Syria Officially Reveals Data About Foreign Intelligence Officers In Aleppo

On December 19, Syrian ambassador to the UN, Bashar Jaafari, made a statement that 14 foreign intelligence officers were remaining inside the eastern part of Aleppo city and disclosed their alleged names and nationalities.

Mutaz Oglacan Oglu – Turkey
David Scott Winer – USA
David Shlomo Aram – Israel
Muhamad Tamimi – Qatar
Muhamad Ahmad Assabian – Saudi Arabia
Abd-el-Menham Fahd al Harij – Saudi Arabia
Islam Salam Ezzahran Al Hajlan – Saudi Arabia
Ahmed Ben Naoufel Al Darij – Saudi Arabia
Muhamad Hassan Al Sabihi – Saudi Arabia
Hamad Fahad Al Dousri – Saudi Arabia
Amjad Qassem Al Tiraoui – Jordan
Qassem Saad Al Shamry – Saudi Arabia
Ayman Qassem Al Thahalbi – Saudi Arabia
Mohamed Ech-Chafihi El Idrissi – Morocco

Jaafari said that the goal of the UN resolution on Aleppo is to allow these foreign officers to get a safe passage from this area.

Last weekend, the same names appeared in reports, claiming that the Syrian Special Forces captured 14 foreign intelligence officers in Aleppo.

If true, this could lead to major diplomatic setbacks of the US-led block over the Syrian crisis. The international community cannot ingore facts of a direct support provided by some countries to terrorists in Syria.

There are also reports that the real numbers are much higher than just 14 (Veterans Today Dec.17):

We have some confirmation on this from our own Syrian sources. The numbers are much higher than just the 14 names released by the Syrian MP via Facebook. That report of 14 officers might be a different group, as it had specific names. My report has only the numbers and nationalities…and the news that they were not really “captured” but were allowed out as part of a deal between all parties involved. You see the Moroccans are missing in these numbers.

No. of American officers is 22
British 16
French 21
Israeli 7
Turkish 62

The list of 14 names leaked by a Syrian MP are not the real names of those officers, they are cover names; it is standard practice to use a fake ID when serving in a secret op. This is a leak that MSM is ignoring, as they have about all stories of captured foreign officers in Syria. But then Syria has been quiet, also.

From what we can see so far, getting these foreign officers out was rolled into the ceasefire/evacuation deal to get the jihadis out in order to prevent further Syrian casualties and more damage; furthermore, Syria and Russia just wanted to get it over with. The Russians have already moved for a full and immediate ceasefire and the start of all-party political talks.

Russia is determined to get all the involved parties to the table and get those talks going, therefore they were not going to let the capture of some officers screw things up. We will see what the reaction is to getting the talks going. After that we will be watching closely to see if TOW and MANPAD missiles show up on the battlefield soon as part of a new terrorist offensive.

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Daniel Martin

This is a truly embarrassing revelation for the Empire, and it’s minions , and will unequivocally remove all the doubt that was left in them about, Western involvement in the support of terrorism in the ME. Even from the most pro NATO/Western population.


Then Russian Embassador is murdered in Turkey??????

Piet Saman

And Darts player Qiang Sun trips over the oche on stage during his Dart World Championship match … Its both news but irralivant to this story…


Photos, videos, mug shot, something. It’s 21 century, people got used to live feeds and tons of footage. Without video proof people will think it’s a hoax and Syria, Russia and every one supporting Syrian cause will lose credibility.

John Whitehot

of course if the news is true, the syrians will refrain to release any kind of information and wait to see what they can gain, especially from the involved western countries and israel. Releasing pics with the faces would be a huge blow to the above. So don’t really expect nothing in this sense: Syrian interests will much more likely served by negotiating, rather than put up a hawkish stance. No doubt, the various zionists and cia trolls lurking the internet, included this site, will say that “there is no proof”, trying to put doubts into ppl minds that the syrians and russians are lying and that democracies don’t do that kind of shit. Incidentially or not, it’s what you just said.


Not at all. I said you should go all the way once you decided to release this sort of info on a press conference in the UN. Giving just half the info opens the door for various speculations and makes Syrians look naive. If they really have those people in custody and want to bargain – all the bargain will be done in secret, we may never know the results, US/Israel will get out it clean and will be able to mock the Syrians for not giving any proof. I’m asking for proof precisely because I don’t trust neither democracy nor autocracy – and I lived in both. And calling anyone that doesn’t agree with you a Zionist troll is – childish.


