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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…

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…

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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…