Advanced Russian Attack Helicopter Crashes In Syria 

One of Russia’s most advanced attack helicopters, the Mi-28 “Night Hunter,” crashed today while operating in Syria. Russian officials say that the helicopter was not taking enemy fire at the time and went down due to technical reasons, killing both crewman onboard. A team is reportedly on the scene trying to determine…

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How Putin's Strategic Withdrawal From Syria Strong-Arms Assad Into Making A Deal

With Russia’s rapid exit from the Syria’s civil war, Syrian dictator Bashar Al Assad and his war-weary military will be left largely on their own if the current ceasefire fails. This was a failing position that served him and his forces very poorly before Russia stepped into the fight. Now with peace talks on the…

Watch The Kremlin's Warplanes Hightail It Out Of Syria And Back To Mother Russia

When Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered the vast majority of Russian combat capability out of Syria, not many realized it would begin en masse nearly that instant. Today, the Kremlin plastered social media with dramatic images and video of its aircraft streaming out of their Syrian outpost south of Latakia, and…

Saudis Want To Arm Syrian Rebels With Anti-Air Missiles To Counter Russia

Saudi Arabia has been looking for ways to increase its involvement in Syria with plans ranging from a full-on ground war to just sending jets to Turkey. As Russia escalates it bombardment of groups fighting Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, the Saudi Foreign Minister floated the idea of arming rebels with…

This Video Shows Cluster Bombs Detonating In The Dense Syrian City Of Aleppo 

Russian bombing of battle scarred Syrian city of Aleppo has hit an all time high as Assad regime forces make big gains on the ground. Now even cluster bombs, meant to attack large formations of troops in the open, are being dropped on the sprawling metropolis that two million Syrians once called home.

Saudi Arabia To Send Jets To Turkey As Russia Says 'A New Cold War' Has Begun 

Changes are already underway following Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter’s attempt to reboot the anti-ISIS coalition while in Brussels. Saudi fighter jets will be heading to Turkey, and a Turkish-Saudi ground offensive in Syria looks like it could be a real possibility—an idea that Russia despises.

Russia Says A-10s Struck Targets In Aleppo And Warns Of World War If Arab Troops Invade

Russia and the Assad regime have been tightening the noose around the sprawling and long embattled northwest Syrian city of Aleppo, creating a whole new surge of refugees escaping the violence. Today Russia also claimed USAF Warthogs bombed the city which is supposedly devoid of ISIS fighters while also warning of…

Will Ash Carter's Hail Mary Pass To Reboot The Anti-ISIS Coalition Actually Work?

U.S. Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter seems to get the reality that the so-called “coalition” of 66 countries that are supposedly fighting ISIS in Iraq and Syria is a sham. Most of these countries are contributing nothing to the fight and many that once did have ceased doing so. This week, he will attempt to do…

Turkey Claims Yet Another Russian Jet Invaded Its Airspace

Turkey claims that one of Russia’s most advanced fighter-bombers, an Su-34 Fullback, entered into Turkish airspace at 11:46 a.m. local time on Friday. The event occurred after Turkey broadcasted multiple warnings for the jet to turn away. Russia says the incursion never happened, and that it is just “baseless…

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60 Minutes Depicts Russia's Air Campaign In Syria As Propaganda-Filled And Stalling

A 60 Minutes segment uploaded yesterday claims that Russia’s air campaign in Syria is really a propaganda fueled, dumb-bomb slinging adventure that has had questionable results, with goals that reach well beyond Syria itself — the same conclusions that Foxtrot Alpha has made for quite some time now.

The Islamic State Is Developing Remote Control Car Bombs With Decoy Dummies

Suicide bombings are a favorite tactic of choice for terrorists the world over. Hamas, the Tamil Tigers, and the Taliban have all used them. The Islamic State has committed plenty of suicide attacks, too, but suicide attacks have an inherent problem – eventually you run out of people willing to commit suicide just to…

Coalition Jets Will Do Seemingly Anything To Stay Away From Russia In Western Syria

More telling evidence that the airspace over Syria remains a conflicted and dangerous mess emerged this week in the form of a video of French Rafales carrying SCALP EG cruise missiles for strikes. And make no mistake – it’s a mess seemingly dictated by Russian action and coalition reaction.