You are right, the Syrian should take those prisoners video tape and plaster all over the world, for the whole world see how HYPOCRITICAL the UNITED STATES, ISRAEL, SAUDI ARABIA, FRANCE, ENGLAND, JORDAN, QATAR, TURKEY and NATO COUNTRIES ARE, and MADE THEM RESPONSIBLE for the DESTRUCTION, AND GENOCIDE IN SYRIA, in that way the whole world will see that the WAR ON TERRORISMS IS A LIE, BECAUSE THOSE COUNTRIES THAT ARE CLAIMING THAT ARE FIGHTING TERRORISMS are the countries that SUPPORT AND CREATED THE TERRORISTS.

John Whitehot

see the reply to Bandalar.

The Bandalar

No need to call people who disagree with you “CIA trolls”, that’s just immature… although I am Jewish, so perhaps I’m a Zionist Mossad Secret Internet Agent!

I’m very much against the anti-Russian propaganda of the West, which has unfortunately achieved bipartisan consensus. That being said, being pro-Assad in this war doesn’t mean I have to stop using my brain and start believing implausible things. Believe it or not, but the Syrian government has been known to lie from time to time!

John Whitehot

but I did not. I said that incidentially the comment was in line with what those trolls say.


Spot on.

Piet Saman

Lol, his is referring to the list of names made up by, the people who want to believe that there are foreigners controlling everything in aleppo so bad that they eat it right up.
Just like those people that believe that the earth is flat, vaccins causes autism, alians are real, elvis and 2pac are still alive, Everything that supports their idee is considered as proof, even if there is no real evidence.

Like Densil washington recently said “Those who dont watch the news are uninformed and those who do watch the news are misinformed. I add to this “Those who believe sites like and are just plain stupid”

Mahmoud Larfi

21stcenturywire was just reporting the list that was actually released earlier by the head of the Chamber of Commerce of Aleppo Fares Shehabi. Even if it’s bullshit, that was an acceptable move to release that list at the UN ; US/FR/UK ambassadors at the UN didn’t feel bothered to base their entire campaign against Syria on fake reports and tried to pass resolutions on that basis.

Piet Saman

Why is southfront relating to 21stcenturywire then, and not quoting this person or releasing a writen of video statement from him confirming that its an official document.
If the list is official he has all the right to release the list to the UN, i am not anti syrian or against US/FR/UK. What i do am against is those fake made up stuff sites that profit from false articles that spread more hatred in the world, we have enough of it already.


Why does MSM quote Reuters, AP, UPI? What a useless argument.

Piet Saman

Reed the whole post plz. than you see that i am refering to that 21stcenturywire post a lot of fake news so its not a cretible source, if they have a cretible source they should refer to them. .You comment is not relavent to my earlier comments.


So why are you taking so much time out to comment on the site?

Piet Saman

To give some countersay against sites mentioned above that profit from sharing fake news just to get views, and that are just 2 of the many. They dont care about the truth, that they making the disbleave and hatred against organisation like the UN and Nato bigger is not importent for them. And if some people get so dislodged from reality that they turn violent towards the people of the Nato countries that them selves dont have any influence on the actions taken.

Piet Saman

No not even that .. just someone who believes in a normal world with just to many conspiracytheory nutcases out there.


Ah, yes the conspiracy theorist moniker, added to the ‘fake news’ inference. Glad you included that bit of enlightenment. I’m sure you know that is the best way to tell a troll, right? Your other posts speak for themselves. I especially like the term ‘normal world’. That’s a joke.


He’s not a troll, he’s just repeating the term “fake news”, and…EVERYBODY KNOWS…that when you repeat something over and over, people will believe it! Clinton won the election, the real news said so, the fake news said she was going to lose. ;)

So you see, the fake news was wrong again. I love when the fake news is wrong and especially when people put effort into pointing out how wrong it is. Maybe if they tried the opposite of repeating something over and over again, it would be more effective, but…EVERYBODY KNOWS…that overuse of a certain theme, diminishes it’s effectiveness. It gets played out.

We should encourage people to repeat themselves over and over, especially concerning “fake news”. It’s kinda like pulling the string on a doll, it talks, or like a parakeet, that will repeat whatever you tell it, “polly want a cracker?”. ;)

21st century wire has some of the best fake news. Patrick interviewed Daniel McAdams last week, who also runs a fake news site, the Ron Paul Institue for Peace and Prosperity. Patrick was also on Crosstalk a couple weeks back, appearing on the fake news site RT.

