Damascus Behind the Kremlin Wall

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The Hamburg Score was in Russia’s Favour

Damascus Behind the Kremlin Wall

Written by Evgeny Satanovsky; Originally appeared at VPK, translated by AlexD exclusively for SouthFront

The central event of the G20 summit in Hamburg was the meeting between Putin and Trump. The Russian and American presidents, among other things, agreed on the situation in southwest Syria.

The heads of the Russian Federation and the USA did not discuss the crisis in the Persian Gulf after the Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Egypt and their allies’ ultimatum to Qatar. Meanwhile, their consequences threaten to destroy the GCC. We will look at the situation, currently in the Arab world, through the example of Syria and the Qatar crisis in relation with the American-Russian relations, based on materials from the expert Y. Scheglovin of the Middle East Institute.

The Collapse of the Arab Union

Qatar’s refusal to fulfil the ultimatum presented to it by its neighbours may bring the dissolution of the Cooperation Council of Arab States of the Gulf (GCC – Bahrain, Qatar, Kuwait, the United Arab Emirates, Oman, Saudi Arabia). The KSA, UAE and Egypt could have simply defined their demands: (1) to cease disturbing them in Libya, where pro-Qatari Islamists do not allow Egypt and the UAE’s creature Kh. Haftar to seize power in the country, (2) to not sponsor terrorist campaigns in Egyptian cities and the Sinai, which the Egyptian forces are unable to oppose, (3) to re-orient the television channel Al-Jazeera towards the support of Saudi and Emirati leadership in the Arab coalition in Yemen, (4) reduce construction activities of military bases in the Horn of Africa region and close two successful projects on the spread of influence in the Muslim world: the organisation Muslim Brotherhood and the banned in the Russian Federation Islamic State (IS). The latter disturb the KSA’s similar project, Al-Qaida, and the Yemeni Islah party, equivalent to the Muslim Brotherhood, about which Riyadh fell out with Qatar, and now is trying to restore relations, in order to finish the disastrous campaign in Yemen. Riyadh, Cairo and Abu Dhabi are losing the race for leadership in the Middle East and North Africa to Doha and Ankara. Hence the reaction in the form of imposed sanctions on Qatar.

On July 4, Doha transmitted through Kuwait its answer to the ultimatum from the KSA, the UAE and Egypt, and they, in turn, took a two-day pause to study it. There are no signs in Qatar’s answer about concessions: Doha expressed the strengthening of relations with Iran and accelerated the deployment of Turkish troops according to the joint defence treaty with Ankara. The list of demands from the authors of the ultimatum about the Turkish issue was initiated by Egypt and the UAE; Saudi Arabia went in reluctantly. Thus, the assailants made a strategic mistake by including Ankara in the ultimatum, which emboldened Qatar. Why was this done by Cairo is understandable, but what were they thinking in Riyadh is a mystery, since it is through Turkey a large part of the supplies for pro-Saudi militants in Syria pass through. Either the Saudis have decided to close the Syrian project, or the tension in the struggle between them and the Turks for exclusive dominance over the rebels in the northern Syria in Idlib reached a climax.

As for the GCC, it in fact does not exist, even if we must only talk about economics. This alliance is still unable to adopt a single VAT, has problems with customs laws, no agreed procedure for taxation, far from creating any common electric grid… And even from a political point of view Qatar is not the only problem in the union. Let us remember the recent fall out between the KSA and Oman about its “pro-Iranian position” in the Yemeni conflict. Then Riyadh threatened Oman with expulsion, but the UAE and Kuwait did not support the Saudi Arabian move. Meanwhile the relationship between the UAE and the KSA are far from ideal. The breakup between them occurs in Yemen and Libya, regardless of the current solidarity position on Qatar. Thus the disintegration of the GCC is close at hand.

Dead-end in the Interests of Moscow

On July 7, Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Bahrain and Egypt issued a statement, in which they accused Doha of undermining the diplomatic settlement of the crisis. The Arab quartet insists that the Qatari leadership’s irreconcilable position confirms their ties with terrorists. Doha is one of the main architects and sponsors of IS. However Riyadh’s similar efforts in supporting Al-Qaida is beyond a doubt. The quartet noted that Doha continues to undermine the stability in the region, sabotaging Kuwait’s efforts in the resolution of the crisis and rejects the imposed demands on the settlement. This emphasizes that Qatar is an integral part of the Persian Gulf region and in the Arab world as a whole. In this regard, we will note that in addition to the new economic constraints, which will not be effective, the signatories cannot apply different methods of pressure on the situation. The Turkish military, landed in Qatar in accordance with the agreement on the military base and mutual defence, removed from the agenda the military solution to the crisis. However, without that, none of Qatar’s opponents would dare go to war because of their own weaknesses, as well as the presence in Doha of the US troops’ regional command.

Doha’s political resistance is based on, in addition to the alliance with the Turks and the neutrality of basic political heavy weights, on two basic principles. Firstly, Qatar is a big exporter of liquefied natural gas in the world; for example by 2024 it will increase the LNG production volume to 100 million tons per year. The General Director of the government oil and gas corporation Qatar Petroleum Sherida S. al-Kaabi announced this. In the presence of this factor, the trade and economic restrictions of the quartet will create for Qatar only a temporary discomfort and nothing else. Secondly, the USA, as is said, stood above the fray and took only token steps to address the crisis. The American administration does not want to get involved in the settlement of the conflict in the Persian Gulf and calls for its resolution by the countries of the region. The US State Department announced this on July 5.

Washington, having concluded large arms contracts through lobbying with the KSA and with Qatar, merely watches that the outcome of their dispute maintains the United States’ interests. The formulation of such a position, involving the role of observer and arbiter, is the work of the pro-Qatar lobby, which the clan of the wife of the former Emir of Qatar, the mother of the current Emir, Sheikha Moz has intensified in recent times. In conjunction with the neutralised main opponent of the current government, the former Premier of Qatar H. bin Jassim bin Jaber, the question of political stability of the current Qatari regime was decided. This means the continuation of the cold war between the participants of the conflict as a minimum in the medium term. Doha entrenched its positions, and time is on its side, and the attacking quartet cannot yield without losing face. On the face of it, it is a classic dead-end, and for Russia, with the participation of the main parties to the conflict in the Syrian civil war on the side of Assad’s opponents, it is more than timely and beneficial.

