Reading Time: 3 minutesThe first components of a formidable Russian air-defense system arrived in NATO-allied Turkey on Friday, triggering a slide in the local currency amid a growing rift with the US.The powerful S-400 system could potentially thwart American stealth capabilities by gathering sensitive information on the F-35 combat aircraft program, officials say.
After a prolonged countdown towards the contentious delivery of the Russian S-400 to Turkey, per announcement by Turkey’s government officials, the first batch of system parts arrives in Turkey today, July 12, 2019. Meanwhile, Israel media hints at the “Real” reasons for the grand geopolitical oddities that have been taking place in the midst of […]
Under tremendous economic and political pressure, Turkey ponders using the latest Russia-Syria offensives in Idlib as an excuse (aka justification) to back down from its S-400 deal with Russia. In the last few days Syrian and allied Russian warplanes have intensified bombardment of Syria's Idlib province, sending tens of thousands of Syrian residents fleeing toward […]
[audio mp3="http://www.corbettreport.com/mp3/qfc043-lq.mp3"][/audio]So, is data really the new oil? Are polar bears invading Russia due to climate change? Where's the membership list of Chatham House? These and other viewer questions are answered in this edition of Questions For Corbett.
Netanyahu reportedly met with Morocco’s foreign minister despite no formal diplomatic relations.
National Security Adviser John Bolton received a cold shoulder in Turkey on Tuesday as he attempted to reduce the impact of President Donald Trump’s sudden decision to withdraw from Syria. The diplomatic confrontation appeared to reinforce old fault lines between NATO’s largest and second-largest armies.
Human rights group decries “abhorrent” call that violates international law.
The Syrian government, having perpetrated numerous war crimes over the past six years of civil war, is likely the biggest winner of President Donald Trump’s sudden decision to pull US troops out of Syria.
Khashoggi murder suspects played key role in Israel-Saudi ties.
Return of refugees “will be a challenge,” cash-strapped UN agency says.
[audio mp3="http://www.corbettreport.com/mp3/2018-09-21%20James%20Corbett.mp3"][/audio]The fake establishment lapdog corporate crony mockingbird mouthpiece dinosaur media has finally learned that no one pays attention to the fake establishment lapdog corporate crony mockingbird mouthpiece dinosaur media anymore. This is humorous, but also worrying.
In this video, Luke Rudkowski of WeAreChange is joined by Partisan Girl overseas to get her views on the latest actions being taken by America and the Trump administration in the Middle East. Could the Syria conflict be about to cause something terrible?
Niraz Saied documented daily life in Yarmouk refugee camp before his arrest in 2015.
Campaigners hail “first victory on a just path.”
Israel to start pumping gas to Jordan in 2020.
Syrian military declares victory as Islamic State fighters are routed from Damascus.
The Middle East has been a seething cauldron of conflict since 1918. Twice in the 20th century, in 1967 and 1973, it almost became a flashpoint for nuclear war. The region has always been a chessboard where great powers play out their strategies.In today’s Syria, it’s the US vs. Russia vs. Jihadists plus Saudi Arabia vs. Israel plus Turkey vs. the Kurds, not to mention Iran and Syria vs. the rebels.
Islamic State still in control of most of the Damascus-area refugee camp.
TV show signs the praise of weapons makers.
Syrian army aims to take back control of camp from Islamic State.
In this video, Luke Rudkowski of WeAreChange is joined by Partisan Girl to discuss what just happened and who is really responsible. The Trump administration has made plenty of false promises in the past but this may be the biggest one.
Syria conflict is heightening pressure on Druze to assimilate.
After the fall of the Syrian Kurdish city of Afrin on March 18, the Turkish operation in Syria has entered a particularly dangerous phase, with relations between the regime of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and the US fast approaching a make-or-break point.Turkey has set its sights on the next big Kurdish-held city in Syria: Manbij.
The American Jewish Committee paints Israel as the perpetual victim.
Forcing RT to register as “foreign agent” set precedent for Israel lobby to suppress Al Jazeera film.
In this Newsbud report, we will examine what has been referred to Russian President Vladimir Putin’s shadow army, or Putin’s ghost soldiers, who played a significant role in the Ukraine conflict. Downing a Ukrainian military plane full of paratroopers, carrying out combat operations and conducting assassinations. This shadow army is currently on the ground inside Syria, but the Russian government is denying any involvement. The full report is exclusively available for members at Newsbud.com nonmembers can watch it now at Newsbud Vimeo on Demand.
[audio mp3="http://www.corbettreport.com/mp3/2018-02-16%20Financial%20Survival.mp3"][/audio]James joins Dave Allen (taking over for the retired Alfred Adask) for his bi-monthly appearance on Financial Survival. This time they discuss the latest drama on the Korean peninsula, James' fake news awards, and the Japanese government's attempts to alter its pacifist constitution.
The US, Russia, Iran, Turkey and Israel are all on a collision course with each other in Syria as each maneuvers aggressively to get the most from the endgame of the brutal Syrian civil war, now approaching its seventh anniversary. The danger of a big-power conflict starting by accident rather than intention has not been so high in decades.All five regional and global powers, except the US, have had an aircraft shot down inside (or from inside) Syria in the space of about a week.
Israel has bombed Syria at least 100 times since 2011.
[audio mp3="https://www.corbettreport.com/mp3/episode330-lq.mp3"][/audio]Contrary to what its multi-million dollar international PR campaign would have you believe, the White Helmets are not a group of volunteer search-and-rescue workers that sprang spontaneously out of the Syrian soil.
[audio mp3="http://www.corbettreport.com/mp3/2018-02-07%20Vanessa%20Beeley.mp3"][/audio]For the past two years, Vanessa Beeley has been doing on-the-ground reporting in Syria exposing the lies of the NATO powers and their terrorist proxies. Her work on the White Helmets in particular has drawn the ire of the warmongers and their media mouthpieces.
Following several days of intense artillery bombardment and air strikes, the Turkish army launched a ground invasion of the Syrian Kurdish canton of Afrin on Monday.WhoWhatWhy reported on the likelihood of such an operation last August.
Palestinian refugees will feel immediate impact as teachers are laid off.
[audio mp3="http://www.corbettreport.com/mp3/2018-01-17%20Fault%20Lines.mp3"][/audio]From the Middle East to Eastern Europe, there's no shortage of engineered crises on the geopolitical chessboard these days. James Corbett joins Lee Stranahan and Garland Nixon on Radio Fault Lines to put these crises into their historical perspective and discuss his recent work on How To Engineer A Crisis.
[audio mp3="https://www.corbettreport.com/mp3/episode327-lq.mp3"][/audio]Are you a dictator in need of public support for your latest draconian clampdown on dissent? Or a deep state plotter hoping to topple a foreign government who doesn't comply with your every wish? A low-level Machiavellian schemer looking for the ultimate trick for defeating your enemies without lifting a finger?