Monthly Archives: October 2017

The next phase in Syria

(I couldn't crop this – sorry) This is the situation in NW Syria and the east on 31 October. The situation in Eastern Syria has become relatively stable.  The US government's proxy forces (SDF) have advanced to the east bank … Continue reading

Posted in Borg Wars, Current Affairs, Iraq, Middle East, Russia, Syria, The Military Art, Turkey | 107 Comments


During the late 1980s savings and loan collapse, more than 1,000 bankers went to jail for various kinds of financial fraud.  Famous names like Michael Milken, the Keating Five and Ivan Boesky were tried and convicted of manipulation and theft–and … Continue reading

Posted in Harper | 45 Comments

“In war men are nothing. The Man is everything” Bonaparte

  "Another prominent Syrian Arab Army (SAA) commander has received a promotion this week as the military’s high command looks to finalize roles for next year. According to a military source, Major General Zaid Saleh has been named the Deputy … Continue reading

Posted in Syria, The Military Art | 66 Comments

SST has now had 18 million lifetime page views

SST has been in existence for 12 years.  1.5 million a year on average and of course there were fewer visitors in the beginning.  Contributions will be gratefully accepted.  pl  

Posted in Ukraine Crisis | 13 Comments


  Some months ago, Phil Butler invited me to contribute to a book to tell the stories of some people who are active in countering the anti-Russian line that has become so predominant in the West. Having read it, I … Continue reading

Posted in Patrick Armstrong | 76 Comments

“Under CIA Pressure Trump Blocks Full Release Of Kennedy Assassination Docs” – SF

"Congress had ordered in 1992 that all remaining sealed files pertaining to the investigation into Kennedy’s death should be fully opened to the public through the National Archives in 25 years, by Oct. 26, 2017, except for those the president … Continue reading

Posted in Justice | 38 Comments

Tillerson dosn’t have a clue …

  "The U.S. Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson, stated on Thursday that the reign of the Assad family is coming to an end, contrasting his previous comments in March declaring that the Syrian President’s removal was not a priority for … Continue reading

Posted in As The Borg Turns, Borg Wars, Current Affairs, Middle East, Syria | 83 Comments

The Bonnie and Clyde of US politics – by Publius Tacitus

Appears that Clinton Campaign Colluded with Ukraine and McCain in Bid to Destroy Donald Trump. When the story of foreign interference in the 2016 U.S. Presidential election is finally told it will have little to do with Russia and a … Continue reading

Posted in As The Borg Turns, Justice, Media, Politics | 90 Comments

What? That can’t be!!

  (Steele) "The Hillary Clinton campaign and the Democratic National Committee helped fund research that resulted in a now-famous dossier containing allegations about President Trump’s connections to Russia and possible coordination between his campaign and the Kremlin, people familiar with … Continue reading

Posted in Current Affairs, Justice, Politics | 85 Comments

Open Thread – 24 October 2017


Posted in Open Thread | 84 Comments