Sovereign Zones

Russia, the USA and Jordan have agreed on the creation in south-western Syria as of July 9, Damascus time, of de-escalation zones. It will include the country’s three southern provinces: Dara’a, al-Quneitra and Suweida. That preparatory work was completed on July 7, according to the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Russia, S. Lavrov as a result of the meeting of the presidents of the Russian Federation and the USA on the side-lines of the G20 summit in Hamburg. He reminded that the Russian Federation previously with Iran and Turkey agreed in Astana on the creation of four de-escalation zones on the Syrian territory. In this case, in both agreements, the talk is of the southwest of the country.

The American State Secretary of the USA R. Tillerson commented on the negotiated agreements, calling them the “first sign that the USA and Russia are capable of working together in Syria”. The head of the State Department expressed the opinion that this “first successful experience” may be “expanded to other regions”, while noting that he did not know how sustainable is the new cease-fire. However, according to him, Moscow is just as interested as Washington that Syria stabilised, remained whole. The agreement stipulates that Russia and the USA are committed in securing the cease fire by all factions based in the de-conflicting zone in south-western Syria, and humanitarian aid access, and establish contacts between the local opposition and monitoring centre, which was created in the capital of Jordan. The security around the zone will be provided by the Russian military police in coordination with the USA and Jordan.

Thus, the talks at the negotiations was first of all about what is vital for Washington and, in principle, are of interest to Moscow. They agreed about trying to legalise the zones of influence of the parties to the conflict the borders under their control on the Syrian territory. Moscow will press this through the Syrian government forces, units of Shia militias and, to a smaller degree, Hezbollah groups; Washington through its own forces, units of Jordanian Special Forces and loyal opposition groups, prepared in training camps. There are also Bedouin tribes, traditionally living in Jordan and Syria. Part of them already have reconciled with Damascus, another part is poorly controlled by Amman, despite the belief that they are totally controlled by the Secret Services of the Kingdom.

Thus, a complicated status quo is being consolidated: the Americans cannot move on the border of Jordan and Syria perimeter and expand the borders of its influence towards Deir ez-Zor (including the fact that the Syrian Shia formations, controlled by Iran, managed in a number of areas to approach the borders of Jordan and Iraq and block this expansion). The Russian side will be trying to convince the Iranians to eliminate the need for the practice of offshore operations in this zone on the Syrian territory, where the loyal to the USA groups are based. The Americans abandon air strikes against Syrian government forces and their allies. Therefore the situation in the south is freezing. The Russian military police in any case becomes a wall between the pro-Iranian and pro-American forces. Obviously, the Russian battalions from Chechnya and Ingushetia will quickly arrive in Syria.

What do both agreement parties gain? The USA gains guarantees of inviolability of its bridgehead in the south, which allows it to relatively quietly prepare the loyal opposition groups. Washington considers the creation and protection of the bridgeheads in the south and north of the country its main task in acquiring support “on the ground” and gradually increasing their influence on the Syrian field. Russian and her allies gain opportunities for stabilising the situation in the Syrian south, which allow the expansion of zones of control in the centre and north in the future, especially in the Deir ez-Zor region. At the same time, due to the armistice with some opposition groups and Bedouin tribes, a neutralisation base is created in this pro-Saudi region of radical Islamist groups of the Jabhat al-Nusra type (banned in the Russian Federation). Most likely, the USA agreed if not for joint action in this direction, at least for neutrality. The optimal case would be to oust the Islamists from the American responsibility area, forcing them to take part in the fighting against the radicals.

Moscow, by all appearances, refused to “speak with one voice” with Washington in the resolution of the Kurdish question in northern Syria with the organisation’s goal of de-escalation zones in Idlib. The Kremlin distanced itself from Ankara’s suggestion to take the option of creating under the American auspices zones of Kurdish control in northern Syria, including Raqqa, but firmly objected to the offensive of pro-Turkish forces on the Kurdish Afrin. This was supported by the head of the State Department Tillerson, declaring that Moscow, Washington and Amman consider the south-western part of Syria “more manageable” in comparison with other areas of the war-torn country. The failure of Ankara’s pressure in this issue allows the imposition on the USA the burden of resolving contradictions with Turkey (Erdogan started quickly to look for meetings with Trump after his negotiations with Putin), which do not have resolutions because of fundamental differences between Ankara and Washington on the Kurdish question. Which by itself appears a hopeful guarantee that in northern Syria a Turkish-American alliance can develop.

The National Security Advisor of the US G. McMaster declared that during the meeting between Presidents Trump and Putin no problems were resolved. However, the main thing was done: Washington out of necessity was forced to an agreement, albeit local, with Moscow. And in this situation it managed to concentrate the main package of preliminary approvals in those areas that meet its interests.

“Shamefaced” Washington

American experts and the MSM, describing the outcome of the negotiations in Hamburg, claim that the administration of the President the USA made substantial concessions in Syria. Washington is ready to acquiesce to the fact that B. Assad will continue to govern the country. Washington is not against the deployment of the Russian military police in Syria and agreed with the necessity of creating of security zones in Syria. Thus, very few actors, those capable of influencing the situation in Syria, were interested in the opinion of the Americans about who will be heading this country, and they could not affect it at all. Putin closed the question about the presence of Assad in power two years ago when Moscow’s position was expressed on this matter. It is a constant, which the USA has to take into account in any consultation. The American, and in general Western, diplomacy takes for granted the fact that it can not affect in any way, and gives it the manifestation of its good will and compromise, which it had to go for the sake of progress of the negotiations.

