Tag Archives: Iran

Mark Collins – Yemen: Saudi Tanks Hammered by Houthis

10 Aug

Interesting stuff from a reporter who read the fine print–at Defense One’s “D-Brief”: … Exposed: Saudi Arabia’s losses from its war in Yemen, thanks to a new U.S. tank…

Source: Mark Collins – Yemen: Saudi Tanks Hammered by Houthis

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Mark Collins – Remember that Nuke Deal? Shock: Iranian Skulduggery in Deutschland!

11 Jul

Who’d a thunk it? At Defense Industry Daily’s “Rapid Fire”: … Iran has been accused by Germany’s domestic intelligence agency, the BfV, of still attempting to acquire …

Source: Mark Collins – Remember that Nuke Deal? Shock: Iranian Skulduggery in Deutschland!

Mark Collins – What’s Happening in Fight vs ISIS and Related Matters

13 Jun

At MILNEWS.ca Blog, definitely worth the daily look: MILNEWS.ca Highlights – June 13, 2016 … #CANvsISIL – DND’s latest on Operation IMPACT Everyone Else Against ISIL – “Military S…

Source: Mark Collins – What’s Happening in Fight vs ISIS and Related Matters

Mark Collins – “MILNEWS.ca”: OSINT on ISIS, Near/Middle East, Libya and Canadian Forces

3 Jun

An excellent, usually daily, source is “MILNEWS.ca Highlights”, e.g. for today–the main blog site is here (disclosure: Tony Prudori, who runs the site, is a good online friend; he…

Source: Mark Collins – “MILNEWS.ca”: OSINT on ISIS, Near/Middle East, Libya and Canadian Forces

Mark Collins – Fight to Retake Fallujah from ISIS Begins–Iran-Backed Shia Militias (plus Syria)

24 May

Further to this post, Tide Turning vs ISIS in Iraq/Syria? What About Iraqi Government? we’ll just have to wait and see how well this turns out–at Foreign Policy’s “Situation…

Source: Mark Collins – Fight to Retake Fallujah from ISIS Begins–Iran-Backed Shia Militias (plus Syria)

Mark Collins – Indian Great Game to Bounce Paks in Afghanistan (take that Dragon!)

24 May

Keep in mind that the Afghans are almost totally dependent on routes through Pakistan for seaborne trade, and that the Iranians are no great friends of the Paks (Shia vs Sunni, Iranians see themsel…

Source: Mark Collins – Indian Great Game to Bounce Paks in Afghanistan (take that Dragon!)

Mark Collins – The Saudis’ Whopping Defence Spending

6 Apr

One does wonder though how capable their forces really are–and how long can they continue to spend like (non-) drunken sailors? Saudi Arabia passes Russia as world’s third biggest military sp…

Source: Mark Collins – The Saudis’ Whopping Defence Spending