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Daring Russian Gambit in Syria (Stratfor, USA)

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Daring Russian Gambit in Syria (Stratfor, USA)



Summary
Whether it was a plot to force the United States to coordinate its actions, or an attempt to weaken a potentially dangerous rebel organization, but Russia took a bold step in Syria a few days ago. A Russian plane struck the US-backed “New Syrian Army” in the Al-Tanfa region, the border crossing on the Syrian-Iraqi border, in the region of the Jordanian border. Russia denied having bombed the area, despite the video evidence of the damage and the remnants of the Russian cluster bombs in place. The United States described how fighters raised to drive away the Russian Su-34 bombers, who then returned and resumed the bombing when American planes flew off to refuel. No matter how it is evaluated, but the move from the Russian side was bold.

Analysis
The Russian and allied Syrian government forces are constantly bombing rebels supported by the United States. But before the incident in Al-Tanafe, these attacks were not directed against groups that fight exclusively against the terrorists of the “Islamic State” (banned in the Russian Federation), like the “New Syrian Army”. A relatively small structure, prepared and armed mainly by the United States, Britain and Jordan, the New Syrian Army is fighting near the Jordanian border in southeastern Syria in the hope of taking more territory in the direction of Deir al-Zora.

The coalition often supports the “New Syrian Army” from the air, and the British and Jordanian military often assist them as advisers, so Russian bombings could provoke an escalation of tension. But Russia had very serious reasons to make these strikes, despite the danger. Russia is trying to force the United States to cooperate with its troops from the very beginning of its intervention in the Syrian civil war. She joined negotiations on a peaceful settlement in Syria in the hope of starting a process that could lead to mutual understanding with the United States on other issues, including sanctions and conflict in Ukraine. And if Moscow can get direct cooperation from the United States with its own forces and government troops, this will mean that Washington recognizes the government of Bashar al-Assad.

But the United States categorically refused to do anything more than measures to defuse tensions or expand the Syrian peace talks. At the moment, Moscow seeks to contact with Washington in all available ways. Russia enthusiastically supported the government offensive against Rakka to attract US attention. Strikes against the positions of the “New Syrian Army” have become another means, albeit a risky one. And, perhaps, they brought the desired result: 19 June Russia announced the expansion of coordination with the United States in Syria. Earlier, the United States refuted such unilateral statements, and now they have not yet confirmed the Russian statement.

There is another likely reason for these bombings. Despite being relatively small, the New Syrian Army represents a potential threat to government forces in eastern Syria, especially in Deyir al-Zor, from where many of the fighters from this grouping come from, and where they have connections. Attacks on the New Syrian Army are unlikely to cause serious damage. On the contrary, after the strike, she achieved a new success, capturing Az-Zubeida on the Iraqi border 20 June. But Russian bombing is able to undermine the morale of the group and adversely affect the ability to mobilize new fighters, questioning the ability of the United States and its coalition to defend the group.

Whatever the true reason for Russia's recent risky actions in Syria, the potential value of such steps will only increase. In contrast to the situation in western Syria, where fighting continues between rebels and government forces, in the east, the territories seized by ISIL constitute a buffer between Russian-supported and US-supported forces. This allowed the United States and its allies to join forces with the "Syrian Democratic Forces" and the "New Syrian Army", practically without fear of the Russian allies. But US-backed forces are moving towards Russian-backed detachments, using the weakness of ISIL, and they risk direct contact with each other. Since there are factions on opposite sides that have been at war with each other for a long time, it will be a very difficult task to prevent escalation even in the best of circumstances. The Russian bombing positions of the New Syrian Army showed how heavy it can be.
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https://www.stratfor.com/sample/analysis/brazen-russian-gambit-syria
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  2. soul
    soul 23 June 2016 05: 37
    +10
    As usual - everyone turned upside down
    1. Mahmut
      Mahmut 23 June 2016 06: 04
      0
      So far, only assumptions and to think.
  3. Wolka
    Wolka 23 June 2016 05: 37
    +12
    history teaches us not to step on the same rake from now on, everything is right, at one time the USSR had to share the victory on Hitlerite Germany with the Yankees and the British, and even more so with the French and others who wanted to warm their hands on someone else's fire, although the USSR broke the backbone of German fascism, now in Syria, when the armed struggle against international terrorism, and with IS in particular, shows the light at the end of the tunnel at the finish line, the main thing is who will be at the finish line, who will really ensure a favorable diplomatic settlement of the conflict and peace in Syria, and the second is clearly show who rules the ball ...
    1. atalef
      atalef 23 June 2016 06: 17
      +7
      Quote: Volka
      and with IG in particular, on the finish line and the light at the end of the tonel is visible
      1. gray smeet
        gray smeet 23 June 2016 09: 53
        +3
        Quote: Volka
        and with IG in particular, on the finish line and the light at the end of the tonel is visible