As American experts point out, Trump was willing to make such concessions in order to… not allow ISIS to capture large parts of the Syrian territory. This sounds extremely naïve, considering that ISIS had already lost more than 70 percent of control in Syria and was rapidly losing its military capabilities. And no thanks to the US for the fight against the Islamists! If not for the Russia military operation, which started in the fall of 2015, Syria would now be a battlefield between the jihadist groups, and the USA would have stayed in the role of sideline observer. Thus the Americans decided to liberate Syria from ISIS, clearly forgetting about the pro-Saudi groups with at its head Jabhat al-Nusra, which is on the list of terrorist organisations of the Department of Justice of the USA. It is useful to frequently remind Washington of this.

The American’s “prudery” in relation with pro-Saudi radicals in Syria and concealment of Saudi sponsorship of international jihadism shows that by giving a bribe to Trump in the multi-billion weapons contract, which is completely unnecessary for securing the defence of the KSA, Riyadh considered that their hands were untied for actions in the region at its discretion. Including the American security assurances in force against Iran. The result is a deep crisis with Qatar. In any case it is “the tail wagging the dog”. Agreeing to such a deal for pulling over the American military industrial complex to his side, Trump will carefully chose his words, in order to explain the destructive actions of the KSA, including the Syrian issue.

The same demonstrative “naivety” of American diplomacy we observe in the issue of “security zones”, the establishment that the Americans have agreed. We will note that to influence their creation and operation, they for the most part can be near Damascus or Gouta as well as Idlib. The Americans’ consent to dialogue is due to their obvious weakness in available areas of support in Syria. The Kurds, supported by them, are limited to the traditional boundaries of their residence. Any of their movements inside the country automatically raises a united outcry from all Arab forces, regardless of political and ideological differences. The fighters trained by the USA in Jordan are frankly weak and are not in a state to act in Syria on a nationwide level of magnitude. The question is to keep them as a valid force, if not real, then at least as suitable to demonstrate to the US Congress and the American voters where the more than considerable sums allocated for their training were spent.

The basis of Trump’s “concessions” to Putin is the interests of the US. Under the guise of connectivity to areas of de-escalation the American forces are getting ready not only to strengthen their bridgeheads on the Jordanian and Iraqi borders, the north of the country, but to secure them with the help of an official status. They are trying on the quiet to push through their status of no-fly zones and the idea that the “control of territory not under the control of Damascus” will be carried out by the loyal to Washington armed opposition, the same “Forces of Democratic Syria”, as well as the American conditionally loyal supporters Jabat al-Nursa in view of the strategic partnership between the US and Saudi Arabia. The creation of these “no fly-zones” mean to the US and the KSA the formation of “oases” for the strengthening and deployment of radicals under their control, which the ultimate goal is not peaceful co-existence with the current regime in Damascus, but its overthrow.

It is necessary to remember this without any illusions about the American initiatives. However, the fact that Russia has forced the USA to negotiate on Syria is also a fact. Just as Ankara firmly opposes Washington and the Kurds it supports, and Riyadh quarrelled with Doha and Ankara. And all this definitely works to Moscow’s advantage.

Evgeny Satanovsky, President of the Middle East Institute

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  • Jonathan Murray

    Typical Russian analysis – they try and blame Qatar for IS because they are desperate for an alliance with the damn Saudis. Give it up Russia – the Saudis are your enemy. IS is al-Qadea – stop trying to confuse people.

    • nwoecb

      Agreed. Very simplistic and naive analysis. Not a single word about “Israel” and its plan to create the “Greater Israel” by using USA/NATO/EU/Saudi/GCC as their proxies.

      • Attrition47

        That’s back to front; American Caesar plays them like puppets. Pretending to by Netanyahoo’s hostage means that the contractor takes the blame.

      • John Whitehot

        exactly.
        because Israel needs not to be mentioned in this kind of article.

      • Solomon Krupacek

        master, teach us about great israel!

        • John

          :P

      • Brad Isherwood

        The article papers over illegal occupations of Syria while US consolidates in those zones…
        Means they get to be up to no good…..and Russia agrees.
        Israhell gets the former UNSCRs on stolen Golan off the radar as the new chunk of Syria Golan they just got given them on a Silver platter is the only intermediary Moscow or Washington will recognize legally.
        Turks get to keep their illegal land grab and do god knows what there.
        Kurds are pushing to announce some form of separation from Bugdud and Damascus.
        Uncle Shlomo will be Dr Frankenstein for this zombie .
        https://elijahjm.wordpress.com/2017/07/18/first-islamic-state-and-then-the-us-breaches-sykes-picot-with-one-objective-the-partition-of-syria-and-iraq/
        China will eventually show up in Syria for reconstruction….that is….if US does not slap sanctions on them for that.
        Russian radars can watch US/CIA V 22 Ospreys fly Opium around Kurd Syria and Kurd Iraq.

        • Terra Cotta Woolpuller

          They trade the opium for meth its popular with the terrorists , makes them impervious to bullets for a time . The US is limited because they have to reconcile those FSA terrorists in the region as either Syrian or a foreigner if the latter they have to inform all parties to the agreement. This could be the reason of all CIA support being withdrawn from them since Trump had decided a month ago to do this . This changes the dynamic of the area also means the MOSSAD will have to finance the terrorists or Isreali Secret Intelligence Service on their own.

          This might be the reason Israelis are so pissed at the US now with this agreement it puts them in a bad spot along with the Saudis/Coalition as possible threats to international security, the whisper will be there.

          • Brad Isherwood

            My post to John Brown /this thread ….US are gonna do what matters for Their deep state.
            Netanyahu is doing misdirection and Kabuki theatre on Israel’s gifted Golan via Putin and Trump.
            With ISUS Oil Tanker Truck Convoy show tumbled,….Yes….Mossad will have to get creative in the finance of Terror.
            US/CIA have the 16 years plus Afghan Opium operation. …Maybe Gulen in USA still works that for them as decades before.
            Israel has to babysit the kooks it has on the south 40 now…..These can turn on them in an instant…like Afghanistan trained military/police do on US boots.
            Jordan will have lots of crazies roaming the lease. ..
            These who are dumped on the curb with no pay or Captigon from Saudi and others could turn the chaos dial.
            I read that Israel’s new Golan gives them more high ground to peer into Lebanon and watch Hezbollah. ….while also looking down towards Damascus.
            Hezbollah are fabricating all sorts of goodies in underground/mountain range locations.
            Mossad will be watching them like a Hawk.

