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2018-01-21 Syria-Lebanon-Iran
Oh, By The Way… Turkey Just Invaded Syria
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Posted by Besoeker 2018-01-21 11:37|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [336109 views ]  Top
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#1 ...Gonna be one of those weeks...

Posted by Mike Kozlowski 2018-01-21 12:28||   2018-01-21 12:28|| Front Page Top

#2 The official statement by the YPG is "Welcome to Scrub. We will now teach you a lesson."

YPG are using US AGMs to strike and destroy US M60A3, M60T and the German Leopard battle tanks used by the Turkish MIL.

The areas supposedly captured per Turkey are actually active battle fields per the YPG.
Posted by Bill Cleretle2363 2018-01-21 12:29||   2018-01-21 12:29|| Front Page Top

#3 Scrub should be Afrin.

Not very pleased with software these days "correcting" your texts. Rather sh*ty technology.
Posted by Bill Cleretle2363 2018-01-21 12:30||   2018-01-21 12:30|| Front Page Top

#4 "Afrin™ - not just a nose spray"
Posted by Frank G 2018-01-21 13:55||   2018-01-21 13:55|| Front Page Top

#5 I was thinking more of warfarin. Causing Recip some internal bleeding......
Posted by Alaska Paul 2018-01-21 14:30||   2018-01-21 14:30|| Front Page Top

#6 FSA spearheaded the Afrin attacks for Turkey resulting in dozens being captured along with at least 8 armor. A British woman died in the conflict that is ongoing.
Posted by Bill Cleretle2363 2018-01-21 16:41||   2018-01-21 16:41|| Front Page Top

#7 Spotters near Turkish airforce bases are using social media and English to alert YPG of Turkish aircraft departing for bombing runs.
Posted by Bill Cleretle2363 2018-01-21 16:46||   2018-01-21 16:46|| Front Page Top

#8 What YPG could use are Stingers.
Posted by Zhang Fei 2018-01-21 17:00||   2018-01-21 17:00|| Front Page Top

#9 Defending "Dreamers" is much more important than some skirmish by a NATO member in a country with Russian support. Oh, those irredentist movements!
Posted by DooDahMan 2018-01-21 17:03||   2018-01-21 17:03|| Front Page Top

#10 My comment at #6 meant dozens of FSA captured by the Kurds. YPG announced they had emerged from the earlier airstrikes and mortar fire intact and ready to fight the Turks, something they had been preparing years for. Other pro-Kurd Syrian groups have joined the Kurds and have contributed in stalling the FSA "Gangs" as the YPG calls them.
Posted by Bill Cleretle2363 2018-01-21 17:30||   2018-01-21 17:30|| Front Page Top

#11 Russian forces have retreated from Manbij as Turkey is expected to open a second front in that area tomorrow. Turkish soldiers have been killed at Afrin. YPG has warned Turkey that millions of Kurds in Turkey could rise up against Turkey.
Posted by Bill Cleretle2363 2018-01-21 17:57||   2018-01-21 17:57|| Front Page Top

#12 Knock it off, Erdogan
Posted by newc 2018-01-21 18:31||   2018-01-21 18:31|| Front Page Top

#13 #12 Knock it off, Erdogan
Posted by: newc

and if he says "NO"?
Posted by Frank G 2018-01-21 18:48||   2018-01-21 18:48|| Front Page Top

#14 Marvelous updates, Bill Cleretle2363, thank you. What is your source?
Posted by trailing wife 2018-01-21 19:29||   2018-01-21 19:29|| Front Page Top

#15 Thank you TW. I am watching Twitter feeds from Today's, a few are below:

HTTP:// - YPG Battle Maps and official statements

HTTP:// - westerners in the region

HTTP:// - YPG guerrillas working against Turkish positions

HTTP:// - reporting from cellars and basements in Afrin with war going on all around the source
Posted by Bill Cleretle2363 2018-01-21 20:06||   2018-01-21 20:06|| Front Page Top

#16 Correction HTTP://
Posted by Bill Cleretle2363 2018-01-21 20:08||   2018-01-21 20:08|| Front Page Top

#17 HTTP://
Posted by Bill Cleretle2363 2018-01-21 20:55||   2018-01-21 20:55|| Front Page Top

#18 I find Twitter overwhelming, so I am very glad you are keeping track of that for us, my dear. No doubt some others among the Rantburgers will join you, now that you’ve shared your sources. :-)
Posted by trailing wife 2018-01-21 21:17||   2018-01-21 21:17|| Front Page Top

#19 Sounds good, TW.

Boa Noite.
Posted by Bill Cleretle2363 2018-01-21 21:56||   2018-01-21 21:56|| Front Page Top

#20 Bonne nuit, guten Abend, lailah tov. We’ll have another article for you to post updates to at the midnight Eastern Time rollover.
Posted by trailing wife 2018-01-21 23:06||   2018-01-21 23:06|| Front Page Top

23:07 3dc
23:06 trailing wife
22:49 3dc
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21:56 Bill Cleretle2363
21:17 trailing wife
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20:08 Bill Cleretle2363
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