        YES .... light is visible at the end ... the situation is only heating up, and you have light at the end of the tunnel ...
        1. Captain45
          Captain45 23 June 2016 10: 22
          +3
          Quote: gray smeet
          YES .... the light is visible at the end ...


          I came for the light at the end of the tunnel .. (c)
    2. weksha50
      weksha50 23 June 2016 11: 17
      +2
      Quote: Volka
      now in Syria, when the armed struggle against international terrorism, and with IS in particular, is visible at the finish line at the end of the tunnel



      Well, the light at the end of the tunnel (I'm not talking about the appearance of a complete victory of the troops and forces of Assad) is still far ...

      The United States and its allies will not allow the Asadites to quickly and effectively with the support of Russia end this armed conflict in their favor ... The problems and difficulties there, in Syria, are even higher than the roof ...

      And the partisan war (I mean - without clearly defined fronts and rather small groups) - is so unpredictable ...
  4. Kos_kalinki9
    Kos_kalinki9 23 June 2016 05: 46
    +25
    But US-backed forces are moving towards Russian-backed units, using ISIS weaknesses, and they risk coming into direct contact with each other.

    So that's where the dog rummaged. Amers do not need a single Syria. They need another patchwork state, where clans, groups, gangs are bickering among themselves. Divide and conquer - the favorite slogan of the fascinton regional committee. The theory of controlled chaos. And they will do everything to achieve their goal.
  5. dchegrinec
    dchegrinec 23 June 2016 05: 49
    +25
    There is another positive point in this action: none of the militants should feel safe solely under the protection of the United States. And let them know about it. The USA and their henchmen are not a guarantee of security.
    1. Orionvit
      Orionvit 23 June 2016 08: 54
      +9
      There is only one thing to remember, if the grouping is supported by the United States, these are definitely enemies. And in general, the opposition, especially the "moderate", can only be in parliament. If you took up a weapon and directed it against the legitimate government, then you are not even a rebel, you are an ordinary bandit who needs to be destroyed.
  6. iliitchitch
    iliitchitch 23 June 2016 05: 50
    +11
    "Shine always, shine everywhere ..." etc. Well, they bombed innocent American money, this is a "friendly" fire, what's the PROBLEM, Americans?
    Isn't it rut on their part? Isn't it time to settle the Syrian issue FOREVER? What the hell, our boys are dying there because the American fifth point has "interest" there.
  7. tankovod
    tankovod 23 June 2016 05: 53
    +5
    Quote: Volka
    now in Syria, when the armed struggle against international terrorism, and with IS in particular, is visible at the finish line at the end of the tunnel


    What is the home stretch, when did you manage to shower the mujahideen with hats? Our military correspondents constantly write “retreated there, then lost” with the current Syrian army “civilians in camouflage” we can fight for five years or longer, in the morning we recaptured the village, in the evening we gave it up. The equipment / property was thrown away and hit with slippers, and the next day Russia had a headache - again these "brave men" were armed and supplied and so on in a circle. Plus, it is still not clear how the Kurds, whom NATO is training, will behave, how else they would have to be forced into peace by bombing.

