DIA sees ‘major threat to U.S. naval operations’ from Syria’s Russian cruise missiles


WASHINGTON — The United States has expressed concern over the threat of new Russian missiles to Syria. The U.S. intelligence community has identified a threat to the military from a range of Russian missile systems to Damascus. They included the […]

Germany extends Patriot missile deployment in Turkey

The Journal of the Turkish Weekly

The German parliament has approved Thursday to extend deployment of Patriot missiles in Turkey, as part of a NATO mission to counter possible threats from Syria. The 631-seat Bundestag lower house voted 503 to 70 in favor of the one-year […]

Sophisticated Russian S-400 missiles for Iran under new military pact, S-300s for Egypt, Syria, Hizballah


The cash-strapped Russians have become less choosy these days about clients for their prized S-300 defensive systems and even more advanced S-400 missiles. They are now ready to sell the former – not just to Iran, but also to Egypt, […]

NATO Patriot air defense missiles arrive in Turkey

Hürriyet Daily News

Defense missiles from Spain have arrived in the southern Turkish province of Hatay’s İskenderun port, state-run Anadolu Agency has reported. Naval ships carrying Patriot air defense missiles, a result of Turkey’s request for NATO assistance, arrived at the port on […]

Turkey: Berlin aims to extend Patriot missile deployment

Anadolu Agency

The German government is set to extend its deployment of Patriot missiles in Turkey for another year, as part of a NATO mission to support the country’s air defense. The Germany cabinet’s decision on Wednesday extends the battery deployment up to Jan. […]


The Most Powerful Militaries In The Middle East [RANKED]

Armin Rosen, Jeremy Bender and Amanda Macias

Turkish Land Forces Commander General Hulusi Aker and other officers gather around an army tank on the Turkish-Syrian border near the southeastern town of Suruc in Sanliurfa province October 6, 2014. The balance of power in the Middle East is […]