Russia deploys fleet of subs to coast of Syria

Quietest in the wold; Tomahawk-style rockets capable

A new Russian nuclear submarine, the Yur3/3/16 – (The Observer)  Once again, Russia is upping the ante in the power game they are playing in the Middle East.  Russians have deployed a fleet of submarines off the coast of Syria. And not just any subs. These are the quietest subs in the world. NATO has termed these Russian subs “Black Hole.” Continue reading “Russia deploys fleet of subs to coast of Syria”

Parliament votes to bomb ISIS in Syria

Cameron wins vote by majority 174; “moral and practical”

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British RAF Tornados departing for Syria Wednesday evening

Earlier in the evening, Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond said raids could begin “very quickly” because jets are already stationed in the Middle East where they are carrying out attacks in Iraq. Continue reading “Parliament votes to bomb ISIS in Syria”

Erdogan threatens Putin: We will still fly into Syria

Erdogan says he will start war if Russia takes down a Turkish plane flying in Syrian airspace

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As Putin takes measures to enact economic sanctions against Turkey and has already increased his military presence in the region in a big way in response to Turkey shooting down the Russian bomber last week, Erdogan, in what can only be described as maniacal behavior, Continue reading “Erdogan threatens Putin: We will still fly into Syria”

Top U.S. Air Commander to Fox News – Turkey’s shootdown of Russian jet “had to be pre-planned”

Anyway you look at it, it was “still a war crime”

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Lt. General Tom McInerney is an expert on handling threats from fighter jets.  In is role as Norad commander for Alaska, McInerney dealt with more Russian fighter jet (which he calls “bear penetrations”) than anyone else in the world.

Yesterday, McInerney told Fox News – much to the surprise of the reporter Continue reading “Top U.S. Air Commander to Fox News – Turkey’s shootdown of Russian jet “had to be pre-planned””

Germany to enter fight against ISIS with Britain and France

The decision to commit military personnel and hardware is a shift for Germany, which has resisted such direct involvement in the conflict.

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On November 23rd, British Prime Minister, David Cameron, committed Britain to the military fight against “grave danger,” ISIS.  Germany has now announced it will join the military campaign against Islamic State militants in Syria by deploying Continue reading “Germany to enter fight against ISIS with Britain and France”