    In general, I think, until the end of the year, we will bomb there and lead the Syrians into the attack, unless someone throws out anything extraordinary. And there are still many "warriors of jihad" that can be brought to Syria, if there were dollars
    1. 34 region
      34 region 23 June 2016 06: 11
      +5
      Tank Guide! 05.53. If we in Syria will not be better? We were not in Iraq and Libya. Long was not in Syria. But as the price of oil fell, so we appeared there. And quite by accident, after the bombing, oil went up a little. Can we give Syria? Then the turn of Iran will come. We will not help Iran? Well then, the whole territory will be controlled by the soldiers of Islam. Will Russia suffer from cheap oil? Will the US suffer from the purchase of cheap oil? Therefore, we are there not so much helping the Syrians as protecting our sector of the oil market. If we had developed high-tech production, then cheap (free) oil would be a plus for us. Or explore the Arctic, or swing from Libya. Probably cheaper from Libya. To drive the Syrians by the handle or to fight there themselves? What's better? Americans themselves are somehow not particularly tense. More and more on whose neck they strive. Another question is who is staking out which territories. Either we imagine a modest piece, or the Americans are a good piece. Example of a separation, the 45th year.
      1. atalef
        atalef 23 June 2016 06: 19
        +1
        Quote: Region 34
        ? We were not in Iraq and Libya. Long was not in Syria. But as the price of oil fell, so we appeared there. And quite by accident, after the bombing, oil went up a little. Can we give Syria? Then the turn of Iran will come. We will not help Iran? Well then, the whole territory will be controlled by the soldiers of Islam. Will Russia suffer from cheap oil?

        So are we fighting for oil? And I thought for justice laughing
        Americans are just stupid, would come and agree - we will give you oil by 100, and you will give us Syria.
        So what do you think?
        Americans themselves are somehow not particularly tense. More and more on whose neck they strive.

        Because D.B.I.L.Y. , we must fight ourselves, so that local Aborigines do not suffer.
        1. 34 region
          34 region 23 June 2016 06: 29
          +3
          Atalef! 06.19. And what justice does the amers have? And generally speaking. Who muddied the whole situation with your neighbors? Who got there first? Is Russia bombing Iraq? Or amers are not beneficial events in that region? Or are Americans suffering from low oil prices? Or is it unprofitable for an Amer’s business to supply weapons in exchange for cheap oil?
          1. atalef
            atalef 23 June 2016 06: 35
            +3
            Quote: Region 34
            Atalef! 06.19. And what justice does the amers have?

            And what do they have to do with it?
            The fact that they * have no justice * is understandable, but your post
            Quote: Region 34
            quite by accident, after the bombing, oil went up a little. Can we give Syria?

            Quote: Region 34
            Therefore, we are there not so much helping the Syrians as protecting our sector of the oil market

            So what is the difference?
            Quote: Region 34
            Who muddied the whole situation with your neighbors? Who got there first?

            But you never know who and what and where troubled. Over in a month, they cut down a million hutu in Africa over a month - nevertheless, Russia did not climb there.
            The question is, why did you get into Syria? in your opinion
            Quote: Region 34
            ? Therefore, we are there not so much helping the Syrians as protecting our sector of the oil market

            so what's the difference? from amers?
            Quote: Region 34
            Or are Americans suffering from low oil prices?

            no they only win
            Quote: Region 34
            Or is it unprofitable for an Amer’s business to supply weapons in exchange for cheap oil?

            Well, agree - this is better than supplying for free.
            1. 34 region
              34 region 23 June 2016 06: 56
              -3
              Atalef! 06.35. Why did we get into Syria? Well so our budget is tied to oil. Oil prices fell, budget revenues fell. It was urgent to raise the price of oil.
              1. Alexander Romanov
                Alexander Romanov 23 June 2016 07: 01
                +1
                Quote: Region 34
                Well so our budget is tied to oil. Oil prices fell, budget revenues fell. It was urgent to raise the price of oil.

                Why didn’t the oil price go up?
                1. 34 region
                  34 region 23 June 2016 07: 11
                  +4
                  Romanov! 07.01/200. The price has risen. Although not much. To raise up to XNUMX tons of dollars, then we need to smoke our friends from everywhere. Just do not say that we did this out of love for the Syrians. They didn’t do it before, but then they suddenly fell in love. Atalef cited the right example there. What, in other countries do not kill?
                  1. Alexander Romanov
                    Alexander Romanov 23 June 2016 07: 26
                    +1
                    Quote: Region 34
                    . The price has risen. Although not much

                    The usual price adjustment, it has nothing to do with the events in Syria.
                    Quote: Region 34
                    What, in other countries do not kill?

