220 articles tagged "Iraq"
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Lebanon Is Next Target. ISIS U-Turns as Turf Threatened in Syria, Iraq
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report March 16, 2017

Jihadists on the run from Mosul and Raqqa are ordered to change course for Lebanon.

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Saudi Attaches Price Tag for Building New Iraqi Army
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report March 2, 2017

Provided Baghdad injects more Sunni troops into the Shiite-majority army.

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Iraqi F-16 jets strike ISIS in Abu Kemal, Syria
Iraq hits ISIS in Syria - with Russia, without US
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report February 25, 2017

The Iraqi air force Friday, Feb. 24, conducted its first ever bombardment of the Islamic State in Syria, targeting Abu Kemal. The Iraqi Defense Ministry spokesman stated the attack was coordinated with Moscow, Damascus and Tehran. 

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Iranian Foreboding over Putin’s Pivot Away towards Trump and Erdogan
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report January 12, 2017

Turkey’s Erdogan is now favorite ally, cutting Iran out of premier status in Syria and Iraq.

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Turkey Provokes Head-to-Heads with Iran, Its Proxies and ISIS
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report December 15, 2016

Erdogan is looking for a fight with the Iraqi Shiites and in trouble with ISIS in Syria.

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Iran Shifts Focus from Nuclear to Conventional, From Defense to Offense
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report December 8, 2016

A conventional, four-nation army is prepared to fulfill Iran’s imperial ambitions.

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Bickering between US and Iraqi Generals Throws Mosul Air Operation off Track
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report December 1, 2016

The US CENTCOM control room has shut Iraqi air chiefs out of the campaign.

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Anti-ISIS Ops in Syria and Iraq at a Standstill, Waiting for Trump
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report November 10, 2016

The US president-elect on Syria and Iraq: “We need different thinking in this country.”

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US on alert for terror strikes around elections
DEBKAfile Exclusive Analysis November 4, 2016

The FBI has warned officials in New York, Texas and Virginia about possible al Qaeda or ISIS attacks in the run-up to Election Day on Nov. 8. No specific locations were mentioned. However, the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, which operates airports, tunnels and bridges around New York City, are continuing "a high level of patrols." The warning comes a day after the debkafile report of a terror threat possibly timed for the US election.

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ISIS in Mosul Is Nowhere Near Breaking Point, Two More Islamic Terror Groups Stand by
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report November 3, 2016

Two more Islamic terror groups are standing by to jump in from the Syrian-Iraqi border.

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The Operation to Retake Raqqa from ISIS Is Still Far off
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report November 3, 2016

Ashton Carter can’t bring Turkey and the Kurds together for an operation.

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Erdogan Wants a Turkish Enclave to Span Syria and Iraq
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report November 3, 2016

This would pre-empt Syrian and Iraqi Kurdish independence aspirations.

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The Kurds Suddenly Opt out of Mosul Offensive
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report October 27, 2016

Their leaders refuse to let troops be cannon fodder for US, Iraqi interests.

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The Toxic Chemical Cloud’s Disruptive Military Significance
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report October 27, 2016

The diversity of the ISIS terror arsenal is as scary as its ruthless application.

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Obama set for Mosul battle, leaves Aleppo to Putin
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report October 8, 2016

Obama hopes to complete the Mosul offensive before the end of December and incorporate this victory in his legacy. The Syrian town of Aleppo can go by the board. He leaves it to putin to recover for Assad.

 

 

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US Air Strikes on ISIS Chemical Weapons Plants in Iraq
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report September 29, 2016

The early US-ISIS confrontation ahead of the Mosul offensive focuses on chemical warfare.

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ISIS Still Holds Most Seized Land in Iraq, Syria, Libya and Sinai
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report September 1, 2016

Reduced numbers don’t diminish their capabilities as West believes.

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After Russian Bombers in Iran, Putin Wants Role in Iraq’s Op to Free Mosul
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report August 18, 2016

To achieve this, he propositions Baghdad for Russian lead to displace US in Mosul battle.

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Israel’s let-down: Putin-Erdogan hook-up with Iran
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report August 9, 2016

The talks between Presidents Vladimir Putin and Reccep Erdogen in St. Petersburg scheduled for Tuesday, Aug. 9, are causing trepidation among Israel’s policy-makers and military leaders. Turkey appears to have opted to quit ties with the US and NATO and line up with a Russian-Shiite front led by Tehran in preference to an anti-Iran Sunni alliance.

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Candidate Clinton Already Set for Cold War with Putin, Assad’s Ouster
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report August 4, 2016

Their first clash will center on Bashar Assad - in contrast to the Obama bid for partnership.

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