          • John Brown

            The USA obeys their racist supremacist Jewish masters.
            Tel Aviv Pays Al Qaeda Fighters Salaries: The Syrian War’s Worst Kept Secret That Could Become Israel’s Nightmare Yes, Israel is supporting Syrian
            rebels, but this goes beyond cash and aid: Israel hopes the rebels will serve
            as a buffer against Hezbollah and a resurgent Assad, a strategy that could
            easily backfire
            http://www.globalresearch.ca/tel-aviv-pays-al-qaeda-fighters-salaries-the-syrian-wars-worst-kept-secret-that-could-become-israels-nightmare/5597339
            Ex defense minister says IS apologized to Israel for November clash.
            translation ISIS apologized for accidently attacking its master. One does not
            apologize for attacking an enemy. Why doesn’t the Guardian talk about this???
            http://www.timesofisrael.com/ex-defense-minister-says-is-apologized-to-israel-for-november-clash/
            The Man Behind The Curtain Israeli Colonel Among ISIS
            Forces In Iraq Commentary — This story is from
            November 28, 2015, but it is still important in that it demonstrates just how
            long evidence about the Zionist connection to ISIS has been out there — and how long our Zionist media has ignored it.
            http://www.middleeastrising.com/the-man-behind-the-curtian-israeli-colonel-caught-among-isis-forces-in-iraq/

          • John Brown

            The Greatest Mass Murderers of all Time were Jews, says Jewish Columnist
            http://www.ynetnews.com/articles/0,7340,L-3342999,00.html
            Racist supremracist Jews killed 65 million Goyms in the Soviet Union
            “And us, the Jews? An Israeli student finishes high school without ever hearing the name Genrikh Yagoda, the greatest Jewish murderer of the 20th Century, the GPU’s deputy commander and the founder and commander of the NKVD.
            “Yagoda diligently implemented Stalin’s collectivization orders and is responsible for the deaths of at least 10 million people.
            “His Jewish deputies established and managed the Gulag system
            Alexander Solzhenitsyn. Speaking from personal experience as a Gulag prisoner, Solzhenitsyn gave a candid account of Jews in charge of the Soviet prison camps in his book, Two Hundred Years Together.
            According to his observations, Jews made up a clear preponderance in the Gulag administration and in the early Bolshevist government, saying that of the 22 ministers in the first Soviet government three were Russian, one Georgian, one Armenian and 17 were Jews.
            In addition, he points out, from personal experience once again, that “two
            thirds of the Kiev Cheka” (secret police) were Jews.
            In 1937, another book appeared in Germany called Jewish-Run Concentration Camps in the Soviet Union, which revealed that Communist Jews were the commandants of 11 out of the 12 main Gulags. 11 of the 12 Gulag extermination camp commanders were Jews. Jews made up a clear preponderance in the Gulag administration and in the early Bolshevist government, saying that of the 22 ministers in the first Soviet government three were Russian, one Georgian, one Armenian and 17 were Jews..
            In addition, he points out, from personal experience once again, that “two
            thirds of the Kiev Cheka” (secret police) were Jews. Two thirds Jewish.

    • John Whitehot

      not at all.
      this is pro-zionist analysis posing as a russian one.
      The example of this is how the author describe “the saudi bribe to Trump”.

      The Saudis have had their “hands untied” by the US during Obama presidency, well before Russian intervention. In fact, the Saudis secured American support in the form of “looking the other way” while they were sending in Al-Qaeda in Syria and supporting ISIS so to depose Assad and put up a sharia state.

      Russian intervention destroyed those plans.

      • Ivan Kumar

        you are exactly right. this cunt SATANovsky is a stinking russian jew. for some reason he is a frequent guest on the Russian national TV

    • John

      Hello Johathan. Everybody here who follows this site, knows Qatar is an MB sponsor. IS, Nusra and the rest of the cocktail have been supplied with US and European weapons for years.

      These groups float around, change loyalties and alliances on the regular. There is no confusion here with those that have been following this. I have to say, I do not take the Russian or even Chinese viewpoint with 100% concurrence all of the time but, Since I began to watch mess after mess created by the West since 2001, the Russian side gives the story much more truthfully than the Americans or the rest of the Occidentals. So, I disagree with you.

      I wish well to you.

      • Jonathan Murray

        And thats my point. The Russians, Iranians and west hardly every mention the MB. But are focussed always on IS.
        The Russians believe that al-Saud is king of Arabia and so play this odd game of agreeing to the western ploy of blaming IS/al-Qaeda whilst blaming Qatar for everything. Yet in Syria the imperialists were using the MB as the main and original force to attack them.
        So the Russians need to change their game – its always built around western imperialist narratives which are fake and as a result their diplomacy and strategy are wrong and reactive.

  • Miguel Redondo

    How does this fit in?

    —-BREAKING: Trump orders the CIA to halt all financial, military aid for rebels in Syria—–

    https://www.almasdarnews.com/article/breaking-trump-orders-cia-halt-financial-military-aid-rebels-syria/

    • Pál Póli

      The USA “democracy export” run its course and met its end in Syria. “This is a momentous decision … Putin won in Syria,” said a current official, who spoke on the condition of anonymity to discuss a covert program. I believe the Russians did win this round. After the USA inevitably betrays the SDF, the Kurds will jump that boat also.

      • cortisol

        Yeah the USA will throw the kurds under the bus yet again, and still end up losing both the Turks and the kurds.

    • Solomon Krupacek

      not important. there were cia- and pentagon-supported groups. manytime were infights between them. the cia-supported are also the turkey-supported groups. so, fsa is kicked out, more mone gives pentagon for the rest.

