Archived material is restricted to Rantburg regulars and members. If you need access email fred.pruitt=at=gmail.com with your nick to be added to the members list. There is no charge to join Rantburg as a member.
#1 This airport is located in a province right on the border with Turkey. If the rebels haven't captured it after all this time, they're nowhere near the impending victory they've been loudly proclaiming for months now.
Posted by Zhang Fei 2013-01-04 17:44||
#2 Syria has previously launched Scud missiles at cities near the Turkish border in a desperate bid to extend its firepower.
Nice embellishment there CNN. Did a NATO wordsmith write that or is it just an old Wolfism?
Posted by DepotGuy 2013-01-04 18:27||
#3 Assault Weapon Semi-Automatics Scuds, dammit! Stick to the meme!
Posted by Frank G 2013-01-04 20:32||
#4 ...now with High Capacity Magazine ClipsÂ™! As seen on TV!
Posted by tu3031 2013-01-04 21:15||
#5 A lot of the rhetoric resembles the media conniptions stateside after Tet in 1968. It would be amusing if the rebels are losing the bulk of their motivated manpower via forlorn hope type attacks against hardened installations.
Posted by Zhang Fei 2013-01-04 22:51||