WW4/Middle East Files: US Def. Sec. Carter accuses Moscow of “pouring gasoline” on Syrian civil war, East-West relations, as Russia launches second day of air strikes against US-backed Free Syrian Army, CIA-trained Liwa Suqour al-Jabal group, Al Qaeda-linked Army of Conquest, insists 12 ISIS positions targeted instead; BBC News reports Russian warplanes bombed strategic town of Jisr al-Shughour, areas in Idlib, Hama provinces, rebels also reported strikes at Ghantu in Homs prov., close to initial attacks on Sept. 30; US Sen. McCain lambastes Russia for attacking FSA: “Their initial strikes were . . . an incredible flaunting of any kind of co-operation or effort to conceal what Putin’s first priority is, and that is of course to prop up Bashar al-Assad”; Reuters, citing Lebanese sources, Fox News, citing Pentagon sources, confirm Iran’s Quds Force, Hezbollah guerrillas (equipped with 75 ex-Syrian army, Soviet-built tanks) to bolster regime ground offensive, Russian air campaign against rebels; Turkey, Saudi Arabia oppose Russian intervention in Syria, demand end to mil ops

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One response to “WW4/Middle East Files: US Def. Sec. Carter accuses Moscow of “pouring gasoline” on Syrian civil war, East-West relations, as Russia launches second day of air strikes against US-backed Free Syrian Army, CIA-trained Liwa Suqour al-Jabal group, Al Qaeda-linked Army of Conquest, insists 12 ISIS positions targeted instead; BBC News reports Russian warplanes bombed strategic town of Jisr al-Shughour, areas in Idlib, Hama provinces, rebels also reported strikes at Ghantu in Homs prov., close to initial attacks on Sept. 30; US Sen. McCain lambastes Russia for attacking FSA: “Their initial strikes were . . . an incredible flaunting of any kind of co-operation or effort to conceal what Putin’s first priority is, and that is of course to prop up Bashar al-Assad”; Reuters, citing Lebanese sources, Fox News, citing Pentagon sources, confirm Iran’s Quds Force, Hezbollah guerrillas (equipped with 75 ex-Syrian army, Soviet-built tanks) to bolster regime ground offensive, Russian air campaign against rebels; Turkey, Saudi Arabia oppose Russian intervention in Syria, demand end to mil ops

  1. mah29001 October 2, 2015 at 11:28 am

    This looks like the beginning of Russia overtly establishing itself in the Middle East. Saudi Arabia may say they oppose Russia, but then they take their weapons and nuclear technology anyway to counter Iran.

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