Deir Ezzor is a small town of 100,000 that is not remarkable but for one fact.
It is in a strategic location straddling Eastern Syria and near North West Iraq.
For a CIA ISIS Emirate to be established, Raqqa must be held by ISIS, and Deir Ezzor must be taken by ISIS.
To this end the Pentagon/CIA have surrounded the city and besieged it containing a garrison of Syrian troops of about two poorly equipped and supplied Brigades from the Syrian army.
The Americans bombed and destroyed the power station which supplied electricity to the city.
The Americans bombed the Syrian army position which protected the only airport, which supplied the town......allowing ISIS to swarm in as soon as the 1 hour long USA airstrike against the Syrian army positions stopped.
The Americans have also launched mock air strikes against ISIS in the vicinity of Deir Ezzor, which often hit Syrian army positions in reality.
The Americans launched mock assaults on the supposed 'liberation' of Deir Ezzor from ISIS, using Kurds and American special forces, thus cruelly taunting the besieged Syrians with false hope.
If the Americans were serious about liberating the besieged city from ISIS, they would immediately stop the $2 billion aid that is given to Syrian terrorists each year......through the organisational prowess of the utterly damned CIA, and the money of the GCC, and the weapons from Ukraine and Eastern Europe.
If the Americans were serious about liberating the besieged city from ISIS, they would immediately ORDER their servants in NATO, and especially Turkey from further invading Northern Syria, (i) Which has the effect of freeing ISIS hands to fight the Syrian government (ii) Emboldens ISIS into thinking that Turkey is coming in on their side (iii) Creates the reality of an ISIS Emirate from the destabilized state of Syria and Iraq.(iv) Secures the supply routes of ISIS from Turkey...which is otherwise threatened by the advance of the Kurds and the Syrian army from Aleppo.
Deir Ezzor is a mini Stalingrad..........and it must not fall to ISIS slowly, painfully.
Russia will soon have 72,000 airbourne troops under new military programs. It would be good to test the capability of such troops in live war, in the Syrian theater. Deir Ezzor should not fall into ISIS, like Palmyra.
Then ISIS will kill all the Syrian soldiers and their families, and probably kill a further 10,000 civilians for collaborating with the Assad government. Such a mini-genocide should not take place just because the Americans have drawn the borders of the ISIS Caliphate Emirate in Eastern Syria and North Western Iraq, illegally and arbitrarily.
Carpet bombing of ISIS should take place in the vicinity of Deir Ezzor, and then military action to take back the airport...and finally re-supply the city.
The Great Victory in Aleppo for Assad, must not be a Quid pro Quo inaction against Deir Ezzor, and desolate symbolic pre-Islamic Palmyra.
The long struggle against CIA terrorists has not stopped with the victory in Aleppo.
The long struggle against CIA terrorists has not stopped with the victory of President Donald Trump.
It goes on and on until the very CIA ceases to exist, and where it taunts and harms the world for its Globalist masters such as the Nazi Collaborator in Hungary, George Soros.
How The U.S. Enabled ISIS To Take Deir Ezzor
The city of Deir Ezzor (Deir ez-Zur) in east-Syria is on the verge of falling into the hands of the Takfiris of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS). More than 100,000 civilian inhabitants of Deir Ezzor and thousands of soldiers defending them are in immediate danger of being murdered by the savage ISIS forces. The current situation is a direct consequence of U.S. military action against the SAA and non-action against ISIS.
Deir Ezzor is besieged by ISIS since September 2015. But the city was well defended by its garrison of Syrian Arab Army (SAA) and all further attacks by ISIS were repelled. Supply to the city was hauled in by air through the Deir Ezzor airport and through air drops by the Syrian and Russian airforces. Relief by ground forces and ground supplies are not possible as Deir Ezzor is more than 100 km away from the nearest SAA positions west of Palmyra and as the desert in between is under the control of ISIS.
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Four days ago a new attack by ISIS on Deir Ezzor was launched and has since continued. ISIS reinforcements and resupplies had come over months despite air interdiction from the Russian and Syrian airforces. Yesterday ISIS managed to cut off the airport, where the local SAA command and its main supplies are hosted, from the city proper. It is now attacking in full force from all sides. Bad weather makes air support from the outside sporadic and difficult. Unless some unforeseen happens it is only a question of time until the airport and the city fall to ISIS.
