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  • **Pittsburgh Antifa Tweets Warning To Trump: “We Are Armed..."

    11/24/2020 9:10:34 AM PST · by AggregateThreat · 96 replies
    Here is a really bad idea...
  • The high death toll of Turkish mercenaries in the battles of Nagorny Karabakh (Azerbaijan)

    10/04/2020 6:18:16 AM PDT · by Texas Fossil · 17 replies
    Sky News Arabia - Abu Dhabi ^ | 12 hours ago (10/3/2020) | Syrian Observatory for Human Rights
    The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights announced, on Sunday, that the death toll from the Syrian mercenaries sent by Turkey to the battles of Azerbaijan and Armenia against the backdrop of the Nagorno Karabakh crisis has increased. The Syrian mercenaries, along with the Azeri forces, are taking part in the fighting that raged a week ago against the regional forces and Armenia, after they were brought in by Ankara, Baku's ally in the conflict. The Syrian Observatory said that the new death toll from mercenaries reached 72 dead. And a previous toll published by the observatory, on Saturday, had reported...
  • Carlos Osweda (Alias) Reveals Venezuelan Plot is fake news (TOY WEAPONS)

    05/06/2020 5:15:43 AM PDT · by Caipirabob · 17 replies
    Twitter ^ | 05/07/2020 | Carlos Osweda (AKA)
    Carlos Osweda (An Alias for a well known citizen journalist) has written a great thread on revealing the recent Venezuelan plot where American veterans were captured in an attempt to discredit President Trump. Carlos is an exceptionally observant student on the behavior of leftist monsters and methods. He reveals yet another ongoing fraud here:
  • Ex-Green Beret claims he led foiled raid into Venezuela

    05/03/2020 9:48:55 PM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 46 replies
    AP ^ | 05 04 2020 | JOSHUA GOODMAN and SCOTT SMITH
    A former Green Beret has taken responsibility for what he claimed was a failed attack Sunday aimed at overthrowing Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro and that the socialist government said ended with eight dead. Jordan Goudreau’s comments in an interview with an exiled Venezuelan journalist capped a bizarre day that started with reports of a pre-dawn amphibious raid near the South American country’s heavily guarded capital. An AP investigation published Friday found that Goudreau had been working with a retired Venezuelan army general now facing U.S. narcotics charges to train dozens of deserting Venezuelan soldiers at secret camps inside neighboring Colombia....
  • Turkish-backed mercenaries in Libya increase to more than 1,250 after the arrival of more than 250 fighters. 2,000 more prepare to move

    01/14/2020 6:45:45 PM PST · by Texas Fossil · 38 replies
    The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights learned that some 260 fighters including a captain of Turkish-backed factions, went to Libya last night to fight alongside the Turkish-backed Government of National Accord forces, sources confirmed that the fighters are all from the “al-Sham Corps” faction, and mostly from Homs city, also 300 fighters of “al-Sham Corps” are being prepared to be transferred after several days to Libya. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitored on the 5th of January 2019 that SOHR sources documented the killing of the first Syrian fighter of those sent by Turkey to Libya, in the ongoing...
  • Trump Brags About Serving Up American Troops to Saudi Arabia for Nothing More Than Cash

    01/11/2020 11:33:45 PM PST · by steveben · 55 replies
    Rolling Stone ^ | 11/01/2020 | Peter Wade
    During President Donald Trump’s interview with Fox News’ Laura Ingraham on Friday, the president spoke about his positive relationship with Saudi Arabia, including how the country is paying to use American troops. Conservative Rep. Justin Amash (I-Mich.), who until recently was a Republican, responded to Trump’s remarks in a tweet, saying, “He sells troops.” “Saudi Arabia is paying us for [our troops]. We have a very good relationship with Saudi Arabia,” Trump said. “I said, listen, you’re a very rich country. You want more troops? I’m going to send them to you, but you’ve got to pay us. They’re paying...
  • Iran: The Supreme Leader Fear in Face of Growing Unrest

    04/17/2019 1:48:57 AM PDT · by hassan.mahmoud · 9 replies ^ | Apr.17,2019 | Hassan Mahmoudi
    Demonstrations by angry people in flood-affected areas of Iran are on the rise, according to a statement by the National Council of Resistance of Iran, which highlights the call by Maryam Rajavi, president of the NCRI, for army and IRGC facilities to be made available to the population to save victims of the floods. The statement refers to the demonstration of angry people in Malashiyeh, a suburb of Ahvaz, Khuzestan province, against the presence of a Revolutionary Guard Commander (IRGC), Mohammad Reza Naghdi, in the region. The people affected by the floods shouted: “Get out! Ahvaz will remain free,” forcing...
  • Priests Systematically Brainwashed

