Syrian Conflict Watch

Moscow, Damascus, Tel-Aviv and the S-300

Exploring the links and dynamics between the S-300 in Maysaf (Syria), Damascus, Moscow and Tel-Aviv. Implications and Background.

Mi-24 Hind: The Hungry Crocodile.

Mi-24 Hind: The Hungry Crocodile... And why the Russian Mi-24 Hind is still a badass, from Afghanistan to Syria.

Moscow and Ankara fail to reach a compromise on Syria. What Will Happen Next?

Talks have been ongoing for several days between Turkish and Russian diplomats at the Russian foreign ministry in Moscow. However, earlier on...

Is the Turko Syrian war imminent?

Are we heading toward a Turko Syrian war? Are Ankara and Damascus on a collision course?

Turkish Observation Post in Syria and a Syrian T-72 popping up for a friendly cup of Tea (maybe).

Howdy neighbor!There are around 9 Turkish Observation Posts currently situated within Syrian controlled territory inside of...

Low flying Su-25 Frogfoot keeping an eye on the convoy in Syria, just like it did in Afghanistan in the 1980s. This is why...

Flashback.It looks like a scene out of Afghanistan in the 1980's when the Soviet were there,...

Operation Peace Spring – Turkey’s Offensive Into North Syria. What’s Next?

On the 7th of October 2019, the White House announced that American forces would withdraw from Northern Syria, ahead of an anticipated Turkish military operation in the region. The response, worldwide, was of shock and disbelief: Were the Americans abandoning their loyal Kurdish allies? As the world watched on, Turkey launched Operation Peace Spring.

That’s a lot of different flags for one checkpoint. You have American, Russian and the Syrian Flag. Read more about the drama evolved.

Yesterday afternoon, an incident involving Syrian and US personnel resulted in a tense situation, near Qamishli.It...

World War 3 Has Begun – In Syria

"World War 3" has started; because nuclear weapons are not involved, nobody appears to have noticed. Syria is a mess, we uncover the crisis.

Hmeimim: Russian Airbase In Syria

The Hmeimim airbase has been the subject of a lot of attention in the past weeks with the Russian government signing a lease agreement...

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Moscow, Damascus, Tel-Aviv and the S-300

Exploring the links and dynamics between the S-300 in Maysaf (Syria), Damascus, Moscow and Tel-Aviv. Implications and Background.

Russian A2AD is a myth

The western community loves talking about Russian A2AD, those defensive bubbles NATO would have to pop to have a chance at winning a war against Russia. We can’t help but talk about A2AD when we talk about the S-300, S-400 and S-500 systems… And yet, A2AD does not appear anywhere in Russian military papers or publications! The reason is simple: anti-access area denial is not part of Russian doctrine as far as defending its airspace is concerned!

Egyptian-Ethiopian War over a dam?

Egypt and Ethiopia have been fighting over the (GERD) for a few years now. Egypt has even threatened to bomb the dam going back to 2013! Negotiations were on-going until they failed in March.

GNA-LNA: Libyan Civil War Update

The Government of National Accord (GNA) has captured al-Watiyah Air Base from the Libyan National Army (LNA) today. The GNA captured ammunition, armored vehicles, aircraft, and even a Pantsir S-1 (SA-22).

Catastrophic Defeat for the LNA?

The Libyan National Army (LNA) has not had a good 48 hours. The Government of National Accord (GNA) has been steamrolling the LNA in western Libya since the capture of the al-Watiyah airbase yesterday
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