US-backed Forces Prepare For Launching New Operation Against ISIS In Eastern Syria

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US-backed Forces Prepare For Launching New Operation Against ISIS In Eastern Syria

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On April 28, the US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) redeployed many of its units from the Omar oil fields in the southeastern Deir Ezzor countryside to its positions around the ISIS-held town of Hajin, according to a report by the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR).

The SOHR said that the redeployment of these units is a part of the ongoing preparations of the SDF and the US-led coalition for launching a joint military operation against the remaining positions of ISIS on the eastern bank of the Euphrates River.

Local observers believe that more than 1,000 fighters and commanders of ISIS are currently stationed in Hajin and several other villages along the eastern bank of the Euphrates. Previous battles around Hajin have shown that these besieged fighters are well-armed and willing to fight.

During the last few weeks, several US officials, including US Secretary of Defense James N. Mattis, have said that the US-led coalition and its Syrian allies are preparing to resume their campaign against ISIS in eastern Syria.

The Kurdish-dominated SDF has not conducted active operations against ISIS since the beginning of the Turkish attack on the Afrin area on January 20. According to experts, this has allowed the terrorist organization to reorganize its forces in eastern Syria, which will make any new operation more complicated.

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  • jerry hamilton

    The American backed forces are going to attack themselves???
    Anyone else have a problem with this?

    • Craig A. Mouldey

      Yes, I have a problem with this charade. ISIS is well armed? Are they making the armaments themselves at their ISIS factory? What utter nonesense. There is no way, zero, that the U.S. has any intention of leaving. What exactly are they really up to now? I do suspect they are going to use the assistance of Israel to attack Iran at some point. Iran is the next target and they don’t care who or how many are killed. It’s a humanitarian mission! Assad the animal kills with non-existent chemical weapons. We kill with bombs. Love bombs. Sorry for the sarcasm.

      • Siegfried

        ” … non-existent chemical weapons”.
        What? Don’t you believe Theresa May and BORIS Johnson ? :)))
        …..BTW, let’s bet that the Brits will find Saddam’s WMD’s.. They are , of course , by the IRANIANS .. ;)

        [I only try to prepare you for the shock, we don’t wanna lose you because of a heart-arrest, when you’ll see that f*king British witch saying this on BBC :)))))) ]

        • Craig A. Mouldey

          Surprisingly perhaps, but no, I don’t believe a word coming out of the mouth of either May or BOJO the clown. We are surrounded by lies and deceit. They can and will blow up a building or ship or pull off whatever stunt and just blame it on whoever is the current target. No proof or truth is required.

          • TiredOfBsToo

            True there. One can see examples of this such as 9/11, USS Liberty etc. I thought I’d mention this as the US and UK are the two cheeks of the same a*shole. There’s no low against their own people they are not willing to go to for their geopolitical aims. Another example would be the kidnapped Skripals. Normally, surviving victims always manage to hold live news conferences before the world’s journalists. The Skripals become the first exception to this normal human behavior that I’m aware of. It’s interesting to note that their symptoms were also that of being drugged while dining out, rather than being hit with a nerve agent, and subsequently being whisked away by British Intelligence never to be seen alive again. The Skripal case seems to be dying down now, I expect they are both dead having served the geopolitical cause of the two cheeks.

          • Craig A. Mouldey

            You haven’t said anything I can disagree with. Nothing but lies and deception, but the lies seem so obvious, it’s a wonder anybody believes it. Was it Hitler who said that if a big enough lie is repeated over and over, eventually everyone will come to believe it? That is what they do with everything.
            The Skripal’s may be dead. If it was a nerve agent they would have died. So, where are they? That caper has served it’s purpose I guess. Further demonizing Russia and connecting them with chemical weapons. Then, days later, a faked gas attack in Syria.
            People really need to stop making excuses for Trump. For all his major promises of peace and cooperation he has gone in the exact opposite direction. I don’t believe there is any way peace in Korea will be allowed. And U.S. troops are not leaving Syria ever. Not willingly. The only way there will not be a very major and deadly war is if Russia surrenders to the imperial power. It is looking pretty grim from what I can see.