The U.S. has condoned and/or even actively supported the imminent ISIS taking of Deir Ezzor by (at least) three measures:
- a massive U.S. air attack on SAA forces in September 2016 enabled ISIS to take a controlling position and to cut off SAA resupplies
- a U.S. attack against a power station in January disabled the last electricity supplies to the city
- U.S. non-intervention enabled ISIS reinforcements from Mosul and west Iraq to Deir Ezzor in east-Syria
On September 16 2016 an hour long U.S. led air attack on SAA positions on the Tharda hills to the south of the airport killed over 100 SAA soldiers, destroyed a big SAA supply dump and several SAA tanks and artillery pieces. Immediately after the U.S. attack ISIS took the hills and has since held them. The positions allow for fire control over the airport of Deir Ezzor.
The U.S. military claimed that the attack was a mistake but a thorough reading of the investigation report of that "mistake" shows that the U.S. military attack was intentionally targeting the SAA to make a political point against an announced U.S.-Russian cooperation agreement to fight ISIS. (Danish airforce F-16 planes and drones under U.S. command had taken part in the attack. After the report was published, the Danish government pulled all air elements from its participation in the U.S. coalition against ISIS.)
Since the U.S. attack in September no significant air supplies have reached Deir Ezzor. Even helicopter landing at the airport is only possible at night and by taking very high risks. The city inhabitants and their defenders are completely cut off.
Early January U.S. airforce attacks destroyed the electricity plant at the Omar oilfield near Deir Ezzor. The plant was the last one to supply the city of Deir Ezzor. Since then only a few military generators and dwindling fuel supplies are left for medical and communication equipment.
When the Iraqi Army plans for retaking the ISIS held city of Mosul were developed and commenced in October the U.S. insisted on leaving a western corridor open for ISIS forces inclined to flee from Mosul into the direction of Deir Ezzor. Hundreds if not thousands of ISIS fighters used the corridor. The U.S. controlled Kurdish forces in north Iraq let ISIS pass from Iraq to Syria.
Fearing (correctly) that an ISIS move out of Mosul towards Deir Ezzor would mean the fall of Deir Ezzor Russia and Iran intervenedwith the Iraqi government. Despite U.S. wishes the Iraqi Prime Minister Abadi ordered his Popular Mobilization Forces (PMU) to cut off the western exit:
Iran was not the only country pressing for the escape to be closed west of Mosul. Russia, another powerful Assad ally, also wanted to block any possible movement of militants into Syria, said Hashemi. The Russian defence ministry did not immediately respond to a Reuters request for comment.One of Assad’s biggest enemies, France, was also concerned that hundreds of fighters linked to attacks in Paris and Brussels might escape. The French have contributed ground and air support to the Mosul campaign.
Still, the battle plan did not foresee closing the road to the west of Mosul until Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi agreed in late October to despatch the Popular Mobilisation militias.
Despite a fast advance by the PMU from the south against Tal Afar to cut off the escape road many ISIS fighters in west Iraq were able to flee across the border and towards Deir Ezzor with their equipment in tact. They reinforced the ISIS troops now attacking Deir Ezzor. The U.S. has uncontested air superiority over west Iraq and east Syria but did not once intervene against the large scale move.
If ISIS takes Deir Ezzor it will likely kill (as it did on other occasions) all captured SAA troops and anyone it believes to have cooperated with them. The soldiers know this. They will fight down to the last bullet. But without any reinforcements and resupplies their chances are slim.
When the Syrian government besieged al-Qaeda forces in east-Aleppo the "western" media and the various "Syrian opposition" propaganda outlets were running an all out campaign in support of the besieged Takfiris. There is no such campaign in support of the civilians and soldiers in Deir Ezzor. In their few reports about the imminent fall of Deir Ezzor "western" publications even resort to outright lying. Thus claims the Daily Telegraph:
The US-led coalition, as well as the Russians, have been bombing the jihadists in Deir Ezzor for the last 18 months but have been unable to dislodge them.
No significant U.S. air attacks have been flown against ISIS forces around Deir Ezzor at all. All attacks flown by the U.S. in the area have been against Syrian government troops or their supporting infrastructure.
The U.S. official rhetoric about fighting ISIS is not supported by observable facts on the battle field. One can only conclude that the U.S. military does not only condone but supports ISIS in gaining control over Deir Ezzor despite the extreme high risk for anyone left in the city.
This likely to further the larger long term plan of installing a "Salafist principality" in western Iraq and eastern Syria that creates a justification for the U.S. military to stay in the area to "fight ISIS" and which can be activated against the Syrian and Iraqi government whenever convenient. U.S. President Obama and Secretary of State Kerry have both admitted that they earlier allowed ISIS to grow in Iraq and Syria for exactly such political purposes.