I can’t get enough of fake news! Everyone should read fake news!!!

“The man who fears no truths has nothing to fear from lies.” –Thomas Jefferson to George Logan, 1816.

Why would people be so petrified of fake news?

“No experiment can be more interesting than that we are now trying, and which we trust will end in establishing the fact, that man may be governed by reason and truth. Our first object should therefore be, to leave open to him all the avenues to truth. The most effectual hitherto found, is the freedom of the press. It is, therefore, the first shut up by those who fear the investigation of their actions.” –Thomas Jefferson to John Tyler, 1804. ME 11:33

Can we trust people who read fake news?

“The firmness with which the people have withstood the… abuses of the press, the discernment they have manifested between truth and falsehood, show that they may safely be trusted to hear everything true and false and to form a correct judgment between them.” –Thomas Jefferson to John Tyler, 1804.

Piet Saman



And thus…. we witness the final terminus of Piet’s poor intellect.
Could one say that this is an excellent summation of his meager contribution?

Hisham Saber

It’s so obvious it’s actually become boring. This guy is a mis-information creep of the Jewish persuasion. In fact, he’s ‘textbook’ ‘ calendar’ boy for this type on thing.

No matter what they do, the Anglo-Zionist war-mongering empire and its little lackeys have lost the plot and are in terminal decline when it comes to the sphere of global public opinion.

The truth will always surface. No matter how many billions they spend and no matter how much they subvert.

Piet Saman

When i look at your comment history it contains a lot of activity on posts, You are probably already to deep in this fake news scene that you could not see real news if it hits you in the face.


I’m hitting you in the face with fake news and as long as you keep reading it, it’s exposing the real news. One hand washes the other. :)

Hisham Saber

Your right, he most likely operates out of Tel Aviv. You can ‘smell them’ a 1000 miles away.


Fake news got Trump elected…fake news is everywhere…if you repeat fake news enough…people will begin to believe fake news…because the term fake news gets so played out it loses it’s effectiveness…which then leads people to mock people who regurgitate fake news talking points as real news because the real news knows what fake news is, so they make sure to let people know that you can only trust the real news when they make a list to tell you what the fake news is.

Every morning I cross check the fake news list that real news creates so I know not to read fake news. 21stcentury wire is on that list, thats why I read fake news because in a world where everything is fake unless the real news tells me it’s real, then I know what the real news is, because it’s the opposite of fake news and I know what fake news is, because it’s the opposite of real news.

Once you understand how to read real and fake news as opposites, everything becomes much clearer. Some people have a hard time understanding it, so I simplified it.

How can you tell the difference between real and fake news? Simple.

If you believe it, it’s real, if you don’t, it’s fake. Simple.

Now, you might say that your fake news is my real news, and my fake news is your real news, or the opposite, however, as long as you keep repeating the term fake news, it will lose it’s effectiveness, because it’s sounds like a broken record repeating itself over, and over, and over, thats how you know it’s real, even though it’s lost it’s effect as real news.

If this is confusing, just keep the list handy, you won’t ever have to read fake news again.

Vladimir Lenin said it best: “Freedom of speech? Do you want us to commit suicide?”

Thats an example of a fake quote, but if we repeat it enough, it might become real. You might say it’s actually a real quote and that would be true.

The media can legally lie, so fake or real news doesn’t really matter, advertisements are the only things to be relied upon in any news.

Thomas Jefferson on fake news…

“Nothing can now be believed which is seen in a newspaper. Truth itself becomes suspicious by being put into that polluted vehicle. The real extent of this state of misinformation is known only to those who are in situations to confront facts within their knowledge with the lies of the day.” –Thomas Jefferson to John Norvell, 1807. ME 11:224

“From forty years’ experience of the wretched guess-work of the newspapers of what is not done in open daylight, and of their falsehood even as to that, I rarely think them worth reading, and almost never worth notice.” –Thomas Jefferson to James Monroe, 1816. ME 14:430

The media can legally lie

Hisham Saber

One persons ‘conspiracy theory’ is another’s ‘total awareness’. Remember, in todays world, warfare is asymmetrical. Its also fought in the sphere of world public opinion. And the Anglo-Zionist empire is losing badly on all fronts.

Given that, what’s your agenda?


I’m going to read the whole post, line by line, it will help me understand the real news.