    12/30/2019 2:31:26 AM PST · by JosephJames · 33 replies
    Spiritual Food Blogspot ^ | December 15, 2019 | Rev. Joseph Dwight
    This article offers an idea of how the priests of the diocese of Perugia, Italy have been indoctrinated during this past year, led by Cardinal Gualtiero Bassetti, the president of the CEI, the Episcopal Italian Conference. But there are many indications that the formation of the priests today in the whole world is similar to what the priests of Perugia are undergoing in a way that seems all good, in particular to the many priests who pray very little and do not study anymore the Divine Revelation explained by the authentic documents of the Catholic Church. (Note: When pasting this...
  • Report: Anti-Trump Saudi Prince Alwaleed Hung Upside Down

    11/23/2017 8:35:18 PM PST · by Beave Meister · 53 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | 11/23/2017 | Jim Hoft
    “Dopey” Prince Alaweed Was Warned — Now He Sits In Prison In December 2015 Saudi Prince Alwaleed bin Talal slammed Donald Trump for proposing a ban on Muslim immigrants in the US after the San Bernardino attacks. Donald Trump hit the “dopey prince” back twice as hard. "Detained members of Saudi elite have been hung by their feet and beaten by interrogates, source says. Among those hung upside down are Prince Alwaleed bin Talal, an investor worth at least $7 billion who is being held at Riyadh’s Ritz Carlton. Saudi princes and billionaire businessmen arrested in a power grab earlier...
  • Identified: more than 300 Wagner PMC mercenaries who took part in a botched offensive at Deir-Ez-Zor

    07/11/2019 9:47:00 PM PDT · by Beave Meister · 14 replies
    In this feature, InformNapalm volunteer intelligence community publishes unique intelligence information about 300 + 1 “Spartans” from among mercenaries of the Russian intelligence unit, known as PMC Wagner. In February 2018, this group made an attempt to advance on an oilfield near Deir-Ez-Zor held by Kurdish and American forces and was hit by a massive airstrike. All the data has been collected and analyzed by IHTAMNET M-2090 team, it was handed over to InformNapalm for publication on exclusive basis. According to the project activists, 301 mercenaries, whose data are indicated in this investigation, took part in the attack in the...
  • They Fooled You About The Mueller Investigation

    03/25/2019 4:22:17 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 11 replies
    Youtube ^ | 03/23/19 | Thomas Wictor
    You expected an outcome that was never in the cards.

    02/05/2019 7:18:53 AM PST · by Roman_War_Criminal · 25 replies
    JPost ^ | 2/5/19 | Reuters
    The last contact Grigoriy Gancherov and his wife had with their son, a Russian private military contractor fighting in Syria, was on Feb. 4 last year. The father subsequently learned from a friend and fellow fighter of Sergei's that the 25-year-old had died several days later in a major battle against U.S.-led forces in the Deir al-Zor region. It was not until mid-April that he received formal notification of his son's death and the body was returned, accompanied by a death certificate stating he died on March 7 on the other side of Syria. Gancherov's account is one of half...
  • Trump wanted to publicly acknowledge U.S. forces killed Russian mercenaries but NSC staff disagreed

    09/14/2018 10:02:45 AM PDT · by SleeperCatcher · 11 replies
    Great Power War ^ | 9/14/18 | USA Features
    President Trump reportedly wanted to immediately and publicly acknowledge that U.S.-led forces engaged Russian mercenaries in Syria earlier this year, killing hundreds of them, but senior National Security Council staff, led then by H.R. McMaster, intervened, saying it would be unnecessarily antagonizing to Moscow. The president is said to have wanted White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders to immediately acknowledged and “take credit” for fending off the Russian mercenaries.
  • Officials worry Trump may back Erik Prince plan to privatize war in Afghanistan

    08/17/2018 12:04:37 PM PDT · by Behind the Blue Wall · 34 replies
    NBC "News" ^ | Aug.17, 2018 | Carol E. Lee, Courtney Kube and Josh Lederman
    WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump is increasingly venting frustration to his national security team about the U.S. strategy in Afghanistan and showing renewed interest in a proposal by Blackwater founder Erik Prince to privatize the war, current and former senior administration officials said. Prince's idea, which first surfaced last year during the president's Afghanistan strategy review, envisions replacing troops with private military contractors who would work for a special U.S. envoy for the war who would report directly to the president. It has raised ethical and security concerns among senior military officials, key lawmakers and members of Trump's national security...
  • An Afghan ‘Viceroy?’ Blackwater founder pushes new plan to ‘privatize’ war