                    Ordinary geopolitics, Russia is returning to world politics. And defends its interests, where does the oil ??? They bombed for six months. And prices fell, Now the price has risen a bit, so you immediately tied it to Syria.
                    What is Syria's oil supply on a global scale is nothing!
                    1. 34 region
                      34 region 23 June 2016 08: 11
                      0
                      Romanov! 07.26. All of course purely by accident. On a global scale, of course, nothing. Like Iraq and Libya. Separately, everything is very shallow. But in total, not bad. Syria is just one of the steps. Next Iran. And of course, not the Americans, but the Islamists would have fought there. And the Islamists, which mining companies would let into their territory? I do not think that Russian. And I do not think that the price of energy does not affect the final price of the product.
                  2. SSR
                    SSR 23 June 2016 08: 26
                    +7
                    Quote: 34 region
                    Romanov! 07.01/200. The price has risen. Although not much. To raise up to XNUMX tons of dollars, then we need to smoke our friends from everywhere. Just do not say that we did this out of love for the Syrians. They didn’t do it before, but then they suddenly fell in love. Atalef cited the right example there. What, in other countries do not kill?

                    But for some reason, the Russian Federation has an agreement of friendship and mutual assistance with Syria, and it seems that since 56, and during this time, everything has happened to oil, and so on for information. Syria stands at the junction of three. Africa, Arabs, "Europe", something like this))))
                    1. Stirbjorn
                      Stirbjorn 23 June 2016 08: 47
                      0
                      Quote: SSR
                      Syria stands at the junction of three. Africa, Arabs, "Europe", something like this))))

                      However, well, everyone mixed up in a heap - where is Africa, where is Europe, well, Arabs, okay - with a stretch wassat That way and Egypt can be called both Jordan and the entire Arabian Peninsula
                      1. Scoun
                        Scoun 23 June 2016 10: 08
                        +2
                        Quote: Stirbjorn
                        However, well, everyone mixed up in a heap - where is Africa, where is Europe, well, Arabs, okay - with a stretch

                        Yes, actually he is right and she is at the junction of three religions.

                        The history of Syria (Arabic سوريا / Suria, English Syria) has more than five millennia - it is a link for three continents, the cradle of one of the oldest civilizations. This country does not cease to interest archaeologists, scientists, tourists. The very first human footprints on the territory of the current SAR (Syrian Arab Republic), found in the Latakia region and the Oront River, are estimated to be about a million years old. In the Euphrates Valley, there is a significant part of those places where people moved from a nomadic way of life to agriculture. The favorable geographical position of Syria at the junction of three continents - Europe, Asia and Africa - contributed at all times to the development of trade and the prosperity of cities.

                        http://www.top7.ru/destinations/?country=5
                      2. Stirbjorn
                        Stirbjorn 23 June 2016 11: 34
                        -1
                        Quote: Scoun
                        Yes, actually he is right and she is at the junction of three religions.

                        The entire Middle East is "at the junction of three religions" - absolutely the same can be said about Egypt, and about Israel, and about Jordan, and about Turkey and Iraq. Why, there, Russia is also at the junction of three religions - Christianity, Buddhism and Islam. I am generally silent about the Euphrates valley - the main part of this valley is in Iraq.
                  3. 34 region
                    34 region 23 June 2016 10: 30
                    0
                    SSR! 08.26. In the Soviet years, we had many agreements on friendship and cooperation. And it is right. But a certain Khaylo Mikhalych decided to abolish this business and stupidly sold everyone. What is the result today? Are we in the ring of friends? We are surrounded by active partners. And with Yugoslavia, Afghanistan, Iraq, Libya and even Ukraine, did we have agreements on friendship and cooperation?
                    1. SSR
                      SSR 23 June 2016 14: 37
                      0
                      Quote: 34 region
                      SSR! 08.26. In the Soviet years, we had many agreements on friendship and cooperation.

                      Russia, as the legal successor of the USSR, also took on a treaty, and then everything went under its own power, somewhere Russophobes were put in the presidency like in Bulgaria, someone became like logs, someone we left Cuba, Vietnam.
            2. silver_roman
              silver_roman 23 June 2016 10: 53
              0
              There is probably even more to do with gas than with oil. They planned from Qatar to pull a branch of gas to Europe. Gazprom is essentially helping out.
              No one argues that we are fighting there not for the freedom and independence of Syria.
              When making such decisions, I am sure that there are a whole range of reasons.
              That and it is obvious that BV turns into a greenhouse for terrorists, who then go to the Caucasus.
              Assad also spoke about this, saying that the Russian Federation here does not protect Syrian, but its own interests.
      2. sa-ag
        sa-ag 23 June 2016 06: 39
        -2
        Quote: atalef
        So are we fighting for oil?