  • MeThinks

    USA LGN market in Poland sounds like BS. Didnt they try to open up anoyher hub for mideast LGN via cargo ship in that area closer to Russia, To compete with Russia but couldnt manage a competitive price towards profitability

    • Solomon Krupacek

      price is not everything

      • Jesus

        Tell that to the Saudis, their cash reserves almost halved since the price of oil dropped.
        Price is everything in a capitalist economy.

        • Solomon Krupacek

          i piss on saudis. for EU is important the diversity of sources, not only the price.

      • MeThinks

        Poland is not Saudi Arabia, who actually did what you may or may not be hinting at, and did it with oil prices. This article it has some detail of where that situation is at. The Sauds, a country with actually only one technology or resource for export, now seeks to diversify its resource without actually possessing the resource. According to the article, it seeks to siphon wealth of another nation through exploitation of a bilateral, or multilateral organization, both are member to in the region.

        Poland is not the Saud. It is actually a gas station with no reliable source.

        • Solomon Krupacek

          are you both stupid? who told something about arabia???? poland is part of UE and there are common prices for the big market. russia learned, gulf states learned this fact. also usa will learn.

          • MeThinks

            You stupid, smart guy

            figure it out

  • John Brown

    This deal gives the SAA time to wipe out ISIS and once they are done with Israeli – ISIS they can wipe out these other Israeli puppets in the South West of Syria as Racist Israel will never give up the Yilon plan for a greater racist supremacist Israel and the conquest and dismemberment of Syria, Lebanon, Egypt, Jordan, Turkey and Iraq

    • Brad Isherwood

      The Israhell lobby in US on Congress and all important Corporations is powerhouse.
      USA were doing the Old Masonic game since the 1700s Britian/British East India company – of tumble nations ,run guns,narcotics, regime change….On Korean War ,Vietnam,Central America….these conflicts had nothing to do with Miserable Jews.
      Outside of singular kooks like Henry Kissinger.
      PNAC and these Neocon Thinktanks did push for US get involved direct after Iranian Revolution.
      Israel and the Zionists do have momentum,…yet it’s possible Uncle SAM acts as The Giant who will stomp your balls if you got any other currency in your pocket besides $USD.
      Tumbling the mid east,playing everyone off one another,steering the chaos is what the US are
      Experten at.
      It’s not about Win a War……as much as …..having a War.
      US are kicking sand in Putin’s face,XI’s. ….Iran,Syria,Iraq,Libya,Yemen and others are
      Mentally undone by the past/recent abuses. ……each time the Giants shadow appears it’s pure panic.
      http://rs150.pbsrc.com/albums/s99/MERKAVAS/lk_birth_pangs_500.jpg?w=480&h=480&fit=clip
      The US wanted the ME chaos…….it’s Just Good Business.

      • John Brown

        To Brad and all Goyims on this board, if you don’t already, I suggest you study the Jewish Press – the ones based in Israel – in order to get a full understanding of what they routinely plan in respect to the Stupid Goyim. Don’t take my word for it, see for yourself. Nothing beats the confession.
        It is where I get almost all my info. You’ll usually see them admitting things
        that would never make it into the American or Western media, and if you’re not up on the Zionist, Jewish, racist, supremacist, empire, their rantings of
        hatred and racism against all Goyim and bragging of their murdering millions and millions of Goyim and their total control of countries like the USA, Britain France, German etc. in their global empire it can be quite
        enlightening, indeed.
        Ex defense minister says IS apologized to Israel for November clash.
        translation ISIS apologized for accidently attacking its master. One does not
        apologize for attacking an enemy. Why doesn’t the Guardian talk about this???
        http://www.timesofisrael.com/ex-defense-minister-says-is-apologized-to-israel-for-november-clash/
        Moshe Ya’alon’s office refuses to elaborate after alluding to contact with
        terror group You won’t see this on our heavily censored Jewish owned media.This should be front page news and on every T.V.
        channel.
        They show this in Israeli media but if any media or politician in the Israeli
        occupied slave empire showed it or talked about it here they would be called racist, arrested etc. for talking about and reporting on the truth. Nothing beats a confession this time from the Israeli defense minister.
        Is there any doubt who the creators and masters of ISIS and Al Qaeda are???
        Is the times of Israel and the Israeli minister of defense anti Jewish and
        against Israel for saying this???
        http://russia-insider.com/en/just-some-photographs-israeli-soldiers-hanging-out-islamic-extremists-syria/ri19253
        Just Some Photographs of Israeli Soldiers Hanging Out With Al-Qaeda in
        Syria
        https://www.rt.com/news/386027-isis-apologized-israel-golan

        • Brad Isherwood

          https://static01.nyt.com/images/2015/09/23/us/0923-popeliveblog-benedict/0923-popeliveblog-benedict-tmagArticle.jpg
          http://akns-images.eonline.com/eol_images/Entire_Site/2015823/rs_560x415-150923070106-1024.Pope-White-House.jl.092315..jpg

          The Vatican holds the Papal Bull of the Americas*.
          The US Congress has the Fasci Bundles on the wall behind the House Speaker seat.
          The Jewish/Zionist /Bolsheviek revolution of Russia was usefull for the Church Universal.
          As Orthodox Russia and the Czar Monarchy are tumbled/ended.
          It was the Vatican/Jesuits who brought out 1000s of Nazis and Reich scientists,
          And the wealth of looted Europa.
          The OSS became the CIA under Vatican/Jesuit/Knights of Malta(SMOM).
          US MIC was running on this template. …not Jews/Zionists.
          House of Rothschilds – Served….The Vatican .
          While the Church Universal may appear weak, with lower socio attendance/support,
          It is still the Roman Empire of the Caesars which used Christianity as a medium to
          Move upon the Earths socio and bring them under submission.
          Until evidence appears showing the Jews/Zionists have ended the Vatican and the
          Jesuits. ..
          It’s still the Old World and it’s money moving the game pieces today.

