101 articles tagged "Donald Trump"
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Can Trump rescue his Syria deal with Putin?
DEBKAfile Exclusive Analysis February 17, 2017

Overlaying US President Donald Trump’s skirmish with reporters Thursday, Feb. 16, was bitter frustration over the domestic obstacles locking him out of his top security and foreign policy goals, chiefly cooperation with Russia for getting Iran thrown out of Syria.

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Anti-Detente Russian Spies May Have Toppled Trump Advisor Flynn
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report February 16, 2017

Anti-detente Russian spies may have toppled Trump advisor Flynn.

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Netanyahu in Washington Shortly after Israeli Air Force Smashes ISIS-Sinai
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report February 16, 2017

Israel’s integration in US anti-ISIS Syrian operations was discussed with Trump.

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Trump & Netanyahu agree: Israel-Gulf peace first
DEBKAfile Special Report February 15, 2017

Trump reacted positively to Netanyahu’s proposal to broaden the Israeli-Palestinian peace process into a regional effort as a “very important” new idea which he believed could succeed. “I believe we will have a deal that is better than many Israelis think.” 

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US-Russian steps vs Iran await new NSC chief
DEBKAfile Exclusive Analysis February 14, 2017

Michael Flynn’s resignation as National Security Adviser Feb. 13 was a catastrophe for the Middle East. He charted a US-Russian partnership whose core objective was to clip Iran’s wings as premier Middle East power conferred by Barack Obama. 

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Ahead of Netanyahu-Trump talks, Abbas woos Iran
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report February 13, 2017

EXCLUSIVE: Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas pivots towards Iran in a move to pre-empt a US embassy move to Jerusalem, and the friendly talks between President Donald Trump and Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu.

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Coming Trump-Putin-Erdogan deal rumbles thru ME
DEBKAfile Exclusive Analysis February 11, 2017

Trump is determined to knock Iran off its pedestal, but will tax the Israeli prime minister with a demand for the IDF to take part in the war on ISIS, alongside Arab armies, as an opening for peace diplomacy.

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US-Iran Dispute: Hot Rhetoric and Calculated Restraint
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report February 9, 2017

Trump and Khamenei were careful not to tip their feud over the brink at this stage.

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Why Did the Raqqa Offensive Never Take off? For Four Good Reasons
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report February 9, 2017

The Kurdish-Arab force has meanwhile been stopped in its tracks.

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Old Petraeus Team’s Leading Lights Join Trump’s NSC in Key Posts
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report February 9, 2017

Two are colonels who helped draw up his surge plan which turned the tide in Iraq.

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Israel’s inaction in Syria may open Golan to Iran
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report February 6, 2017

Since Netanyahu's rhetoric is not backed by military action, Israel has little say in what happens next in Syria, and little clout for keeping Iran and Hizballah out of the Golan.

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US special operations forces in Yemen
Yemen shapes up for US-Iran military clash
DEBKAfile Exclusive Analysis February 5, 2017

Eight armies are fighting for dominance in Yemen. Iranian Revolutionary Guards (IRGC) elements, most acting as advisers to the Houthi rebels, intervene actively from time to time. A US special forces intervention cannot be ruled out.

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Trump: New Iran sanctions, USS Cole to Red Sea
DEBKAfile Exclusive Analysis February 3, 2017

A fresh round of sanctions was followed by the posting of the USS Cole to the Red Sea. Tehran or its Middle East proxies, such as the Lebanese Hizballah, may well hit back in Syria or by limited military strikes against US allies, Riyadh and Tel Aviv.

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Surprise Zigzag: Trump and Saudi King Agree to Test Iran on Détente - First
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report February 2, 2017

Last attempt to bring Iran round from aggression to dialogue and saved from US punishment.

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Iran’s Missile Test Disguised a Failed Satellite Launch into Orbit
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report February 2, 2017

The Trump administration will not stand for Iran using military satellites.

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Trump’s NSC Shakes up World Regional Map to Reflect New Orientations
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report February 2, 2017

His political and security orientation is reflected in a North African and Mid East reshuffle.

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Last Minute: Russia Orders Standstill of Syrian, Iranian, Hizballah forces in Syria
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report January 26, 2017

The order came from Moscow to prevent military reprisals for Putin-Trump deal for Syria.

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Trump’s Landmark Decision to Join Forces with Russia – First in Syria
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report January 26, 2017

The US and Russia will start their collaboration in Syria to test how it works for other places.

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Crossed Wires in Trump Administration over First US-Russian Air Sortie in Syria
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report January 26, 2017

The Pentagon denied military collaboration after it went ahead in Syria.

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Putin Picks up Trump’s Ball, Pushes Iran out of Syria at Astana Conference
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report January 26, 2017

This was the highlight of the Astana conference which few reported.

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