        For gas. https://twitter.com/TheArabSource/status/745728061698539520
        1. atalef
          atalef 23 June 2016 06: 42
          -2
          Quote: sa-ag
          Quote: atalef
          So are we fighting for oil?

          For gas. https://twitter.com/TheArabSource/status/745728061698539520

          Hydrocarbons laughing
        2. Alexander Romanov
          Alexander Romanov 23 June 2016 07: 01
          +2
          Quote: sa-ag
          For gas.

          Sahag in all topics about gas. Any mess GAZ! The brain is in a gaseous state.
      3. 33 Watcher
        33 Watcher 23 June 2016 06: 47
        +5
        Quote: atalef
        Americans are just stupid, would come and agree - we will give you oil by 100, and you will give us Syria.

        There is one catch in this scheme, there is no one to negotiate with, the "collective West", in principle, is incapable of negotiating, only accepting cuffs. The level of Pavlov's dog.
        Well, what's the point with them having something to say, when it is known in advance that they will violate any agreements ..?
      4. dali
        dali 23 June 2016 07: 11
        +4
        Quote: atalef
        So are we fighting for oil? And I thought for justice

        So the interests of Russia, strange as it may seem to you, for the most part coincide with justice ...

        By the way, and when Russia was the Soviet Union, for some reason it mostly coincided only with justice, but not one "..." thought about interests ...

        And your beloved west, bullshit your interests, the coincidence of Western interests and justice is nonsense ....
        1. sa-ag
          sa-ag 23 June 2016 07: 29
          0
          Quote: Dali
          So the interests of Russia, strange as it may seem to you, for the most part coincide with justice ...

          By the way, and when Russia was the Soviet Union, for some reason it mostly coincided only with justice, but not one "..." thought about interests ...

          And your beloved west, bullshit your interests, the coincidence of Western interests and justice is nonsense ....

          An interesting point of view, when the United States came to Afghanistan, they clearly didn’t come there for justice, because terrorism didn’t go anywhere and drug trafficking increased, and in order to prevent Iran from laying a gas pipeline to China, Syria, by land in those days started because of the refusal to put the gas pipe from Qatar to Europe, Assad held on, held on, and when things got rubbish he turned to the Russian Federation for help, and the latter provided it, by and large the Russian Armed Forces came to Syria so that the pipeline did not go from Qatar to Europe (a coincidence of course :-), now the United States has established relations with Iran and the latter also intends to drive hydrocarbons to Europe (possibly via Syria), what is the justice for Syria here?
          1. dali
            dali 23 June 2016 10: 07
            0
            Quote: sa-ag
            What justice is there for Syria?

            If Russia remains in Syria, then there will be peace and order in Syria, maybe not the same as it once was in Europe (in the 80s), but completely acceptable ...

            And what will happen if we leave and the mattresses come, everyone is already well convinced of Iraq, Libya, and Afghanistan ... is this not enough or is it still necessary?
            1. sa-ag
              sa-ag 23 June 2016 17: 59
              0
              Quote: Dali
              then in Syria there will be peace and order

              It will not, Syria is now divided into three zones - Alavite, Kurdish and Sunni, and the contradictions there are exacerbated by a religious factor
          2. dali
            dali 23 June 2016 10: 11
            +1
            Quote: sa-ag
            An interesting point of view, when the United States came to Afghanistan, they clearly didn’t come there for justice.

            Now specifically Afghanistan ... what many Afghans say, you've probably read it many times - the Soviet Union built factories, schools, hospitals. And what mattresses are doing, except by increasing drug trafficking by 60 times, it looks like a signature stamp. Secret, no one knows laughing
          3. Stirbjorn
            Stirbjorn 23 June 2016 11: 36
            -1
            Quote: sa-ag
            An interesting point of view, when the United States came to Afghanistan, they clearly didn’t come there for justice,

            CCCP for justice came to Afghanistan ?! wassat
    2. weksha50
      weksha50 23 June 2016 11: 24
      0
      Quote: Region 34
      Tank Guide! 05.53. If we in Syria will not be better?


      Yes, the tank leader was not talking about ... What you are talking about OUR presence in Syria is clear ...

      The tank leader only stated that it is too early to swing his shaPs, in Syria it will take a long time to get to the "light at the end of the tunnel" ... The path to victory is long ... And the Amers and the Turks (and a bunch of others) are constantly opposing - both with money and weapons ...
    3. iliitchitch
      iliitchitch 23 June 2016 13: 48
      0
      Quote: Region 34
      Another question is who is staking out which territories. Either we imagine a modest piece, or the Americans are a good piece. Example of a separation, the 45th year.


