How The BBC’s Quentin Sommerville Created Fairytales Of Underground Hospitals In Syria

13 September 2019 — Moon of Alabama

In August 2013 the BBC produced a fake video headlined “Saving Syria’s Children” about an alleged chemical weapon attack in Syria which it claimed was caused by the Syrian government. Robert Stuart has since pressed the BBC to admit the obvious fabrication of these scenes.

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West’s “Humanitarian” Claims Struggle as Syrian War Nears Endgame By Tony Cartalucci

2 September 2019 — New Eastern Outlook

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Headlines emanating from the West regarding Syria’s ongoing war have a common theme – allegations of Syria and Russia’s “ruthless barrage” of the northern region of Idlib.

So often – however – has the US and its allies falsely invoked “humanitarian concern” that these headlines fall on informed and discerning ears who not only reject it, but have cemented in their minds a familiarity with this ploy that will make it all but impossible to use it again on whatever battlefield the US shifts its foreign policy to next.
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Syrian ‘Rebels’ Feel Left Behind – Burn ‘Traitor’ Erdogan’s Picture

30 August 2019 — Moon of Alabama

Since 2011 the Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan used Syrian ‘rebels’ and Islamist Jihadis as proxy forces against the Syrian government. These forces are now mostly confined to Idlib governorate next to the Turkish border. The Syrian army recently made progress against the Jihadis. Turkey did not come to their help. That their resistance is futile began to dawn on them. Syria will recover the whole governorate and those who resist will be eliminated. The ‘rebels’ fear that their punishment is coming and they now want to flee to Turkey. Unfortunately Turkey does not want them.

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Turkey faces quagmire in Syria By M.K. Bhadrakumar

20 August 2019 — Indian Punchline

Militants from Hayat Tahrir al-Sham fire anti-aircraft gun mounted on pickup truck in Syria’s Idlib province last week

The three-year old Russian-Turkish tango in Syria has been incisive, exciting and provocative, but the inability of the two partners to trust each other or surrender to the care and needs of the other has deprived the relationship of the energies to work symbiotically.

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Turkey begins to openly combat Syrian troops

18 June 2019 — Inforos

This may spoil Moscow-Ankara relations

Yury Veselov, military observer, Inforos

The Defense Ministry of Turkey officially confirmed on June 16, 2019 that Turkish artillery was involved in shelling Syrian governmental army positions near Tell Bazam in the “de-escalation zone” in the northwest of the Idlib province. This was allegedly “made in agreement with the Russian side as response to accurate data indicating from where two Turkish observer posts were attacked.”

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4 TONS OF C-4 U.S. MANUFACTURED FOUND IN DER’AH AND STORED BY ISIS!!! SAA GRINDS NUSRA IN BOTH HAMA AND IDLIB by Ziad Fadel

11 June 2019 — Syrian Perspective

Don’t you just love hypocrisy?  Don’t you love it when Evangelicals like Mike Pompeo and Mike Pence pontificate about Christianity and their ideological love for all things Zionist?  Isn’t it just beautiful when Syrian security services come upon 4 tons of C-4 all manufactured in the United States?  On June 1, 2019, that’s exactly what happened.

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Explaining Russia’s Position on Idlib

4 June 2019 — The Saker

by Ollie Richardson for The Saker Blog

Over the past five years my work in the information space has been consciously aimed at explaining why the Russian military does and doesn’t do certain things, whether it be in relation to Ukraine, Yemen, Iraq, Syria, Venezuela, etc, and why demanding that Putin bombs everything in sight is exactly what the CIA wants so-called “pro-Russians” to say. Yet I haven’t exhausted (maybe I never will exhaust it?) this topic because it is so vast and, ultimately, complex. And it is because of this seemingly insurmountable complexity that questions like “Why doesn’t Russia liberate all of Ukraine”, “Why doesn’t Russia save Donetsk and Lugansk in the same way it saved Crimea?”, “Why doesn’t Russia boot America out of Syria?”, etc are asked on social media.

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