Skip to comments.Russian 'SPETSNAZ' commandos on the ground in Syria to crush ISIS as 70,000 refugees flee
Posted on 02/05/2016 12:45:43 PM PST by Trumpinator
Russian 'SPETSNAZ' commandos on the ground in Syria to crush ISIS as 70,000 refugees flee
RUSSIAN 'Spetsnaz' special forces troops have surrounded the Syrian city of Aleppo amid fierce fighting in the besieged city, according to reports.
By Tom Batchelor
PUBLISHED: 00:00, Fri, Feb 5, 2016 | UPDATED: 18:01, Fri, Feb 5, 2016
Commandos sent by the Kremlin are apparently working covertly to support Syrian government forces who say they are close to retaking parts of the city from Islamic State control.
Russian airstrikes have intensified in recent days in a bid to crush ISIS and rival rebel groups that have laid claim to vast swathes of the city since the civil war erupted in 2011.
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I noticed a few days ago for the first time Tweets of Spetz in Syria made public / out in the open. That made me go Hmmmm. I will post a link to my earlier post here.
What I am reading is: Russians plan to have Aleppo fall. Secures rear of forward advance eastward of the Spetz led Assad forces - civilians are told to flee because ISIS land will go through an extermination campaign.
The Russians want to do this before the western / Gulf states move into eastern Syria and divide the country up.
Mullah owebama probably plans to import all 70,000 of those poor refugee women and children to small towns in the western USA.
These are guys that would make any SS unit quiver in their boots in another era.
They are definitely in the top 10 of special forces in the world but their brutality if let off any kind of ROE restrictions or PC considerations would be awe inspiring in any era of human conflict.
I’m not saying that’s good, bad or indifferent. It’s just a statement of fact. Against a horde of internet recruited non-military irregulars they wouldn’t stand the proverbial chance in hell.
Isn’t a shame we have to watch this instead of taking the lead?
You think the SPETSNAZ will follow our rules of engagement? /s
At least one world leader has the guts to wipe out that vermin. War sucks and innocent people will die, but the current U.S. strategy only prolongs the suffering.
Congrats to the U.S. policymakers (Whitehouse, Congress, and Pentagon) for sending the Middle East back into the arms of the Russian Bear. The old Soviet Union couldn’t have asked for better allies.
You know darn well that King Opie isn’t going to be happy that Putin takes his ISIL army out.
This can be a serious setback in his timetable for the New Caliphate.
If you followed the Russian/Syrian campaign since last fall, you can see them methodically building up to retaking Aleppo
I stopped following the war a months ago but could see from the progression that retaking Aleppo would be the jewel in the crown for Assad being able to control central and eastern Syria, not just the western and northwester coastal cities and loc’s
IF Russia is successful here then it may put some steel in the backbone of the Iraqi army and certainly the Kurds
No, I am hearing reports from jihdis that Spetz led Assyrian troops are killing anything inside re-occupied land - man, women, children that stay behind after issuing evacuation warnings and directing the refugees to Turkey. Refugees composed or elderly, women and children but few fighting age men.
Without any proof, I’ve been quite sure both Spetznaz and mercenaries have been very involved in Syria since the Russians entered the fray, months ago.
Russia is no less able to play the wests: no boots on the ground game.
I am a USAian, love USA, support USA military, but USA is headed for a great big fall...
All her enemies are just waiting to hit, at the same time; externally and internally. There are so many USAians who continue to image that USA is invincible; they will be the last to know... the very last.
Hate to say, but best of luck to the Sov, er, Russkis.
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