    08/20/2018 6:40:22 AM PDT · by SleeperCatcher · 26 replies
    Great Power War ^ | 8/20/18 | USAFeatures
    The founder of the Blackwater private security firm and brother of Education Secretary Betsy DeVos is pitching a risky plan to “privatize” the war in Afghanistan, and officials are increasingly worried that POTUS Donald Trump will embrace the plan. After 17-odd years, and following surges and withdrawals — and surges and withdrawals — of U.S. troops through the years, Blackwater founder Erik Prince says the president is “frustrated” by the lack of progress to date, even as he’s given the Pentagon what it has requested to ‘win’ the war there. As such, he has been shopping a new operation to...
  • Italian police arrest pro-Russian recruiters for Ukraine War

    08/04/2018 9:08:19 AM PDT · by CondoleezzaProtege · 3 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Aug 1, 2018
    ROME (AP) — Italian police say they have arrested three men accused of recruiting mercenary fighters to take part in the Russian-backed insurgency in eastern Ukraine. Three more people are being sought. In a statement Wednesday, carabinieri police said they searched the homes of another seven people as part of the investigation into the Italian-Ukrainian recruitment network. Some of the suspects had ties with a commander of a neo-Nazi paramilitary unit called “Rusich,” which operates in the Ukrainian Donbass region. The four-year Russian-backed insurgency in eastern Ukraine has killed more than 10,000 people. Police noted that recruiting and paying mercenary...
  • Military veterans to Kremlin: Come clean about mission in Syria

    07/06/2018 2:08:32 PM PDT · by CondoleezzaProtege · 17 replies
    Reuters ^ | July 5, 2018 | Maria Tsvetkova
    - Russian military veterans urged the government on Thursday to acknowledge it sends private military contractors to fight in Syria, in a bid to secure financial and medical benefits for the fighters and their families. The statement breaks years of public silence about a secret operation involving thousands of Russian civilians fighting in Syria on the side of President Bashar al-Assad whom Moscow has been helping militarily since September 2015. “For three years already, we have been receiving complaints and appeals from Russian citizens who were injured in Syria and cannot undergo medical treatment in Russia,” said the statement, signed...
  • Putin's Bay of Pigs? Russian toll in Syria battle was 300 killed and wounded

    02/15/2018 1:11:53 PM PST · by BeauBo · 90 replies
    Reuters ^ | Maria Tsvetkova
    About 300 men working for a Kremlin-linked Russian private military firm (Wagner Group) were either killed or injured in Syria last week, according to three sources familiar with the matter. ...A U.S. official, speaking on condition of anonymity, said last week that a force aligned with Assad, backed with artillery, tanks, rockets and mortars, had on Feb. 7 attacked fighters with the U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces near Deir al-Zor. U.S. special forces were accompanying the SDF forces that came under attack, officials in Washington said. The U.S.-led coalition in Syria retaliated, killing about 100 of the pro-Assad forces, according to...
  • U.S. Coalition Kills Russians in Airstrikes Against Assad Supporters in Syria, Reports Say

    02/12/2018 11:53:29 PM PST · by vikingrinn · 141 replies
    Newsweek ^ | 02/12/2018 | Tom O'Connor
    The Conflict Intelligence Team found the Russians "may have fought alongside pro-Russia separatist rebels in eastern Ukraine prior to joining the fight against the Islamic State militant group (ISIS) and other insurgents challenging Assad's rule in Syria." The group also found Russians killed "appeared to have joined the Wagner Group, a private paramilitary company, before traveling to fight in Syria. Last October, ISIS released a video showing two Russian-speaking men the militants claimed to have captured, and subsequent research showed the two men were likely Wagner Group members fighting in Syria." "While the total number of 'Wagner' operatives killed in...
  • Russians killed in clash with U.S.-led forces in Syria, say associates

    02/13/2018 7:51:39 AM PST · by Navy Patriot · 24 replies
    Rooters ^ | February 12, 2018 | Maria Tsvetkova
    Russian fighters were among those killed when U.S.-led coalition forces clashed with pro-government forces in Syria this month, former associates of the dead said on Monday. A U.S. official has said more than 100 fighters aligned with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad died when coalition and local coalition-backed forces thwarted a large attack overnight on Feb. 7. Russia’s Defence Ministry, which supports Assad’s forces in the Syrian civil war, said at the time that pro-government militias involved in the incident had been carrying out reconnaissance and no Russian servicemen had been in the area.