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F-15 fighters were used after receiving data from Iraqi intelligence: details of the US Air Force strike in Syria are being discussed

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Details of US Air Force activity in eastern Syria continue to come. According to the Pentagon, all-weather F-15 fighters were used to strike at the outskirts of the city of Abu Kemal on the border with Iraq. In total, these aircraft struck 11 targets in the east of Deir ez-Zor province, among which were two convoys of trucks that entered the Syrian Arab Republic from Iraqi territory.


Infrastructure facilities were also attacked from the air. In particular, we are talking about the "Imam Ali" base and the checkpoint located next to it, which the United States called "illegal", while ignoring the illegality of its own military presence in Syria.

The expert community is discussing a statement by the head of the Pentagon that the United States allegedly received information about targets in eastern Syria from Iraqi intelligence. After that, the data was transferred to Supreme Commander Joe Biden, who gave the order to conduct an air strike on "pro-Iranian armed formations involved in rocket attacks on a Western base in Iraqi Erbil." How long it took for this whole chain to line up is not reported.



The statement of the American minister has been criticized. Indeed, on its basis, several strange nuances emerge. If the Iraqis were transmitting the data, why did the US Air Force end up waiting for the trucks of the “pro-Iranian forces” to cross the Syrian border? Was it necessary to strike by all means on the Syrian territory? It turns out that if the trucks of one of the Hezbollah branches did not leave Iraq, they would not be bombed?

Another question is, since when did Iraqi intelligence suddenly surpass American intelligence in terms of awareness?

In the meantime, groups affiliated with Hezbollah after the burial of the victims of the American airstrike have already announced that the American action will not go unanswered. It was noted that "now the Americans should expect retaliation at any base in the Middle East."
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  1. Orange bigg
    Orange bigg 27 February 2021 16: 22
    0
    Is Iraq helping to kill pro-Iranian militias? Although in Iraq 2/3 of the population is Shiite. According to rumors, Iraqi intelligence leaked information to the Americans when they liquidated Suleimani. Here is the gratitude to Iran for helping Iraq in the war against ISIS.
    1. Flooding
      Flooding 27 February 2021 16: 24
      +1
      Quote: OrangeBigg
      Is Iraq helping to kill pro-Iranian formations?

      they have a long-term friendship
      1. Orange bigg
        Orange bigg 27 February 2021 16: 29
        +7
        Where is that Iraq now, do not help him Soleimani with his proxy army in 2014 in the war with ISIS? Baghdad then ISIS almost took. There would be no Iraq now. And in 2017, who helped Iraq to resolve the issue with the Kurds under Barzani's leadership after the Kurdistan's independence referendum? In response, the Iraqis merged Suleimani. In truth, do not do good, you will not receive evil either.
      2. Sergey Sfiedu
        Sergey Sfiedu 27 February 2021 16: 33
        -1
        "Friendship" in quotation marks. That with those that with others. East is a delicate matter.
        1. Vladimir Mashkov
          Vladimir Mashkov 27 February 2021 17: 14
          +1
          In vain did the Americans strike, in vain they substitute the Iraqis for themselves. Reply them will definitely arrive.
          1. Sergey Sfiedu
            Sergey Sfiedu 27 February 2021 17: 17
            +1
            Here it is a matter of principle - would you let someone strike at our troops? Likewise, the Yankees - Shiite Islamists fired at American bases and received a response, a common thing, not for the first or last time.
          2. Nyrobsky
            Nyrobsky 27 February 2021 21: 40
            +8
            Quote: Vladimir Mashkov
            In vain did the Americans strike, in vain they substitute the Iraqis for themselves.

            Since the time of the development of the American continent, mattresses have skillfully used the tactics of playing off tribes and watched them destroy each other, and then they soldered, infected with smallpox and simply knocked out the remnants of the winners, and those who were lacked were driven into the reservations. I admit that in this case, the mattresses deliberately made informational stuffing about the help of the Iraqi intelligence in order to disrupt the interaction of the forces of the Iraqi people's (Shiite) militia, which is about 120 thousand bayonets, with the Iranians. However, in Iran, they are also not stupid. They sit and see that the Americans are playing with marked cards.
            Quote: Vladimir Mashkov
            The answer will surely come to them.