“Lol, his is referring to the list of names made up by, the people who want to believe that there are foreigners controlling everything in aleppo so bad that they eat it right up.”

People who believe foreigners are in Aleppo don’t read real news.

“Just like those people that believe that the earth is flat, vaccins causes autism, alians are real, elvis and 2pac are still alive, Everything that supports their idee is considered as proof, even if there is no real evidence.”

People who believe crazy things don’t read real news.

“Like Densil washington recently said “Those who dont watch the news are uninformed and those who do watch the news are misinformed. I add to this “Those who believe sites like and are just plain stupid”

Piet reads real news.

Why not just say that? Why not educate us on wich sites to get real news from instead of pointing out fake news that WAPO has already done? Do you really believe WAPO needs your help in educating people about fake news? It’s the real news, what more needs to be said?


Everyone knows that the US, France, Britain and Turkey are supporting the uprising. So I don’t think much can be gained by keeping them. It would humiliate the countries where they come from but it is doubtful that that would result in any positive effect for the Syrian government.

But what would work in the propaganda war is details about how they actually operate. Lots of prisoners have been taken by the Syrian army recently and some of them will have talked. It shouldn’t be too hard to find some stories of incompetence and colonial contempt for the “locals” among them.

Israel is a different story of course. Although there have been signals for a long time that Israel is secretly supporting the uprising the average Jihadist would find it very embarrassing to be undeniably associated with Jewish interests.

The Bandalar

Releasing evidence of this would actually be groundbreaking. Such a decisive propaganda victory would humiliate the enemies of Syria and massively undercut local support for the rebels. That’s without even counting the value of such prisoners as a bargaining chip.

You say not much could be gained by keeping them, but I suspect you are trying to rationalize what would otherwise be a ridiculous decision. A better explanation is that this story is untrue.

Also Israel has mostly stayed out of this conflict, aside from the occasional airstrike against Hezbollah assets they find particularly threatening. I’m sure they have provided what intelligence they can to their western partners, but sending a token operative into an area at high risk of encirclement makes no sense.


they never believed they would be caught, with the US in control… but the US isn’t in control in Syria!


Netanyahu said “dozens”, maybe he exaggerates for troop morale. Regardless, there’s a good business reason to end the fighting, at least around Golan.

Genie Energy claims to have found significant oil deposits in Golan. It could boost Israel’s economy, rid the west of it’s dependencey on foreign oil, and it might turn out to be a good investment.

“Rupert Murdoch’s extraordinary achievements speak for themselves and we are very pleased he has agreed to be our partner. Genie Energy is making good technological progress to tap the world’s substantial oil shale deposits which could transform the future prospects of Israel, the Middle East and our allies around the world.” – Jacob Rothschild

“Covering and distributing news has been my life’s work, if Genie’s effort to develop shale oil is successful, as I believe it will be, then the news we’ll report in the coming decades will reflect a more prosperous, more democratic, and more secure world.” – Ruport Murdoch

“Genie’s success will ultimately depend, in part, on access to the expertise of the oil and gas industry and to the financial markets. Lord Rothschild and Rupert Murdoch are extremely well regarded by and connected to leaders in these sectors. Their guidance and participation will prove invaluable.”, Claude Pupkin, CEO of Genie

Hisham Saber

Well the plan is that the Qatar-Europe gas and oil pipelines will have a branch-off connection going to Israel.

Ideologically, Israel has a vested interest in seeing Syria destroyed and more and more war in the Middle East.

Remember, these people are inherently sick. They have been for 4000+ years.

The Bandalar

First of all, the idea that Israel has a vested interest in seeing massive instability near their border is laughable. The idea that Israel enjoys seeing thousands of Hezbollah fighters become battle-hardened veterans is laughable.

Also your last line was really not necessary… Here is a tip: Posting unambiguously racist comments about Jews like me does not boost your credibility at all. How would you like it if someone said the “Arabs are INHERENTLY sick and violent people”? If you’re gonna hurl insults using your computer and other technologies that Jews have greatly contributed to, your insults should at least be rational and sophisticated such as this:

Arabs have, unfortunately, literally contributed nothing to global civilization over thousands of years, unless you count rape and pillage as a contribution. Excluding oil and gas products, annual Arab exports are slightly below the exports of FINLAND, with a population of 5 million people. This is not due to any inherent/genetic issue, but rather due to a combination of geography and ideology.

