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The big battle is coming for Idlib, Syria It really is a big deal

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posted on Jan, 10 2019 @ 08:21 AM
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HTS has been gaining much ground recently. They also have possession of tanks.




posted on Jan, 10 2019 @ 08:48 AM
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Just a pic of #Jihadi #HTS militants standing on the #SyrianRevolution flag. The revolution failed in #Idlib. #Terrorists stay in control of the province.



In the same thread above the linked one in the image there has been a document alleging to be an agreement for the disbandment of one group to cede their authority to HTS.


SMM Syria
‏ @smmsyria
Jan 9

❗️HUGE! #Hama/#Idlib
#HTS-#Ahrar_al_Sham (AaSh) agreement:
- AaSh pass #Ghab valley, surrounding mountains and towns to HTS
- AaSh pass all heavy weapons to HTS, leave small arms only
- AaSh pass all HQ to HTS, than disband
- HTS pursue no one, let people go and stay if necessary



Recently there have been a convoy spotted of FSA affiliate groups heading towards some towns to prevent HTS expansion; as well as some found footage of an engagement from the NLF defending against HTS expansion Jan 05, 2019.


SMM Syria
‏ @smmsyria

#InCaseYouMissedIt
📹#Exclusive footage dated January 5: #NLF Nour al Din al Zenki militants defend #Aleppo's #Atarib town from #HTS terrorists


SMM Syria
‏ @smmsyria

#InCaseYouMissedIt
📹 #Exclusive: the footage allegedly demonstrates #FSA convoy heading towards #Atarib to defend the town of #HTS



posted on Jan, 12 2019 @ 01:27 AM
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originally posted by: worldstarcountry
a reply to: 727Sky
There is sooo much Turkish armor and heavy weapons inside Idlib now it is difficult to quantify. They have also parked them right along the front lines where the Syrian army plans to assault first. Certainly this has caused them to have to rethink their strategy.

So NATO took East Syria for its European and American hegemony, but it seems to me Erdogan plans on taking Idlib for Turkey itself. Well Russia got Crimea, East Ukraine, and Abkhazia and South Ossetia since 2009. I guess we are all just adding land to our empires again. And who said colonialism is dead?


NATO forces wont be in East Syria forever. Its rather laughable how MSM still prefers to call the groups in Idlib Rebels. When in fact they aren't rebels never were.



posted on Jan, 12 2019 @ 08:17 AM
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a reply to: AtlasHawk

Forever, 99 years, either way they will be there longer than the average life span of a human.



posted on Jan, 14 2019 @ 03:04 AM
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Trump threatens to ‘devastate Turkey economically’ if it attacks Kurds amid US withdrawal from Syria

www.rt.com...


Donald Trump has warned its NATO ally to beware of the devastative wrath of US economic pressure if Turkey dares to attack the Kurdish allies America is leaving behind in its “long overdue” pull-out of troops from Syria.

The US military, Trump promised, will still use an “existing nearby base,” apparently in Iraq, to attack the Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL) militants if the terrorist organization re-emerges in Syria. Using his typical mode of communication to reaffirm the withdrawal of American troops from the ground, the US president warned Ankara against seeing this as an opportunity to stage any military campaign against Syrian Kurds.

“Will devastate Turkey economically if they hit Kurds,” Trump tweeted, urging Ankara to create a “20-mile safe zone.”

Turkey's response..

Turkey, however, remains firmly committed to removing what they call a Kurdish “terrorist” threat coming from the Euphrates River valley, and is actively preparing for a possible cross-border operation. “Our preparation continues intensely,” the Turkish defense minister said Friday.



posted on Jan, 15 2019 @ 10:40 PM
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a reply to: 727Sky
There has been some good footage coming out from the last week of the successful expansion of HTS (Al-qaeda in Syria) against the NLF (Turkey backed rebel faction under the FSA umbrella) in the Idlib de-escalation zone. As a result, Russian forces have moved closer into the Idlib de-escalation zone border region. HTS has openy stated they would support a Turkish intervention into northern Rojava to attack the Kurds. The counter build-up of forces by the Syrian army trying to deter cross border aggression against the Kurdish YPG/SDF alliance gave HTS the opportunity to make these gains while the Syrians were redeploying their assets.

HTS is exempt from the cease-fire agreement, and this consolidation would make it simpler for the Russian/Syrian/Iranian axis to advance their operation into Idlib proper as the chance of collateral damage of advisors or assets embedded with their proxy groups is now reduced with their absence. I firmly believe we are going to see this go hot and ready by Spring Break. All of this information is gathered from the following two days South Front reports.

Also, Israel continues not giving a # and doing whatever it wants striking Syria at its leisure. Iran continues to suffer those consequences.



posted on Jan, 15 2019 @ 10:57 PM
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a reply to: OneArmedBandit
Not even close, you should be so lucky to have it all end.

This is as far from WW3 as can be, in fact it may not even be a footnote in the history books, depending on whos writing the history books some many years from now.

Believe it or not most people world wide would not even be able to point to Syria on a map. This is all just business as usual. I think there once was a country and nation in that spot, now its just a free for all grab, and when the smoke clears the corps will come in and have cheap labor. Syria will become the mexico of Israel, complete with big ol Wall as well.

This is what happens when you can not protect yourself but thorough the promises and words of others. I mean they dont even have a first amendment. Like a gazelle that's limping on the Serengeti, its picked apart first by the scavengers like hyenas ie militant Islamist, then when the lions come ie Corps and special interests, they scatter as they lay on the carcass to finish the deal.

If anything this should be on the history channel and Morgan freeman should narrate it. Along with a video on Libya as well.
edit on 10pmTuesdaypm152019f2pmTue, 15 Jan 2019 22:59:57 -0600 by galadofwarthethird because: (no reason given)



posted on Jan, 15 2019 @ 11:46 PM
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a reply to: galadofwarthethird
Countries were born and torn apart in each of the last two world wars, and so have they been in this third one raging ten years strong. Most humans on Earth couldn't point to most any other nation on Earth on a map if it does not directly border them.

And like the previous two world wars, unless you lived in Europe, North Africa, the Middle East or Pacific Islands most people on Earth went about their lives as usual, much like today. Its even better today, most people don't even know what is happening because they gladly jump into the fray of fabricated reality TV that is the current dog and pony show of Trump theater and Congressional antics. There is a reason it is being designed to be so irresistible to invest so much time and emotion into the latest weeks absolute media nonsense. It is so people can just be like "dur, you call this a world war? I been playing the VR in the park racing drones and then Instagram the whole thing! Theres nothing going on!"

Keep telling yourself that. Right now Six major military powers are facing off with arms mere kilometers from each other. You can see many flags from one position in some places. France, USA, Turkey, Russia, Iran and Syria. With them on either side are forces from allied nations such as Lebanese Hezbollah, Britain, Netherlands and many other NATO members, Israel, volunteers from Mauritania and the occasional Egyptian just to name a handful.

Can you cite another time in recent history where a number of major military powers, two of them global super powers, were officially within standoff distance in a war zone with their arms and flags within line of sight in some places?? Everybody ready to shoot at everybody? It may have happened in Korea or Vietnam right? Afghanistan and Iraq were pretty much just the NATO and their member states flags flew mostly unchallenged by any regular forces.

Believe it, this is the third major global conflict in the last century, and many other prophetic occurrences from the interstellar to cultural are happening in tandem with the activities of this conflict.




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