            Rather unequivocally yes than probably not. yes
            1. borberd
              borberd 27 February 2021 22: 31
              -4
              Quote: Nyrobsky
              Since the time of the development of the American continent, mattresses have skillfully used the tactics of playing off tribes and watched them destroy each other, and then they soldered, infected with smallpox and simply knocked out the remnants of the winners, and those who were lacked were driven into the reservations.

              Was this just the "mattresses"? Yeah ... you don't know your story well.
            2. Lara Croft
              Lara Croft 28 February 2021 01: 33
              +3
              Quote: Nyrobsky
              Mattresses since the development of the American continent

              At that time there were no "mattresses" in nature, the history of the United States is shorter than the history of the Bolshoi Theater ...
              skillfully used the tactics of playing off tribes and watched them destroy each other

              Maybe the French and the British were doing this, Fenimore Cupir has a good description of the seven-year war for the possession of Canada ...
              1. Nyrobsky
                Nyrobsky 28 February 2021 09: 24
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                Quote: Lara Croft
                "Mattresses" did not exist in nature at that time, the history of the United States is shorter than the history of the Bolshoi Theater .... Maybe the French and the British did it, Fenimore Cupir has a good description of the seven-year war for the possession of Canada ...

                This is of course a remark, but it does not change the essence of what I have said, in the part that mattresses masterfully use contradictions that skillfully createyes
                It does not matter - "mattresses", French or British, the tactics that worked then are important, they work now
  2. rocket757
    rocket757 27 February 2021 16: 24
    +5
    checkpoint, which the United States called "illegal", while ignoring the illegality of its own military presence in Syria

    Putting interes, war "games" of striped whales and LEGALITY next to each other is a great illusion.
    1. Alf
      Alf 27 February 2021 16: 49
      +2
      Quote: rocket757
      great illusion.

      DEADLY illusion.
      1. rocket757
        rocket757 27 February 2021 17: 00
        +1
        For many, it turned out to be just that.
        And now the question is, who else still have some illusions?
        1. Alf
          Alf 27 February 2021 17: 01
          +2
          Quote: rocket757
          For many, it turned out to be just that.
          And now the question is, who else still have some illusions?

          The one who still calls them "our overseas partners" still has ...
          1. rocket757
            rocket757 27 February 2021 17: 05
            +1
            No, there are no illusions ... partly politeness, adherence to some kind of diplomatic norms. To say that this is stupid ... hardly, but how else to designate it, we do not know.
          2. D16
            D16 27 February 2021 22: 25
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            Vasya. but you put the quotes yourself lol
            1. Alf
              Alf 27 February 2021 22: 36
              +2
              Quote: D16
              Vasya. but you put the quotes yourself lol

              What are you talking about ?
              1. D16
                D16 27 February 2021 23: 16
                0
                About "our overseas partners" laughing .
  3. Cowbra
    Cowbra 27 February 2021 16: 26
    +4
    Disappeared that the data received from ISIS - and who else is there fighting with the Syrian army? Iraq is not at war with Syria, there is nothing to do there for his intelligence
    1. Orange bigg
      Orange bigg 27 February 2021 16: 36
      +2
      ISIS proxy army of the West. In Iraq, the Sunnis see the United States as a counterweight to the Iraqi Shiites and their backing Iran. Iraqi intelligence could have shared the data. As well as during the liquidation of Soleimani, Iraqi informants leaked information about his visit to the Americans.
    2. Alf
      Alf 27 February 2021 16: 50
      +4
      Quote: Cowbra
      Iraq is not at war with Syria, there is nothing to do there for his intelligence

      But Russia is not at war with America either, and our network works there.
      1. Cowbra
        Cowbra 27 February 2021 17: 03
        +3
        Where? In America? Army intelligence is working ?! wassat
        And in Syria we are just at war, Article XNUMX of the UN Charter on the right to collective self-defense - and the treaty was signed before Russia put a base there. And according to the same UN charter, we have every right to fight there with the United States, which is there just illegally, i.e. attacked the state of Syria, which, according to the treaty, we must defend. And all this is the UN Charter.
        But nothing comes out of Iraqi intelligence.
        1. Nyrobsky
          Nyrobsky 27 February 2021 22: 01
          +3
          Quote: Cowbra
          And according to the same UN charter, we have every right to fight there with the United States, which is there just illegally, i.e. attacked the state of Syria, which, according to the treaty, we must defend. And all this is the UN Charter.

