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by Encyclopath
Sun Sep 02, 2018 7:09 am
Forum: Military Events
Topic: Ukraine:Aleksandr Zakharchenko killed in east. Ukraine blast
Replies: 11
Views: 1812

Re: Ukraine:Aleksandr Zakharchenko killed in east. Ukraine blast

Difficult to confirm, impossible to refute. Par for the course for the FSB.
by Encyclopath
Mon Jul 09, 2018 8:58 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Area most likely for major conflict
Replies: 5
Views: 2088

Re: Area most likely for major conflict

By Israel, are you referring to conflict with Hamas, or another external state power like Iran?
The form is probably most likely, but I wouldn’t consider that a major conflict in and of itself.
by Encyclopath
Thu Jul 05, 2018 4:11 am
Forum: Military Events
Topic: U.K Nerve Agent Poisoning(s) Crisis Latest:
Replies: 32
Views: 3651

Re: U.K. Police Confirm Another Case Of Nerve Agent (Novichok) Poisoning

UK counter-terrorism police confirm couple poisoned by nerve agent Novichok Police said there was no evidence they had visited the same sites that were decontaminated after the Skripal case. . -ABC http://www.abc.net.au/news/2018-07-05/uk-police-confirm-couple-poisoned-by-nerve-agent-novichok/99426...
by Encyclopath
Mon Jun 18, 2018 10:51 pm
Forum: Military Events
Topic: Massive Syrian Army convoy enters southern #Syria
Replies: 21
Views: 2843

Re: Massive Syrian Army convoy enters southern #Syria

This would be the last major organized holdout, wouldn’t it?
by Encyclopath
Sat May 26, 2018 11:03 pm
Forum: Military Events
Topic: US warns Syrian govermenf not to advance toward Israeli border
Replies: 8
Views: 1887

Re: US warns Syrian govermenf not to advance toward Israeli border

The field sources reported that the army men are preparing to launch a large-scale operation against terrorists in Dara'a province and Northern Sweida bordering Dara'a province which is under the occupation of the Al-Nusra front (Tahrir al-Sham Hay'at or the Levant Liberation Board) and other terro...
by Encyclopath
Tue May 22, 2018 8:17 pm
Forum: Signal Intelligence
Topic: Russian Buzzer Activity
Replies: 2
Views: 4083

Re: Russian Buzzer Activity

Possible relation to escalation in Ukraine hostilities? There have been some relatively major skirmishes taking place in the last 24 hours. @marqs and Gregor Martin have good details on exchanges and russian heavy artillery mobilization sightings Check out Gregor Martin (@Guderian_Xaba): https://twi...
by Encyclopath
Mon May 14, 2018 7:20 pm
Forum: Military Events
Topic: Israel-Gaza protests/fighting
Replies: 28
Views: 4193

Re: Israel-Gaza protests/fighting

Russia is more than happy to let it's useful regional partners burn, as long as their own interests in those countries remain secure.
Syria, in particular, is in no position to make demands from them.
by Encyclopath
Mon May 14, 2018 5:25 pm
Forum: Military Events
Topic: Israel-Gaza protests/fighting
Replies: 28
Views: 4193

Re: Israel-Gaza protests/fighting

It sounds like the demonstrations are winding down for the day, and that Hamas has ordered demonstrators to disperse, although I've also heard rumors that Hamas has denied this. There have also been reports of limited air strikes against Hamas Targets in Gaza, as you expected. I think we wont know w...
by Encyclopath
Mon May 14, 2018 4:57 pm
Forum: Military Events
Topic: Israel-Gaza protests/fighting
Replies: 28
Views: 4193

Re: Israel-Gaza protests/fighting

If they haven abandoned their tactics of trying to kill israelis by martyrdom, and now are focused on waging a media and image war through getting themselves killed visibly in front of the world, I'm afraid the IDF won't know how to adapt their response in time.
by Encyclopath
Mon May 14, 2018 4:53 pm
Forum: Military Events
Topic: Israel-Gaza protests/fighting
Replies: 28
Views: 4193

Re: Israel-Gaza protests/fighting

Did anyone see the opening sequence of Robocop (2014), depicting a hypothetical US occupied Tehran? What happens in that, and what is happening here looks like a new strategy, and a very dangerous one if Israel doesn't adjust it's tactics and RoE. It looks like a hybrid cross of a doctrine of (relat...