          • John Brown

            The lobby I have to say when I read comments like yours I wonder if you are deliberately lying or just brainwashed.
            Here is some info to try to jump start your brain to start working again. I
            have the feeling you are so brainwashed you could be told to jump off a l cliff
            and you would do it. Shouldn’t it be The Guardian, the BBC or The Daily
            Telegraph that look into these matters? Why aren’t they?
            Stop Everything You Do and Watch This!!! January 11, 2017 / Gilad Atzmon Al Jazeera Investigations – The Lobby EP 1-4
            http://www.gilad.co.uk/writings/2017/1/11/stop-everything-you-do-and-watch-this
            So that you learn how Israel and its Lobby are plotting against Britain and the Brits. So you learn about our treacherous MPs who are shamelessly serving a foreign state and its foreign interests. Ask yourself, how is it that the most important news about the institutional betrayal of our political system is delivered to us by a Qatar TV network? Shouln’t it be The Guardian, the BBC or The Daily Telegraph that look into these matters? Is it a coincidence?
            The Israeli Embassy told us that Shai Masot was a junior employee. Watch this video and judge for yourself, he seems to run the entire Labour Party.
            Britain must probe the activity of the Jewish Lobby and the Israeli Embassy
            immediately !!! And if you want to understand why this plot is embedded in
            Jewish culture just read this.
            The Lobby P1: https://youtu.be/ceCOhdgRBoc
            The Lobby P2: https://youtu.be/Vuk1EhkEctE
            The Lobby P3: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L3dn-VV3czc
            The Lobby P4: The Takedown https://youtu.be/pddH2sfNKNY

          • John Brown

            Part 2 This Al Jazeria investigation has dealt a massive blow to
            the racist supremacist Zionist global empire and its propaganda by exposing it
            for what it is. Evil needs darkness and dies under the light of day and
            transparency.
            While watching part 2 you may want to ask yourself why the Jewish lobby and
            Israel are so influential within the Left and the Labour movement, is it really
            a coincidence?
            The Lobby P3: An Anti-Semitic Trope
            https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L3dn-VV3czc
            Then you watch Part 3 you may want to ask yourself what is it that drives the
            Shabbos Goy within the labour party and beyond? Is it greed? Is it power
            seeking? What is it that pushes Brits to become servants of a foreign despotic
            state?
            Al Jazeera Investigations: The Lobby P4: The Takedown
            https://youtu.be/pddH2sfNKNY
            When you watch this final episode you must ask yourself how is it possible that
            British media has remained silent? Would it also stay silent if Shai Masot was
            a Russian or an Iranian’s agent? Asking the above questions may suggest that
            you are at the footstep of the understanding of Jewish Power and its negative
            impact on our society.
            The Lobby P1: https://youtu.be/ceCOhdgRBoc
            The Lobby P2: https://youtu.be/Vuk1EhkEctE
            What drives is it that drives you the Shabbos Goy? if you are not a racist
            supremacist Jew? Is it greed? Is it power seeking? What is it that pushes
            people like you to become servants of a foreign despotic state?

          • John Brown

            Part
            1 Brad Israelwood. I provide real proof
            you provide Mossad talking points and hollywood pictures. Case closed you lose
            Mossad.
            See the Pope worships Jews as gods and rejects Jesus by their command so who is the boss of whom? Hint the ones worshiped as superior and as gods are the boss.

            On December 10th 2015 the vatican published a remarkable document in which they
            proclaimed the Catholicism to be a child of Judaism, praying to the same god
            and casually rejecting Jesus as living God, but talking about Him as a Talmudic
            teacher. They branded millions of Catholics as lesser Jews. They reminded that
            “The permanence of Israel is to be perceived as an “historic fact and a sign to
            be interpreted within God’s design.” They said that Judaism is not to be
            considered simply as another religion; the Jews are instead our “elder
            brothers” (Saint Pope John Paul II), our “fathers in faith.”

          • John Brown

            part 2
            The authors of this documents at the very least ignored
            Christ’s words “And call no man your father upon the earth: for one is your Father, which is in heaven.” I have no doubts that this hastily and poorly written document was published by the Vatican two months after the Russians coming to the Middle East with one aim, to place on the millions of deceived papists an unduly burden to defend “The permanence of Israel” as a part of “God’s design,” And how exactly should we count Jesus’ promise “You see all of
            these things, do you not? Truly I say unto you, there shall not be left here one stone upon another, that shall not be thrown down” into this “design of the permanence of Israel?”
            If Jews are the “fathers in faith” of Catholics, then the Catholics must be the “children in faith” of Jews. For the Vatican to dedicate millions of Catholics from the “children of God” into the “children of Jews” is a riot.
            This however explains why the Catholics inside the US military are eager to attack Orthodox Christians in the Middle East and Russia while fighting for the geo-political interests of Israel. It also illustrates my thesis made elsewhere, that Christianity exists as long as Russia exists.
            http://www.vatican.va/roman_curia/pontifical_councils/chrstuni/relations-jews-docs/rc_pc_chrstuni_doc_20151210_ebraismo-nostra-aetate_en.html

          • Brad Isherwood

            Look Buddy…..I’m not for Israhell…….Am not F’ ing Mossad!.
            Your previous posts were first insults then content.
            I understand you think Zionist Talmudic Snake worshipper Jews rule the world. ..

            I don’t. …

            Until evidence emerges the Vatican and Jesuits packed it in,…along with the Money
            From the Old World.

            The Jewish Religion is 100% fake. …all their books and make believe Bed time story Heroes.
            The Noah Flood story was stolen from the Babylonian back to Sumer Mesopotamia.
            The Epic of Gilgamesh and the Flood.
            Jews stole lots of extant mythology during captivity in Babylon. ..where they cobbled
            Together their BS books.
            The Book of Isaiah is 4 writers covering possibly 200 years. .
            The prophecies are complete BS.
            Roman Caesars created the New Testament – Caesars Messiah by Joseph Atwil
            If regular people truly knew the con run for 2000 years…….they’d riot.