          Charter by charter, but the fact is that the Federation Council approved the participation of our expeditionary corps in Syria by defining two main tasks - 1) the fight against terrorism and 2) The preservation of the statehood of Syria. Based on this, we can only fight mattresses if they strike at our servicemen and at our bases. When they "played" in blocking our military patrols, they intelligibly, by ramming, explained that this should not be done, after which attempts to block the patrols of the military police came to naught. Now mattresses are scurrying along the agreed red lines, which prudently do not cross so as not to fall under the distribution, but at the same time they do not miss the opportunity to insert sticks into our wheels where it is possible.
  4. A. Privalov
    A. Privalov 27 February 2021 16: 36
    +7
    During the strike by the US Air Force on Syria, nine objects were destroyed, two of them were partially destroyed, said Pentagon spokesman John Kirby. On February 26, two F-15s dropped seven guided bombs, he said, destroying nine targets and partially destroying two. The target of these strikes was the infrastructure of the militants. On the Syrian-Iraqi border, the objects of the pro-Iranian groups "Kataib Hezbollah" and "Kataib Sayyid al-Shuhada" were destroyed.
    reports CNN.

    I do not know whether they are allowed in the Russian Federation or prohibited, whether they should be cursed or blessed at VO. As for me, they are both bandyukovist and terrorist. By the number of pros and cons, we will now define. lol
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    3. Alf
      Alf 27 February 2021 16: 53
      +6
      Quote: A. Privalov
      whether on VO they should be cursed or blessed.

      In world politics, there is no concept of "cursing" or "blessing," there is the concept of "expediency."
      No wonder there is an old joke - they have spies, we have scouts, they have bandits, we have freedom fighters ... The significance of these statements can be clarified by the principle of which side of the sight to look.
    4. Charik
      Charik 27 February 2021 17: 01
      +3
      Seven bombs -11 objects, roofing felts with mathematics something, roofing grenades of the wrong system, it is not clear
    5. Petio
      Petio 27 February 2021 17: 07
      +2
      Something doesn't add up. Obviously GBU-38 JDAM worked. But 7 bombs on 11 targets is strange. One bomb for 2 targets. Maybe 2 planes dropped 7 bombs?
      1. Vitaly gusin
        Vitaly gusin 27 February 2021 22: 22
        +1
        Quote: Petio
        Something does not fit.

        In Syria, it is always like this, they find 10 missiles, shoot down 7 and hit 5 objects, but every day the number of targets is increasing.
        This is either connected with a special geomagnetic field in a given area, or because of fear, the eyes are enlarged first in one direction and then in the other direction.
        This is why it does not agree.
  5. TerraSandera
    TerraSandera 27 February 2021 16: 58
    0
    Well, in general, the Americans reported all this, and without checking the information, you believe and scold Iraq that it is like that. I doubt that this is so, firstly, and secondly, it is beneficial for the United States to set these countries against each other. To get the Iranians out of the way with their influence on Iraq.
  6. Irek
    Irek 27 February 2021 17: 09
    -5
    It is necessary to launch an answer to the jackals.
  7. iouris
    iouris 27 February 2021 18: 21
    -3
    Stop making excuses. It is clear: they were afraid to fulfill their duties. The Americans are not afraid of anti-aircraft missiles: they have such devices ... Well, they would let one in, they would not shoot down anyone, but peace would be provided for a long time, I think so.
  8. zenion
    zenion 27 February 2021 21: 46
    0
    The Americans learned about this already at the hookah bazaar.