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INTERNATIONAL MILITARY REVIEW – SYRIA-IRAQ BATTLESPACE – NOV. 16, 2015

The SAA, the National Defense Forces (NDF) and the Palestine Liberation Army (PLA) made several advances in the northern of the Dara’a province after making another push to reenter the town of Sheikh Miskeen on Saturday. According to the field reports, the Syrian forces captured the northern farms of Sheikh Miskeen, and the Water Resource Facility after a series of intense firefights against of the vestiges of the Free Syrian Army’s “Southern Front Brigades”. Now, the government’s forces are in position to launch an advance on the town of Sheikh Miskeen. The town of Nawa will likely become the next target of the SAA if Sheikh Miskeen is captured.

The Syrian forces are continuing operations in Southern Aleppo. Considering the reinforcements noted by SouthFront: Analysis & Intelligence on Nov. 13, the government’s spearhead at the sector consists of the SAA, Hezbollah, the NDF, the Ba’ath Battalions, the Iraqi paramilitary groups of Harakat Al-Nujaba and Kataeb Hezbollah, and a joint…

WHAT THE NOV.13 PARIS ATTACKS MEAN?

The recent Paris attacks demonstrated existence of the well-armed and well-disciplined terrorist network. It’s ready to exercise large-scale sabotage attacks. This network could be hardly built up from refugees. The network members likely live in the EU for a long time and have an EU citizenship. Also, they apparently have wide contacts in the criminal environment.

The Paris attacks were first or, considering the Russian plan crash, second act of the terroristic war against the West and anti-terroristic coalition.

It could be claimed that we should expect new attacks in the nearest future. Moreover, directions of attacks will be hardly forecasted because of a “creative approach” of the terrorist leadership.

It’s possible that terrorists had to show their capabilities in the EU ahead their plans. Considering the Paris case, we could suggest that terrorists could coordinate attacks in a number of European cities. In French operation pursued other aims:
Put a moral pressure on European citiz…