See how I didn’t have to use racism to point out the extreme irony of your post? If you have the intellectual capability I highly recommend this approach. If you don’t… then I suppose anger and racism will have to suffice.

Note: I checked the post history of this guy, hes such a bigot it’s absolutely incredible! The man justifies blood libels being perpetrated by fear-mongering illiterate racists! People like you give Arabs a bad name. I will never understand why my fellow North American Jews (and those in Europe for that matter) are overwhelmingly against any criticism of Islam, and against any politician like Trump who understands that Islam is an ideological poison rotting the brains of people like him. If there is anything wrong with Jews, the answer is clearly masochists.


Israel is a violent apartheid colony, with a horrible racist ideology, land grabbing habit. I would completely dismantle it and spread this shit around the world like diaspora.


And i am talking about zionists, not jews. The motherfuckers in power, the bankers.

The Bandalar

I suspect you have not been to Israel before. I went there on a trip about 12 years ago and I can assure you that is not the case. If you were to drop your preconceived notions and objectively re-evaluate the situation, you would notice a few things:

1. 20% of the citizens are Arabic.
2. There is absolutely no segregation, so the apartheid argument really doesn’t hold up. I was only there for two weeks but I personally didn’t see even the slightest hostility towards Arabs or Muslims.
3. Arab citizens have full political rights, and indeed there are Arab Muslims in the parliament. Arabs in Israel have more rights than in any other country in the Middle East!
4. The overwhelming majority of Israelis support a peaceful two state solution. The only exception are a very small percentage of religious fanatics, many of whom live in settlements and are disliked by the secular majority.
5. Israel has, on at least two occasions, offered the Palestinians almost 100% of the West Bank and Gaza for peace. First with Yitzhak Rabin (who was assassinated by a Jewish religious fanatic, unfortunately), and then with Ehud Olmert. Both were rejected.
6. Israel NEVER took any land unless they were first attacked. Every major war prompted Israel to expand what are – objectively – indefensible borders. The original 1947 borders had a width of 9 miles around the middle of the country, providing absolutely zero defensive depth. Israel was happy to accept such a meager territory until it was attacked.
7. Given Israel’s military power, they could easy have retaken their entire historical homeland, which is substantially larger than Israel’s current borders. They have not.
8. Israel was willing to give back Gaza (another buffer for defensive depth) in exchange for peace with Egypt. With a peace accord signed, Israel no longer needed that defensive depth.
9. Israel was willing to give Gaza back to the Palestinians as a test to see if it would help bring peace… the answer is very clear.
10. No one called Belgium, Denmark or Poland “land grabbers” for taking small chunks of territory after Germany attacked them and lost.
11. Millions of Germans who were deported after WW2. Millions of Jews were deported from across the entire Middle East after 1947. Their grand children are not living in permanent refugee camps today – that would be insane! Nowhere else in the world is refugee status a permanently inheritable status. Yet the Palestinians do… Unfortunately for them, the rest of the Arab world uses them as human placeholders to maintain a territorial claim. If Israel could accommodate all the Jewish refugees, presumably the other 99% of the middle east owned by the Arabs could accommodate their refugees.
12. Israelis are, generally speaking, way more empathetic towards Palestinians than you would assume. If that was not the case, the above would not be true.

I’m not saying that Israel is 100% right about everything, but I am saying that things are not at all as simple as you described above. Many Israelis make an effort to put themselves in the shoes of Palestinians and see their point of view… especially those who support the more socialist parties. If Israelis can do it, perhaps you should too.

Alberto Campos

“Arabs have, unfortunately, literally contributed nothing to global civilization”
Unfortunately, you’re an idiot, a null, a zero. You don’t even know that if you use a zero in your calculations, you own it to the Arabs. All or most of, or the basis of, your precious knowledge in maths, geometry, astronomy, philosophy and on and on come from the Arabs and the Persians.

Note: Hisham didn’t say “that people” (because there’s none) but “these people”. Educated as you are, I believe you see the difference.
You only won in one point: he had the word “Jew” in his mind when he mentioned 4 thousand years: those Egyptians who migrated to old syrian lands 3700 years ago are not the origin of today’s troubles – the beggar migrants from Northern Caucasus who spread into Eastern Europe one thousand years ago are!



The Bandalar

Right now I’m leaning towards the belief that this is propaganda. The fact that an Israeli is included is bizarre and strikes me as highly unlikely. This list appears to be fabricated to include the “usual suspects”, which naturally includes the Arab boogeyman (Israel).