      Don't take us for suckers, colleague. "Daddy can" one more thing. And it can continue, I assure you. In 40 years our descendants will see where Russia is, and in what train. america. If there is still that America.
  8. iliitchitch
    iliitchitch 23 June 2016 15: 53
    -1
    Quote: tankovod
    In general, I think, before the end of the year, our bombing there and leading the Syrians in the attack


    This damn Middle East is not for a year or two, it is for decades. Viper, in a tangle not only vipers intertwined, but also cobras with gyurza and mamba, and scorpions with karakurt.
    To observe your interest and drag the burden of a white person, they just signed up (not according to Kipling - we have our own ideas on this subject). We will be set off. We pass the exam for adulthood, no doubt, unlike some of the non-denational.
  • 34 region
    34 region 23 June 2016 05: 53
    +10
    I don’t know the details of what is happening there, but I support the actions of our military! Surely all the military, from ordinary to leadership, have a burning desire to kick the most expensive amers (amers) that they have. If you can pinch our incredible partners, then why not take this opportunity? How much can you do talking more? Americans seem to talk a lot. But NATO, like that cat, listens to everything and eats new countries. And we somehow constantly in the role of making excuses. Why is it impossible, like Americans, to lower your eyes, sniff and say, It's not my fault! And then again pull the feather out of the tail of the Amer’s eagle. And so, pulling out the pen, pluck it all.
    1. Kos_kalinki9
      Kos_kalinki9 23 June 2016 06: 22
      +9
      And so, pulling out the pen, pluck it all.

      Well, just pinching is unlikely to succeed (although it is necessary to strive for this). It is still strong. But the tail to pinch and thin out is very possible and necessary
      And then again pull the feather out of the tail of the Amer’s eagle.
  • igorv501
    igorv501 23 June 2016 05: 55
    +4
    Tired of empty mattresses with these mattresses, from the beginning it is necessary that they decide on their status in Syria.
    1. hohkn
      hohkn 23 June 2016 06: 10
      +7
      Quote: igorv501
      Tired of empty mattresses with these mattresses, from the beginning it is necessary that they decide on their status in Syria.

      And what is determined with him? They are occupiers, because unlike Russia, no one invited Americans to Syria.
      1. 34 region
        34 region 23 June 2016 06: 21
        +3
        06.10/XNUMX. Tactics amers. Support the bullies. Americans, according to legend, protect everyone from everything. When hooligans knock on the kidneys, the Americans rush to help the offended. These are the hooligans of Amers in Syria and invite. And then, no one invited them! They invited, they invited! But if you give in the face amers it is interesting. Bullies go to their defense? Probably if you give Amers in the face constantly, then the question of hooligans will disappear by itself.
        1. atalef
          atalef 23 June 2016 06: 43
          0
          Quote: Region 34
          But if you give in the face amers it is interesting.

          Really interesting, who will give them?
          1. noWAR
            noWAR 23 June 2016 10: 59
            +1
            Quote: atalef
            who will give them?

            So if you give them and it will fall to you !!
        2. 341712
          341712 23 June 2016 07: 55
          +4


          An attempt to "pull" the so-called. the American dream of Russia, together with all the "attached moments" will lead to the rupture of the "pulled" one .... For it is impossible, physically impossible, to shove a bear into a condom ...
    2. sa-ag
      sa-ag 23 June 2016 06: 40
      -2
      Quote: igorv501
      it is necessary that they determine their status in Syria.

      They will tell you that they are fighting ISIS
      1. insular
        insular 23 June 2016 08: 02
        +7
        Quote: sa-ag
        fighting ISIS
        and we are fighting against ISIS ...
  • Lyton
    Lyton 23 June 2016 06: 05
    +7
    They all lie, this Stratfor, apparently they hooked some of the mercenaries or instructors, and the mattresses howled, for them the local shushara is the Papuans, cannon fodder, which should carry out ground operations.
  • valent45
    valent45 23 June 2016 06: 12
    +8
    Putin told them - show on the map where to bomb and where not to. Do not show.
    Well then, get it to the full! May Allah in heaven disassemble - where are the right
    terrorists, and where are the wrong ones!
  • then
    then 23 June 2016 06: 28
    +1
    We need logically related evidence, and it turns out that the airborne forces bombed in one direction, the meeting of the F-16 and SU-34 was in the other direction, the results of the bombing are not clear where. In general, it looks like another informational stuffing. If the Americans show their photos, then what did they do in Syrian territory. To bomb and not any nails!
  • Signaller
    Signaller 23 June 2016 06: 42
    +1
    Yes, our guys work according to the old army parable. "If we do not know how, we will teach, if you do not want, we will force."
  • K-50
    K-50 23 June 2016 06: 49
    +5
    Russia is trying to force the United States to cooperate with its troops from the very beginning of its intervention in the Syrian civil war