          • John Brown

            I just gave you evidence of the quality that is admissible in court. People get life in prison or hang with such evidence. I have a lot more like it. You present no credible evidence at all. Prove what you say! Lets see your good works or any good that proves what you say. Good works are best seen in the light of day for everyone to see, only evil has to be done in darkness. Why don’t you show it if you have it? Because you have nothing. If you are really not a Mossad disinfo expert then as your masters the Jewish race say, “you are just a hopeless stupid animal beast Goyim whose only purpose is to be a slave of you racist supremacist Jewish masters.
            To all Goyims on this board, if you don’t already, I suggest you study
            the Jewish Press – the ones based in Israel – in order to get a full
            understanding of what they routinely plan in respect to the Stupid Goyim. Don’t
            take my word for it, see for yourself. Nothing beats the confession.

            It is where I get almost all my info. You’ll usually see them admitting things

            that would never make it into the American or Western media, and if you’re not
            up on the Zionist, Jewish, racist, supremacist, empire, their rantings of

            hatred and racism against all Goyim and bragging of their murdering millions
            and millions of Goyim and their total control of countries like the USA,
            Britain France, German etc. in their global empire it can be quite enlightening, indeed.

            https://uploads.disquscdn.com/images/65272ba33698043a57e8677e4dfb9b290550d79a0d39a7be6eeff14a12a9f86e.jpg
            https://uploads.disquscdn.com/images/7120849308ae2298be81cbef4e25b90007dc3fdf5690a39286c4afa50e07f777.jpg

          • John Brown

            Brad Israelwood, who cares about The Epic of Gilgamesh and the Flood? We care about what is going on in the world today. Yes I know they are a satanic cult. Understanding how cults operate is more important then what ever crap they are shoveling Like I said you spread Mossad talking points and dis-info to confuse and break up resistance whether you realize it or not to assist the racist supremacist Jewish agenda of genocide and slavery against the Goyim. Ethiopians are the only real Jews left.
            You have to be able to adapt, overcome, E-Ching, Darwin, Sun Zu or you will be the slave of racist supremacist Jews and their global empire forever.
            Noahide Laws The Sanhedrin and the Gentile Servants of Israel
            http://goyimgazette.com/noahide-laws-the-sanhedrin-gentile-servants-of-israel/
            We all have a choice: be killed, or accept the great privilege of being a willing servant of the Jews.
            The Truth about the Talmud A Documented Exposé of Jewish racist Hate Literature
            By Michael Hoffman, foremost scholar of Judaism in the English-speaking world Introduction.
            The Talmud is Judaism’s holiest book (actually a collection of books). Its authority takes precedence over the Old Testament in Judaism. Evidence of this may be found in the Talmud itself, Erubin 21b (Soncino edition): “My son, be more careful in the observance of the words of the Scribes than in the words of the Torah (Old Testament).”
            The supremacy of the Talmud over the Bible in the Israeli state may
            also be seen in the case of the black Ethiopian Jews. Ethiopians are
            very knowledgeable of the Old Testament. However, their religion is so
            ancient it pre-dates the Scribes’ Talmud, of which the Ethiopians have
            no knowledge. According to the N.Y. Times of Sept. 29, 1992, p.4:
            “The problem is that Ethiopian Jewish tradition goes no further than
            the Bible or Torah; the later Talmud and other commentaries that form
            the basis of modern traditions never came their way.”
            Because they are not traffickers in Talmudic tradition, the black Ethiopian Jews are discriminated against and have been forbidden by the Zionists to perform marriages, funerals and other services in the Israeli state.

        • tigbear

          They also created SDF and YPG, but many South Fronters don’t care, and some, even those who say they support Assad, actually SUPPORT SDF and YPG.

          This is how Israel gets away with what it does. The goyim are not keeping up. They allow themselves to be manipulated by Zionists, even the ones who say they are aware.

          https://sarahabed.com/2017/03/08/empire-uses-kurds-as-pawns-in-its-imperial-pursuits-in-syria/

          • tigbear

            SDF is more of a threat to Syria’s sovereignty than IS.

            People need to move on. Islamic State is being used as a distraction. Islamic State is being portrayed as the bad guys and SDF as the good guys.

            You even tell me that ISIS is fake and was created by Israel. And yet, you fall into the classic trap of thinking they are the bad guys and Assad’s whole purpose is to root them out. That is, you are being manipulated by the Israelis. This is what the Israelis want people everywhere to think. Everyone hates ISIS and talks about ISIS 24 hours. That was their PURPOSE.

          • tigbear

            If people could take their head out of their asses for a minute, they would see through this ruse of the Israelis, and focus LESS on ISIS, and more on SDF and YPG. ISIS is being used as a distraction to take attention away from SDF.

            You see all the Zionists talking up SDF and saying how Assad should protect them, and so on?

            The Zionists are manipulating people, even here on South Front. The goyim keep falling for the Zionists’ tricks. Smart wolf; dumb sheep.

          • tigbear

            People see that ISIS is supported by Israel. Any fool knows that. But what most people don’t notice is that SDF is being supported by Israel too.

            Either they’re neutral on SDF or they support SDF in fighting the “bad guys”.

            Israel doesn’t care whether ISIS are seen as the bad guys, even though they’re supporting them. Israelis have even taken part in an atrocity video or two, showing “ISIS” beheading someone.

          • tigbear

            Sure, there are real ISIS militants, AKA useful idiots; however, without Israel, there wouldn’t be an ISIS in the first place. Israel created ISIS, stuck an Israeli at the head of it, and Mossad agents spent a long time recruiting ISIS militants in foreign countries, posing as ISIS members themselves.

            This is how they created Al Qaeda too:

            Read: http://nswcnna.blogspot.kr/2004/07/mossad-agents-killing-oz-tourists-steal.html

            Mossad agents Killing Oz Tourists Steal their Identity to use in terror opps

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            tigbear
            From my side. any type of Armed Group not authorized by the Syrian Government is an unlawful organization and a “Terror Group” including SDF or whatever name.

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            tigbear
            “…many South Fronters don’t care…”

            That’s because many posters there are paid trolls, steering opinions in a particular direction.