          • TiredOfBsToo

            The lie comment was one of Hitler’s generals I believe. As for looking grim, indeed it is, for Putin has stated that he does not see a world without Russia, and the US is governed by unelected Deep State psychopaths, which makes voting in the US a joke. Most elected persons to US government leadership, bow before the Deep State, which is why the policy of murder around the world continues unabated. GRIM INDEED!!!!

      • klove and light

        stay cool brother…everything is going just right ins syria.For the SAA and its allies.
        1. There is NO ARMY in the east of syria.The SDF/YPG is not an army.The us/french/uk special forces is not an army.Wait till SAA and allies have freed the imporatant cities and towns of takfiri terrorist scum eg. Damaskus(still ongoing operation, then Daraa (upcoming operation)…. The usa knows that, their generals know that..they cannot hold on to east syria without an army.And no country in the world wants to send soldiers there on a massive scale(army not special forces) be it eg. european countriey, the usa or (whats ridiculous) saudis or Qatar.There are only 2 armies right now in Syria.The SAA and the Turlish army.You saw what happened when an army confronts the SDF/YPG like in Afrin.2 weeks..game over.It was ridiculous to me all the bs news (including southfront) of how the kurds will fight back the invaders..make it the turkish graveyrad etc…. ALL BS.The turks have an army…the SDF/YPG is a terror organization..they are as far away of being an army as mike tyson winning the heavyweight championship of boxing in 2018.
        2. IRAN.PERSIA…..
        They (usa-israel) cannot attack iran without nuclear weapons.A conventional war with iran..would make israel literally fall into the sea…would see the utmost destruction of all us bases in the middle east and the total collapse of oil and gas production in saudi arabia,qatar,bahrain,emirates.Please dont forget the size of Iran.Even with nukes..What I´m trying to say is that even when attacked with nukes, iran can still fire away with its missle arsenal..once they do that..the above mentioned is the outcome.Israels cities would be tottaly destroyed be it tel aviv,, el-ad etc..their ports, airports…you see israel is tiny..which means for example take out tel aviv airport and 95% of international travel to and from israel is blocked.They even clossed it throgh the gaza conflict because of the tiny mediocare rockets of hamas.
        And by the way..a nuclear attack on iran would have the direct consequence of nuclear confrontation with russia.Putin saud it in this over and over again.You attack us or on of our allies(well who ight that be iran?) with nuclear weapons, we will strike back nuclear.
        And so the decision to atacck Iran with conventional weapons may sound sey in the media, but belive me the generals and admirals in the us military are saying please dont.The us7nato israel cannot win a conventional war with IRAN by a long shot.
        And attacking nuclear would mean to be attacked back by RUSSIA with nukes.

        So what are the plans of these maniac assholes(us.nato.israel)???
        They wanna get stooges to fight for them.They want saudi arabia,emirates to have war with iran.sound familiar….1980´s for 9 years..war between IRAN-IRAQ..
        Only this time they will try to make this war go nuclear on IRAN.Thats why the us is going to tear apart the JCOP , so that as soon as iran starts with nuclear proliferation again….the saudis will do as they are told and said already that they are going to do.Go nuclear.Salman said it numerous times already.
        So in short.The asshole(nato,us,zionist other fuckos) want saudi arabia to attack iran with nukes.thats their plan now.As mentioned before ..the usa and israel cannot afford direct confrontation.They need a stooge.Saudi Arabia.

