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2018-02-08 Syria-Lebanon-Iran
Rantburg Exclusive: Powerful Arab Al Shammar Tribe Arrives in Afrin
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Posted by Ulaigum Ebbineng7056 2018-02-08 00:06|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [425 views ]  Top

#1 Slapping down the Ottomans. Defending tribal-family lands always proves to be steel backbone motivators. And these are not the unarmed Christian Armenians

Afrin Geo-map.
Posted by Woodrow 2018-02-08 03:24||   2018-02-08 03:24|| Front Page Top

#2 Turkey will not have such an easy time of it. Quagmire time.
Posted by Dale 2018-02-08 08:08||   2018-02-08 08:08|| Front Page Top

#3 ..we will know soon when the lost old American equipment is replaced by more Russian models.
Posted by Procopius2k 2018-02-08 08:35||   2018-02-08 08:35|| Front Page Top

#4 Gotta wonder if this is Uncle not showing his hand, while tacitly giving the Kurds tactical intel, and not throttling their money, food, ammo and equipment resupply. But also holding back on the airstrikes against Turkish forces.
Posted by Zhang Fei 2018-02-08 16:20||   2018-02-08 16:20|| Front Page Top

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