Ashton Carter at NATO headquarters in Brussels

Russia will pay price for Syrian airstrikes, says US defence secretary

Ashton Carter’s warning to Russia sounds like a veiled threat. Is he about to follow up on it?

Russian Leaflet Dropped on Syrians Names the Jew as ISIS Controller

These are the actual leaflets being dropped on Syrians by the Russians. Includes video

John McCain meets with Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, leader of ISIS in Aleppo in April 2013.

Russian operation in Syria revealed the real sponsors of terrorism to the world

As soon as Russia began to inflict serious blows on ISIL the Americans threw a tantrum. Why? Or has everyone forgotten this Kodak moment?

Britain to station troops in Baltic region ‘to deter Russian aggression’

As tensions mount with Russia, British troops will be sent in Poland, Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia

Russia most likely responding to America warning CIA assets

Russia most likely responding to America warning CIA assets

Jim Stone explains why Russia used highly expensive cruise missiles against ISIS in preference to much cheaper available options. Includes video

Russian jets 'intercept' US predator drones over Syria, officials say

Russian jets ‘intercept’ US predator drones over Syria, officials say

One U.S. official said, “the Russians flew very close, but did not impede the drone flight.” This has happened on three separate occasions in the past few days

Red Square Victory Day 2014. Click to enlarge

U.S. vs. Russia Part 1: What a war would look like between the world’s most fearsome militaries

What would have been unthinkable two decades ago is now being seriously considered

U.S. vs. Russia Part 2: In Ukraine, a new brand of ‘hybrid warfare’

Predicting the next flash point and what it might ultimately lead to

Russian jets pound Syrian provinces in fresh wave of attacks – reports

Forces loyal to Assad regime follow up with ground assaults after heavy air strikes

Saudi Clerics Call for Jihad Against Russia in Syria

Saudi Clerics Call for Jihad Against Russia in Syria

Fatwa characterizes Russian campaign in Syria as Orthodox Christian crusade

Russia To the Rescue

Russia To the Rescue

It is only a matter of time before Russian ground troops join the fray, writes Tyler Durden. With introductory comments from Lasha Darkmoon

Spetnaz Special Forces in Dagestan

Russia Sends in Special Forces to Syria

Russia’s fearsome Spetsnaz units are preparing ground assault to ‘wipe out’ rebels fighting the Syrian President

Russian cruiser Moskva is stationed off the coast of Latakia armed with 64 S-300s

With Russia’s Dep. Army Chief due in Israel, Moscow posts 64 S-300 ship-to-air missiles off Syria, N. Israel

Effectively creating a no-fly zone for Western warplanes over Syria

An Su-24m takes off from Hmeymim Airbase outside the Syrian port city of Latakia

Russian Air Force Enters Middle East Fray With Strikes in Syria

Operational details of Russia’s military deployment to Syria

Kremlin Says Russian ‘Volunteer’ Forces Will Fight in Syria

Deepening Russian involvement looms as Kremlin defense official says military veterans from eastern Ukraine could soon show up as “volunteer” fighters in Syria

Sukhoi Su34s. Click to enlarge

Preview Of World War III? Russia Is Putting On A Display Of Firepower That Is Shocking The World

The Russians appear to be succeeding where the U.S. failed. The question is: why?

Turkish F-16

Turkey says Russian warplane violated its airspace on way to Syria

NATO member Turkey scrambles F-16 jets after it claims Russian warplanes violated its airspace near the Syrian border

The Cesar Kunikov passes through the Bosphorus

Russian naval ship crosses Turkey’s Dardanelles Strait, heads to Syria

The Russian military build-up in Syria looks set to continue as a landing ship passes through the Bosphorus Straits en route to Russia’s naval facility at Tartus

Putin Crushes BBC Smartass

Putin responds to a question from BBC foreign correspondent John Simpson. Watch Simpson’s face as the Russian president replies. He doesn’t like what he’s being told

In Assad’s heartland, villagers see Russians as saviours

Lindsay Hilsum reports from Syria’s coastal region where many believe that the West is behind ISIS