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The Dangerous Russian-Israeli Agreement in Syria

Updated on February 1, 2019
Odd bedfellows
Odd bedfellows


President Trump has had rather secretive meetings with Russian president, Putin, while in Finland. It was there that his direct talks had no American witnesses and no transcript was taken or made available. The notes taken by one WH staffer present were discarded by President Trump. Of course, none of this was known until well after the meetings and only when another such meeting had occurred. Russian collusion or not, on its face, there is something seriously wrong with this method for an American president. By inference, it suggests some sort of secret agreement had happened.
Months after it had occurred, Trump, out of the blue, calls for the 2000 troops in Syria to be withdrawn in a WH tweet. This was without much, if any, consulation with any of his defense appointees or allies. After Trump received much push back from his appointees and his own Republican party, he back pedalled and stalled the actual withdrawal. Now, it is just when.

Dangerous Liaisons

The Russians, Iranians, Turks, and Israelis are left holding the Syrian mess, without the influence of America. Sounds like a bad plot, and maybe, the Putin-Trump Finnish meetings did put this on the table. Maybe Putin suggested than if Trump did this, then, Putin would reward Trump that would help the Trump real estate business operated by his sons. It is not at all a far stretch to imagine based upon Trump's admiration of Putin.
Left to their own, the Turks seem to interested in finishing their Kurdish problem despite Trump's economic warning should they attack them. To think Turkey remains a NATO member is just odd, they have an agenda and it does not include NATO. The Russians are in the driver seat in Syria, thanks to Trump. They are gradually becoming the dominant player and protector of Syria, which also means, Iran. Russia, Syria and Iran are all in the same bed, have similar goals when it comes to Israel. Iran vows to destroy it, Syria will be a proxy also. Russia will be their protector with the S-300 missile systems in place to protect the others from Israeli air attacks.

Russia is Magog in the End Times that will attack Israel.
Any attack on Israel would provoke American intervention to defend them unless America is also under attack. This could easily occur now as Russian nuclear submarines have been detected with more frequency off the coasts of the USA. They are actively seeking an airbase for their long range bombers in Venzuela, which itself may be another 1961 Cuba challenge. were the Russians to even fire a few missiles upon the US mainland to preoccupy America, while it attacks Israel, the US would be hard pressed to intervene in the Middle East. If coordinated with China in the South China Sea or Taiwan with an conflict there, America would be stretched thin.

The Odd Agreement

Adding to the suspicion that End Times are near is that Israel and Russia are in some sort of agreement to remove American troops faster from Syria. This was reported in several news outlets like Debka, where the Russians offered to remove Iran from Syria in exchange for the Israelis using their persuasion on Trump to expedite American removal from their base in southern Syria, a key crossroads area where Iranian forces have access to Israel. It was first proposed six months ago. This agreement is full of backfire once the Americans are gone as Russia could easily betray the Israelis and do nothing about the Iranians, which are their "allies" in some ways.
Al Tanf is a key American base and interest of Moscow, Iran, Israel and Jordan. It sits at the heart of southeastern Syria controlling the junction of the Syrian, Iraqi and Jordanian borders. The US garrison therefore stands in the way of the entry of Iranian-backed Iraqi Shiite militias into Syria. Would Russian troops actually stopped the Iranians? Highly doubtful.

Why would Israel enter into such a dangerous deal with an enemy? With Trump pulling out of Syria, that is why.


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