Soviet made BMP personnel carriers, captured from the Syrian government army by rebel fighters, in Maaret Al-Numan, on November 17, 2012.
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Berlin and Moscow Wage Proxy War in Syria
November 27, 2012 • From theTrumpet.com
With Russia funneling cash to the al Assad regime and Germany giving politico-military support to the rebels, the entire Syrian civil war can be viewed as a proxy war between Moscow and Berlin!
Rebel forces backed by al Qaeda and the Syrian branch of the Muslim Brotherhood took a major step toward their planned conquest of Syria this past Monday.
The insurgents virtually cut off all roads to the northern Syrian city of Aleppo from neighboring Raqqa province by taking full control over the Tishrin Dam on the Euphrates River. The Assad regime must now rely solely on the Damascus-Aleppo highway to reinforce its troops in the embattled northern stronghold.
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