        • Rizzzzzzz

          1 .Well .Dor starterd SAA will try in beginning or test the resolve of U.S. and kurdish forces in east but if and when/until U.S. responds with airstrikes SAA is unlikely too push back and fight anyfurther. So even tho kurds are not a real army they are well equipped and backed by advanced air power from multiple countries. And kurds aeent terrorist .Thats propaganda .Turkey is the real terrorist(sponsor) kurds are just fools and on wrong side of history and are solely for their own self interests. 3 .If israel and Iran went to fullscale war allsides may loose or draw . Irans missles tho abundant in quantity and powerful arent the best and American would have to no choice but to intervene and may devastate Irans infrastructure economy military but would not invade. If they did they would suffer to many unsustainable casulties and resources . American in long bloody run could win and occupy but a insurgent to big would also be too bloody and no win for US . And regimes military would survive. So it unlikely. And russia and iran are not real allies or atleast russian would not risk qar yetalone nuke war over iran

        • Craig A. Mouldey

          No doubt they will continue to use their proxies. However, I’ve read that they have a sizeable force in Jordan just waiting, not to mention the bases they are beefing up inside Syria itself.
          Israel doesn’t seem to concerned with the fire power of Iran because now they are and will continue making bombing runs against Iranian targets inside Syria. Sooner or later this is all going to blow up. What has been going on over there, with one country after another being destroyed and overthrown is part of a long term neocon plan. They have no intention of stopping. This is a very dangerous game being played by very evil people.

    • Smaug

      Yeah, your dillusional.

      • Siegfried

        How’s the weather in Petach-Tikva, Shlomo-boy ?

        • Merijn

          Can I put Smaug on me shitlist too? It’s gettin’ pretty long….in me search for infiltrationists

          • You can call me Al

            Am I on it ?.

          • Merijn

            No… your me brother that I can call Al…

          • You can call me Al

            Cheers mate…..especially on a Saturday night.

          • nshah

            me too..!

      • jerry hamilton

        Thanks. You’ve just reminded me to block you.

      • You can call me Al

        But you are a total twat, now F.O.

      • Nod

        He is delusional about what? Science being science eh dimwit?

        If you want to be taken seriously, learn to spell, and then learn to think logically. Oh, and stop drinking fluoride.

    • Merijn

      Well.. if they actually really attacked and destroyed their own Headchopping ISIS Mercenaries…I would not have any problem with that… The problem lies more in the fact, that they are not going to attack ISIS, but are going to relocate them for the defense of the Omar Oil Fields or somethin’ like that…because they already know shit is appearing on the Horizon…

      • jerry hamilton

        Exactly.

      • Pave Way IV

        CENTCOM is already building another large US base in the Omar Oilfield and reportedly already has hundreds of US troops there. They’ve been trucking tons of construction materials and equipment to al Omar from Raqqa in the last few weeks. Sorry, Raqqa civilians. Rebuilding will have to wait – security of the Kurdish oil theft booty takes priority.

        They have to rush because the CENTCOM-protected ISIS pockets scheme (no progress against ISIS in almost six months) is quickly falling apart. The US only considered the utility of this scheme against Syrian forces and their allies attacking from the west. They didn’t expect Iraq to be so pissed off about the US-created ISIS safe zones in Syria, nor did the US expect the 4+1 to start killing ISIS on the Syrian side of the border. The US/SDF expected to control the Syrian-Iraqi border as war booty, and now Syria and Iraq have just ruined the plan. How inconsiderate of them!

        The 4+1 coalition (Iraq, Iran, Russia, Syria + Hezbollah) unexpectedly bombed an ISIS HQ in their CENTCOM-protected Hajin lair on the 20th. No telling how many western intel operatives were inside the three-story building when the Iraqi Air Force dropped it. The message to CENTCOM was clear: the 4+1 coalition is on to your ISIS scheme, and intends to shut it down.

        So CENTCOM is frantically building Fort Omar to defend ‘their’ oilfield from Syria on the west and Iraq on the east. At the same time, they are creating the impression in the MSM that the SDF is gearing up for a battle against ISIS – at least in the Hajin to al Bukamal strip on the east side of the Euphrates. Now CENTCOM has to figure out where to evacuate the 5,000+ ISIS head-choppers it had stationed there. It can’t stuff them all in Fort Omar. It can’t give them a shave, new uniform and CENTCOM ‘border forces’ paycheck – too obvious. And the 4+1 will kill them all if the US evacuates them to the east pocket.