    What kind of intervention can we talk about if Russia acts at the request of the legitimate government of Syria?
    It is all the other "coalitions" who came to "help", and under the guise of robbing museums, all sorts of bandits and their fosterlings !!!!!
    Indeed, the slogan of crap is to call white black and black white. And who does not agree with those bullshit on the head with airplanes !!!! fool angry am
  • sergeyzzz
    sergeyzzz 23 June 2016 07: 46
    +1
    What is there to guess, why, why why. The bearded men were thinned out - this is the main thing, and since it is not profitable for America, then there is no need to guess that it is beneficial for Russia.
    1. donavi49
      donavi49 23 June 2016 08: 31
      +3
      This is a big question, for what will be the consequences?

      The new Syrian project of King Abdala and it has difficult times, recently 6 Jordanian soldiers died as a result of a shahidataka. Just in that area (30 km) they bombed.

      In the south in Daraa, the Syrian army has little strength, simply because the remnants of the Babakh southern front are sitting without weapons and reinforcements, Abdala, after visiting Putin, stopped helping them completely.

      However, if Abdala, under the laying of the United States (for which the end of the southern front was a serious blow) - the project will be revived. Quickly saturate with weapons and reinforcements, and also deploy a new Syrian (in which Royal Special Forces cells operate by the way) - then very big problems for Assad are possible. It’s just because the reserves were pulled apart (plus the battle for Hader is about to begin, the baboons are announcing and taking the journalists away, maybe there will be fights next week, disrupting the attack on Tabka will probably release some reserves), and from Daraa the closest route to Damascus , and even there the region is relatively little affected by the war.
  • tilix
    tilix 23 June 2016 07: 54
    +2
    And here is the development where everyone will have to work together:
    "Daesh bombards the Syrian army with nerve gas on the outskirts of western al-Raqqa."

    <http://espanol.almayadeen.net/news/pol%C3%ADtica/6708/daesh-ataca-a-unidades

    -del-ej% C3% A9rcito-sirio-con-gases-t% C3% B3xicos>

    And this is not the first time, by the way.
    1. SSR
      SSR 23 June 2016 08: 49
      +1
      By the way! But in Russia, "Daesh" somehow did not take root, although there were attempts to call ISIS that way on TV and at a high level (following the Frenchwoman), but everything has returned to normal.
  • Berkut24
    Berkut24 23 June 2016 09: 05
    0
    The Americans do not want to coordinate their actions with us in Syria. Like - it's not a tsar's business to share thoughts with the courtyards. Therefore, we work as we want and where we want. And if next time some "instructors" or some "special forces" in the ranks of militants fall under the distribution, the State Department will have to blame solely on itself.
  • rumatam
    rumatam 23 June 2016 10: 50
    +1
    Yes, do not hell to look at them, you need to do your job and the faster the better. finish faster.
  • weksha50
    weksha50 23 June 2016 11: 12
    +1
    "Russian bombing is able to undermine the morale of the group and adversely affect the ability to mobilize new fightersby questioning the ability of the United States and its coalition to defend the group "...

    A good goal, and you need to continue to work hard to achieve it ...
  • iouris
    iouris 23 June 2016 11: 40
    0
    Just what is the "audacity"?
  • Flinky
    Flinky 23 June 2016 13: 15
    0
    What is the article about? Has anyone understood this mutton bleating?
  • Olegovi4
    Olegovi4 23 June 2016 13: 37
    +1
    "... from the very beginning of his intervention ..." - like that. Russia is an invader, and the natoshavki are white and fluffy. indeed they have white, it is black and vice versa.
  • boroda64
    boroda64 23 June 2016 15: 08
    +2
    ...
    - who should have been bombed
    / in heaven - will share /