  • Rodney Loder

    Israel has been marginalised since 2011, when Arab Spring was about installing a BH control of Egypt that would enable israel to capitalise on the situation and take back the Sinai maybe even ownership of the Suez Canal too, that failed due to Sisi, but it was very close, the BH has learned same as my Brother Salafis in Afghanistan if you give it away because of a big headed garbage principle it won’t come back in the same condition if at all, now the West hasn’t got any auxiliaries in the ME except Kurds (weak as) Sisi won’t volunteer Egyptians as sheep to be slaughtered, that’s how he locked up that mad man Morsi (arrested 3 years 4 months ago), who will forget his last public seech, being elbowed by a smirking clown in Clerics clothes as he asked Egyptian boys to go murder rape and pillage in Syria, beats me why the both of them are still alive.
    However the situation now is, KSA that really always had to be above politics as Guardians of the Holy Precincts were forced to step into the breach as Western ground forces, or employ mercenaries which al-Qa’ed has become demanding more pay with less risk, al-Nurash are the exception because they are locked in to old commitments.
    The Syrian Conflict can become the Syrian Failed Revolution, in which Assad could be a new Pan Arab Ba’athists Party luminary, I am Salafist but I know for sure Allah doesn’t want everybody.

  • Jesus

    Mc Cain has been diagnosed with malignant brain tumor.

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      Jesus
      McCain is long past his sell by date and his cancer will make no difference as there is an army of younger Neoconservatives waiting to take over.

      The days of the Russian Federation are numbered, it will taken over and then looted and plundered by the Khazars who did that to both the Russian Empire and the USSR.

    • goingbrokes

      McCain has always had a malignant tumour – about the size of the brain itself!

  • More

    This article is nonsense garbled up.

    The US – Russia dispute is about control of Eastern Europe and Syria in the Neoconservative Geopolitical War to destroy the Russian Federation

    Russia will always lose against the Neoconservatives because of the way Putin operates:
    Do nothing
    Do it very slowly
    Wait and see what happens

    Neoconservatives (predominantly of Khazar background) now control the land corridor from the Baltics through Poland and Ukraine to the Black Sea along with new LNG Terminals ready in Poland and Lithuania.

    These terminals will supply Gas to the EU including Germany.

    https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2017-04-27/u-s-lng-expands-to-eastern-europe-as-poland-avoids-russian-gas

    Both Ukraine and Poland will keep increasing their transit fees for Russian oil and gas to allow LNG and Oil from US, Arab and other countries to compete in the EU.

    Whichever way Putin tries, the new US Iran Style Sanctions will damage the Russian economy and frustrate Nordstream 2 and maybe Turkstream.

    Tillerson speaking (9 July 2017) at the Global Petroleum Conference in Istanbul Turkey failed to mention Turkstream pipeline and only mentioned:

    Southern Gas Corridor to Turkey and EU.
    Eastern Gas Corridor to Cyprus and EU.

    This indicates the US will set out to frustrate Turkstream in the same way as Nordstream 2.

    Eventually Russia will be starved of export income from oil and gas to the EU and Turkey and after a sustained period the Russian Federation will become ripe for a takeover by the Neoconservatives so it can be looted and plundered.

    Syria:
    Putin fears both the Iran, Iraq, Syria to Cyprus and EU pipeline as well as the Saudi Arab pipeline through Syria to Turkey and EU which is the reason why Syria is kept destabilized..

    Iran shares the Pars Gas field which is the largest in the world and will build its own pipeline to Turkey and take away Russia’s 2nd largest oil and gas customer.

    Total just announced a US$1 Billion towards development of the South Pars gas field.

    http://oilprice.com/Latest-Energy-News/World-News/Total-Ready-To-Bet-1B-On-Iranian-Gas-Field.html

    If Russia manages to build Turkstream, the competition with Iran will cause a severe price drop and both countries will make minimum profits.

    However Turkey will make money and feed the EU with Iranian gas and compete with supplying Russia’s No 1 customer, the EU.

    • MeThinks

      NeoCon got ZERO success rate

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        MeThinks
        “…ZERO success rate…”

        Its all about MeThinks, in You, You, You… got the zero success rate.

  • Terra Cotta Woolpuller

    Wish everybody would stop using American to describe someone from the US it is such an ambiguous term since all of the western hemisphere is termed as the Americas. Just a heads up America is not a country but a land mass spanning from north to south poles.

  • Balázs Jávorszky

    What’s this “Syrian Shia formations controlled by Iran”, and “Pro-Iran” forces? Why someone use the BS of the USA in an analysis? Even himself acknowledged that the US bombed the SAA and not some “Syrian Shia formations”.

  • abel_kotze

    Excellent analysis except for the fact that al-Nusra Front re-branded as Hayat Tahrir al-Sham (HTS) and has been removed from terror lists in the US and Canada, now getting full diplomatic, financial and military support!

  • Great! …. Thanks.

  • More

    Headline:
    “…DAMASCUS BEHIND THE KREMLIN WALL…”

    Much of this article is nonsense relating to for example “Shamefaced” Washington” and “Collapse of the Arab Union”, etc.

    The important part in this article is the Partition of Syria referred to as “Sovereign Zones”.

    Putin – Russia have implemented the Oded Yinon Plan in Syria on behalf of Netanyahu – Israel whom Putin considers to be best friends of Russia.

    Putin – Russia is allowing US occupation and defacto Partition of North, North East and East of Syria because it prevents the Iran – Iraq – Syria to Cyprus – EU Oil and Gas Pipeline which is a Geopolitical threat to Putin – Russia.

    Putin – Russia has also allowed the defacto Partition in South West Syria of Golan to Israel and South and South East to the USA because Putin – Russia apart from being Militarily weak are also feeble.

    Putin – Russia has also allowed the defacto Partition in North West and North Syria to be Partitioned by Putin – Russia to Turkey because Putin is desperate to build the Turkstream pipeline to Turkey.

    Meanwhile the Syrian Military flounder around Syria fighting the same battles over and over which earns Putin – Russia US$ Billions in Arms Sales which has to be paid for by Iran in hard US$s.