        Sounds like a good time for the US to kick off the war against Iran, Shia militias and Hezbollah with a false flag. No chemicals necessary – just drop a few mortars in Fort Omar and blame it on them. Bolton will easily exchange a few dead US soldiers for his (((war against Iran))).

        • Merijn

          The Alliance of Iraq, Iran, Russia, Syria & Hezbollah (China?) is exactly what I hoped for a couple of months ago… All I can do is wish the U.S. good luck in their efforts… they have been rather clumsy in their behaviour last years. I have my doubts they will succeed this time… never underestimate your Opponent is my advise in this and these Opponents are quite formidable… Panical behaviour to save some Oil-Wells isn’t the right way to start a War I think…and I’m curious where they will get their New Mercenaries from this time… The Russians are waiting for them to move ISIS into positions close to U.S. Backed forces & Encampments to once again make a statement… it will make sum fine Satellite-Images.. America is in the Middle of the Hornet’s Nest… it only can go wrong…unless they are out for a Nuclear Solution to this issue

    • v76

      Amazes me merika thinks anyone buys this.

      • jerry hamilton

        Some Americans are very patriotic. Some even believe that Arabs did 911.

  • BMWA1

    Lights! Camera! Action!

    • Siegfried

      Stooop!… Ben-Hur is missing…
      Ah sorry, he’s here, Mr- Smaug arrived to work, as “never-ending victim of the Antisemitism” ;)..

      • You can call me Al

        LOL

        Pity his hooked nose is stuck up his arse.

  • oldenyoung

    keep the air defenses active towards the euphrates…dont see why the SDF would be interested in helping the US anymore…cant trust any of them..

  • Siegfried

    “..against ISIS” , of course.
    Now WTF ? .. What fairy-tail is this again? … Are the Americans shooting on their own “noble Allies” ? :)))))))

    https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DbAxy4DU8AAhk9b.jpg

    And one day, when the greedy Camel-dvng in Riyadh thinks that the Russian & CHINESE GOLD looks much better than the US-dollar, by trading their OI, …. well, let me guess that the USA will bomb Riyadh…. to endorse the WOMEN-RIGHTS there, of course (what else ?? Everything for Democracy, who was talking here about OIL? ….;)…
    And Theresa May will suddenly find out that the Rhyad-Camel-sh*t is a ..REGIME ;)

    • Pave Way IV

      Caption for photoshopped image above –

      Al Baghdadi: “As long as your down there, Trump… kiss the Evil Orb to show America’s eternal respect for the al Saud monarchy. You already did it for Nettanyahu and Israel – you should be used to it by now.”

  • Smaug

    Good to see that we’re back on track now that the Kurdo/Turkish situation has stabilized as well as relations with Russia. We may need to send an extra battalion of special forces in if we reslly want to end this quick but I don’t know how well that would sit with Russia and the SAA.

    • FlorianGeyer

      US special forces are more used to fighting ‘opponents’ who cannot shoot back these days Smaug but all will be well as the US side will be Blue force and the ‘enemy’ will be red force.

      It would be a lot safer to use blanks in this charade though.

      Body bags returning to the USA are not part of the exercise :)

      • Siegfried

        ?? Maybe is good for the US -DoD => they pay a one-time live-insurance of around 200,000 or 250,000 to the next kin, and don’t have to pay the staff-sergeant- retirement /pension for the next 30-40 years ;)..
        “US-soldiers are __ as Kissinger said__ stvpid pawns used to continue with FORCE that what the usual Politics cannot handle”.
        What the Yanks do now, is what the BRITS did over hundreds of years, as they controlled with only 150,000 soldiers the whole British Empire around the World. The overwhelming MASS of canon-fodder were the LOCAl USEFUL IDY0TS, hired-for -money.
        A COPY/PASTE of the bad British Empire behavior is seen now by the Americans.

        • FlorianGeyer

          Yes , and the occupation of India ( that included Pakistan and Bangladesh then) is just one example. There was the hiccup of the Indian Mutiny though :)

          • You can call me Al

            Not really Florian, we overextended ourselves and it wasn’t due to India despite what Hollywood states.

