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Observing analyzing changes, convulsions & disinformation in the MENA region.RTs are not endorsements. Trolls will be blocked without hesitation. No DMs please.

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  1. Dec 13

    military vet (Rtd.Brigadier) / analyst : " Jihadists like the Taliban / Daesh /AQ have never understood airpower, because they are primarily political organizations with military wings, hence they squandered opportunities in acquiring those types of weapons "

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  2. Dec 13

    military vet (Rtd.Brigadier) / analyst : " The problem is that DAESH is an idea, a political revolutionary organization which will not go away through military means, there is a civil war inside the muslim world which is religio-political, we cannot force an outcome "

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  3. Dec 13

    Daesh claims that it killed up to 8 SDF-YPG troops inside Hajin with IEDs, sniper fire & ambush attacks of motorbikes, street battles have ensued inside the town making USAF CAS to SDF very limited.

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  4. Dec 13

    Daesh claims that it launched a total of 5 VBIEDs in the last 48hrs killing 20 SDF-YPG troops/ destroying 7 vehicles in Hajin, Bahra & other point across rural south east DeirEzzor.

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  5. Dec 13

    - Daesh claims attacking 1 x SAA-IRGC unit, killing 2 x troops & wounding another 2 in city; then capturing weapons and ammo from the unit.

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  6. Dec 13

    claims that it used 2x VBIEDs in the last 24hrs to hit SDF-YPG units in the center of Hajin, killing 13 & wounding many & destroying 1x HUMVEE, 1x NSTV & disabling 1 other vehicle.

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  7. Dec 13

    will probably deploey 3-4,000 TSK troops supported by 15-17,000 FSA troops to go into , several air force squadrons are on stand by in the south east to take part in the operation when it is called for.

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  8. Dec 13

    analyst : " Heavy clashes ongoing between SDF units attempting to dislodge Daesh from Baghuz Fawqani; several USAF F-15s hit Daesh vehicles, supply units & fire positions in the last few hours "

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  9. Dec 13

    geo-pol analyst :"Looks like SDF has about 40% of , though US command is not confirming this yet, the rest is hotly contested, Daesh brought in VBIED units, very likely Daesh will leave but at a high cost to the town & SDF, again, US air power is the decisive factor."

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  10. Dec 13

    base now has 1 x Patriot missile battery , 1 x HIMARS & an assortment of radars & high mobility attack / recon vehicles.Interestingly another US base , , 60km north east to Tanf is also to received significant weapons systems, looks like US is here to stay.

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    Dec 13

    The map from 28 October that show the positions shelled by Turkish artillery. They are all the key places to cut 's supply line to . I think they will be the Turkish Army's first targets. And the Tomb of Suleyman Shah was in the Eşme village.

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    Dec 12

    Türkiye Uzay Ajansı kuruldu, hayırlı olsun. Turkish Space Agency has been founded.

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    Dec 13

    Syria: This young boy from the Jazzar family was among up to 73 civilians alleged killed by US-led Coalition actions in the week of December 3rd-9th. itself announced a 300% rise in strikes, as the Hajin campaign appeared to enter its end stages:

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  14. Dec 13

    analyst : " IRGC sitting pretty in Al Galaa / & west / north-west of AlBoukamal doing near squat while SDF coming at Daesh from east & north east of Shifa / Soussa, some i units joined artillery fire teams to target Daesh in border areas. "

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  15. Dec 13

    sending more tanks than it did during Al-Bab to TelAbyad crossing, many 2A4 SG & NG versions with composite/reactive armor are part of deployment. lost 6 Leopards at Al-Bab,since then has been upgrading all to SG/NG standard.M60Ts are still the main tanks deployed

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    Dec 13

    Libya: The Egyptian military says it's conducted multiple airstrikes against suspected militants in the Western Desert and Libyan borders area, destroying 61 vehicles 'containing ammunition and weapons':

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  19. Dec 12

    supporting accounts claim that the group attacked ISF in / near , killing 5 troops , destroying 1 x HUMVEE & 1 x Truck.

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  20. Dec 12

    Daesh claim they killed 8 wounded 10 YPG-SDF troops today in town center, also claiming to have destroyed another 2 x HUMVEEs & 1 x other military vehciles.

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