• Red Mosque incident in Pakistan points towards Chinese unconventional warfare in action

    SHANGHAI — The facts may be murky, but the situation itself is riddled with hints that favor certain interpretations. Seminarians in the Pakistani capital, Islamabad, who were associated with the city’s notorious Red Mosque, site of a recent gun battles and a military siege, were scouring the… – The New York Times

  • Kremlin trolls, the direct connections

    Have the Russians and their lackeys penetrated the (mostly British) Left? Or are they the primary beneficiaries of a slightly more organic, not to mention reciprocal, process? I’m pretty sure it’s the latter. One fun fact about the graphs that follow is that the seed for growing these networks were all official Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs accounts. – Kremlin Trolls

  • Turkey warns the US against supporting the Kurds in Syria

    A frame grab taken from footage released by Russia’s Defence Ministry October 9, 2015, shows a Russian Su-34 fighter-bomber dropping a bomb in the air over Syria. REUTERS/MINISTRY OF DEFENCE OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION/HANDOUT VIA REUTERS

    Turkey has warned the United States and Russia it will not tolerate Kurdish territorial gains by Kurdish militia close to its frontiers in north-western Syria, two senior officials said. “This is clear cut for us and there is no joking about it,” one official said of the possibility of Syrian Kurdish militia crossing the Euphrates to… – Reuters

  • World media in a complete haze due to Russian information operations

    Western and more recently Russian airstrikes, chaotic leadership and mass defections have weakened the jihadi group to such an extent that it would be unable to repel even a small invasion force. A terror analyst told Express.co.uk that the fanatics have vastly exaggerated their military strength and… – Express

  • Israel increased security posture

    (CNN)Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu vowed Monday to take strong action and defeat what he called a “wave of terror.” In a statement, Netanyahu said Israel is increasing its anti-terror operations with thousands of police in Jerusalem and more soldiers in the West Bank. – CNN News

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