          • FlorianGeyer

            Yes, I only gave that as one example and there were others during the days of the British Empire. After WW1 and particularly WW2 there was a push for self rule across the Empire. Some nations were worse off with independence due to mafia style politicians and others had a more benign transition to self rule where black and brown faces in power continued the British ‘transfer of wealth’ from the people :) As they had done for millennia of course.

            The Romans and others all had the same problems and long term consequence’s I suppose.

    • Siegfried

      Send your mom, they get so scared when they see her that they run out of the Middle-east.
      And BTW, get TF out of there you scvmbags, go home, and stay there. damn’ Colonial Army.
      Do you REALLY want to be f*cked by the RUSSIANS ??
      Well, play further STVPID, maybe by your luck, you’# remain so.

      • Smaug

        As I expected this site’s resident American Neo-Nazis are freaking out…

        • Siegfried

          Sure, .. and you must be the Jid0w-on-Duty by South-Front.
          BTW tell your Boss Avigdor Lieberman that he may svck my cheney.
          And next time write us from the USA, get TF out of Palestine, you little lazy parasites, blood-svckers.

        • You can call me Al

          As I expected – you are still an inbred troll.

    • Nod

      You need more blood do you yank ? More murders and mayhem on behalf of those who will dissolve your nation into globalism ? More debt so your banker owners can take all your national property as collateral. When they want it.

      While those like you are too stupid to figure it out…

      Poor dull witted fluoridated Americans….
      =============================

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      Over 100 animal studies showing that prolonged exposure to varying levels of fluoride can damage the brain, particularly when coupled with an iodine deficiency, or aluminum excess;

      52 human studies linking moderately high fluoride exposures with reduced intelligence;

      45 animal studies reporting that mice or rats ingesting fluoride have an impaired capacity to learn and/or remember;

      12 studies (7 human, 5 animal) linking fluoride with neurobehavioral deficits (e.g., impaired visual-spatial organization);

      3 human studies linking fluoride exposure with impaired fetal brain development.
      Based on this accumulating body of research, several prestigious reviews — including a report authored by the U.S. National Research Council, a meta-analysis published by a team of Harvard scientists, a review published in The Lancet, and a 2017 U.S.-funded 12-year study that found a link between fluoride in the urine of pregnant women and lower measures of intelligence in their children — have raised red flags about the potential for low levels of fluoride to harm brain development in some members of the population.

      • Smaug

        Don’t call a person a yank when your dialect gives you away. You just want an excuse to say that everyone around is stupid, which is the main reason you troll news sites and why you can’t keep a girlfriend.

        GoodBye.

        • Nod

          truth hurts huh, which is why you babble irrelevant ignorance as knowledge.

          I see you

          “There is a cult of ignorance in the United States, and there has always been. The strain of anti-intellectualism has been a constant thread winding its way through our political and cultural life, nurtured by the false notion that democracy means that ‘my ignorance is just as good as your knowledge.”

          ― Isaac Asimov

          • Smaug

            That’s a confession!

          • Nod

            Save your confessions for the preacher boy…I only tell people they are stupid, when they talk like they are stupid.

            Since you keep putting your opinions on others, and call them as fact, I call that…stupidity.

  • You can call me Al

    We did it, give us the glory, we eliminated ISIS by airlifting them elsewhere……USA, USA, USA

    Wankers

  • northerntruthseeker .

    OK… Here comes another charade.. Both the fraud of “ISIS” and of course the “SDF” forces that will be ‘attacking’ it are controlled by the US…. So what we have here is a pure propaganda stunt in the making and again a massive fraud to sell to the gullible people around the world that the US is in Syria to ‘fight terrorism’…

    Honestly, how gullible and stupid are people that they fall for this crap?

    • goingbrokes

      Less and less people fall for it now – still even a few is too many.

  • gustavo

    Well, at least a good joke, something to laugh about.

  • goingbrokes

    It’s about time you slackers.

  • vincent repins

    those who ain’t got anything to do but scan through posts let me shed some enlightenment too the situation they can seek a bakery position or become a hygienist!!!