIS.
« Reply #10 on: December 07, 2017, 06:42:10 AM »
Whats the matter, Manny - my pointing out that 'Syria' has  put down far more political opposition groups  - than ISIS and managed to make most of the citizens of a city twice the size of Damascus - who have never appreciated the dictatorship - homeless.

Feel 'proud' ...

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Re: Russia has liberated Syria from ISIS.
« Reply #11 on: December 08, 2017, 03:04:46 PM »
Shared glory? It's a given had it not been for Russia's military involvement in Syria ISIS would still have control over Syria. Iraq's liberation would have also taken longer.

Trump, Mattis turn military loose on ISIS, leaving terror caliphate in tatters

http://www.foxnews.com/world/2017/12/08/trump-mattis-turn-military-loose-on-isis-leaving-terror-caliphate-in-tatters.html
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Re: Russia has liberated Syria from ISIS.
« Reply #12 on: December 08, 2017, 04:04:38 PM »
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Re: Russia has liberated Syria from ISIS.
« Reply #13 on: December 08, 2017, 05:21:33 PM »
It's always better to have someone else do all of the dirty work.   :nod: :chuckle:

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Re: Russia has liberated Syria from ISIS.
« Reply #14 on: December 08, 2017, 09:48:19 PM »
^ That depends. The Mujahedin did it for us during the Soviet/Afghan War and just look at how well that turned out.
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