2/4) "senior Afghan military officials claimed to have evidence that Iran was providing weapons to the Taliban in western provinces bordering Iran." jamestown.org/program/iran-r…
3/4) 90% of the world’s opium is produced in neighboring Afghanistan from poppy resin which is refined to make heroin. Iran often serves as a transit point for export to the rest of the world. independent.co.uk/news/world/mid…
As I feared and tracked, #RIAH [#Russia-#Iran-#Assad-#Hezbollah] is going to kill a lot of #Syrian people in #Idlib with CW and without CW then falsely claim that RIAH is innocent, its CW as well as all its killing is fabricated.
Why I am saying this?
I clarify in this thread
1/ #RIAH [#Russia-#Iran-#Assad-#Hezbollah] prepared #Idlib Ops almost to perfection. But every criminal commits a mistake which exposes his crime. And RIAH committed a huge mistake. But first let me dive into RIAH's criminal mind.
2/ I grew up in war in #Lebanon and witnessed it, it took me time in retrospect to understand what happened. The disinformation campaign by Assad was huge I'll explain few things so that you understand RIAH's modus operandi and psychological warfare, its raison d'etre and effect.
Already 1000s of year ago, expansionists knew that hegemony requires take over of:
-border crossings (later when airplanes were invented also airports) 2- Locals 3- Resources
2/ Roman/Byzantine Empire took over countries & created an infrastructure network leading to its HQ. This facilitated transport of military & resources.
Today also other countries use same strategy. First thing is take over of infrastructure: sea/airports/land routes/crossings.
2/ In North Lebanon, most Sunni support #Turkey, not Saudi.
They're the Sunni led by Mikati.
They're allies with #Hezbollah.
Pro-Saudi Hariri lost in N. #Lebanon.
Hezbollah is trying to substitute Hariri & get a Sunni Prime Minister who is a staunch pro-Hezbollah like Mikati.
3/ The other point is, that Tripoli has now a sea port. Hezbollah has prohibited anyone from having a sea port as they want to rule over all infrastructure, trade routes, border check-points, sea and airports but they allowed Tripoli in a deal that Sunni would be their allies.
6yrs ago #Jerusalem, #IDF Rep:
"we are now located in the SAME building where the Foreign Journalists are,we have close working relationships w/ hundreds of journalists. In addition we launched media project working in many platforms,twitter in Arabic, Russian, French & English."
#Palestinians are not indigenous to #Palestine👈This propaganda has no other purpose than 2 further dehumanize Palestinians & justify #Israel’s ongoing ethnic cleansing & murder
In #BenGurion own words👇😡you'll see how that outrageous claim is far removed from historical reality
A researcher at the #Palestinian Return Centre in #London-@PietroStefanini, attends a conference where he sees a video by a young Palestinian man-Ahmed Shehadeh speaks passionately about the 70-year ordeal his family has faced living stateless in #Lebanon
Inspired by "I challenge anyone to stay in a refugee camp-not for 70 years-because we were forced out of #Palestine 70 years ago-but for just 7 days" @PietroStefanini travels to the Burj al-Barajneh refugee camp where 50,000 #Palestinian refugees live
Pietro met #Palestinian women whom all still hope they'll be returning to #Palestine: "Our homes were demolished-lives destroyed-We still have our keys because we hope we'll go back 1 day"
Pietro says "What strikes me most is that everyone I meet here is trying to find hope"
If the #USA is worried about south #Syria ops it means the establishment is afraid of #SAA's success. Obviously, #SAA took eastern Ghouta with 35K jihadists and the south today has with 20k-25k jihadists & FSA and the geography is much easier.
Actually, the #USA has nothing to do in the south of #Syria. the area is not part of US national security nor it affects #US citizens or interest. It is #Israel that is extremely worried about #SAA regaining demarcation line with #IDF.
#Israel is aware #SAA and its #NDF have gained enough experience and is afraid the long 30-40 years of "peace on the borders" is over: #Damascus next step after the war will be the #GolanHeights, an area rich of oil and exploited by #US companies.
#Syria launched 10s of missiles against 4 #Israel/I military objectives in the occupied #GolanHeight in response to continuous Israeli provocation of war (hitting Syrian & allies' targets in various locations).
#Iran will follow & is expected to deny any access to #IAEA inspectors to any nuclear facility in the country and re-open closed nuclear facilities.
Iran will never renounce on its missile development.
#Lebanon: The final analysis of the #LebaneseElection2018 shows (a.) the electoral triumph of Hezbollah,Amal&allies (b.) division of Sunnis, with weakness of PM Hariri, & (c) a lesser division of the Christians. (1)
The Sunni vote was distributed among PM Hariri, Miqati, Karami & few others. Hariri, being not objectionable by Hezbollah, can still get another term. But this will depend on orientation of his program’s regional relations. (2)
President Aoun will be challenged by the new gains of the Lebanese Forces, but not a challenge strong enough to undermine his current position. (3)
Wow! I am watching @almanarnews discussing the parliamentary elections and they have shown videos in some voting locations of #Hariri men distributing money to voters waiting to vote. #lebanonelections2018
However, preliminary indications are that the candidate challenging #Hariri in his home turf #Saida, Ousama Saad, will be elected.
Polls will close in 4' in #Lebanon, the access to vote has been slow, news anchors are calling on voters to enter voting locations, even if it means they will be packed to earn the right to vote after 7 p.m. local because there will be no extension. #lebanonelections2018
#Israel jets flew over Ghazeer (#Lebanon) at a very low altitude to avoid #Russia/n radars in an area where topography allows jets to hide. Inhabitants were terrified by the sound. Jets took altitude in the Bekaa for 3-4 minutes and launched its missiles+
#Russia imposed on #Israel to notify its Air movement over #Syria and the course of its jets if ever willing to enter the Syrian airspace. Israel believed Russia is informing Damascus to be prepared when knowledgeable about an Israeli violation.+