There is no way to be certain of this conclusion, but the Syrians have not provided the slightest bit of evidence. No interviews, no videos, no pictures, and not even the real names of the officers! If this was legit, the officers would be a HUGE Syrian asset in their fight against foreign powers… yet they claim to have released them to “get it over with”?


Hisham Saber

I would venture to say that there are many Shlomo’s in Syria; with many trapped in Aleppo.

Remember, Israel’s were captured in Iraq on multiple occasions but released. Israel is the most evil of the ‘silent partners’ committing crimes against humanity in Syria, and the broader Middle East for that matter.

‘ By Way Of Deception, Thou Shall Create War’…..Mossad.


“Israel is the most evil of the ‘silent partners’ committing crimes against humanity in Syria…”

NO. That honor goes to the “Arab brothers”, Saudi Arabia and Qatar.

Israel’s role, while nefarious, is secondary so far.

The Bandalar

Bringing up one made up story (Israeli general captured in Iraq) will not convince me to believe another (likely) made up story. That’s how religion works – not facts! You are in the wrong forum sir.

Vic Pittman

If they were Russians, we would have killed them all already …time for Russia to send a cruise missile to these war criminals. Kill every one of them. They have the blood of hundreds of thousands on their hands.

Nicola Facciolini


Rick Costello

The penalty for “terrorism” in the Syrian Arab Republic is death by hanging. These twits refused to leave when Syria offered a ‘pass’ to those still in Allepo. Thus, they should be hanged. Why not do it publicly, one right after the other, on TV and upload it to the web so every one of those countries who’s nationals these nitwits are can see what will happen to any more of their ‘operatives’ who overstay their tourist visa. Anyone suggesting Syria should let these clowns go are saying the Syrian civilians killed have been slaughtered for nothing.


Is a list of names evidence? I can produce such evidence in a few minutes.

Where are their mugshots? Aren’t they imprisoned? Wtf.


In the last minute of the recording of Jaafari he mentions that those foreigners are still in East Aleppo. On the question how he knows their name he says: we have strong intelligence.

gfsdyughjgd .

That is why as a said before that France was deeply concern together with Brittain because their made propaganda about Syrian atrocities and mobilise their citizens.Why is there no cease fire and evacuations in Yemen were children and elderly women and men are starving by besiege of Saudi Arabia.Turkey oil and gas pipline should actually going through Yemen according to Saudi and Erdogan and co Nato UN.

gfsdyughjgd .

There more nato terrorist special moderate soldiers in BUNKERS IN Alepo that is why Erdogan is so desperate to get to know what is Russia and Syria ,Iran secrets regarding this terrorist fade if found.Erdogans oil and gas pipeline in Syria is in chaose plus his invasion terrorist forces.Erdogans gas and oil pipeline deals in Iraq and Yemen is also in total chaose.His son is no longer getting free oil from Syria,Iraq and Yemen and Libya.

gfsdyughjgd .

Erdogan is no longer back stabbing but back shooting the Russians.


Give me a break! How delusional are you people?
If SAA found a single genuine foreign intelligence officer, he would be paraded like a prize bull on bidding day. We would know everything about him, including his mother’s favorite dishes and his kids’ nicknames.
The mad Turk who killed the Russian ambassador – is there anything we do not know about him?
What is with you people? Do you believe every crazed rumor?

The Bandalar

Haha, spot on. Unfortunately most people pick a political and ideological team and have to agree with 100% of what their team says, no matter how implausible. These people are identical to the lemmings who believe the constant steam of illogical anti-Syrian propaganda news they see on TV.

If only people picked a side yet still used their brains…


No, why do you think the competing militant factions miraculously and for first time joined into one unified mass force to attack South Aleppo and try break SAA siege twice in late 2016? They were paid a lot of money to put their various petty grievances aside and in united front attack the southern suburbs. These two offensives were designed to try and break SAA siege of east Aleppo, this militant union was financed by foreign states to try and get their trapped personnel out. It failed and foreign officers remained trapped. If you don’t think the Russian will be horse trading these intelligence officers back to their owners for political concessions you are hopelessly naive.


Not sure if I should rebuff your individual points or point out that THERE ARE NO PRISONERS OR ELSE THE SAA WOULD BE SHOWING THEM OFF LIKE ARABIAN MARES!


No, they have exchange value – the Syrians fully understand this and given the Russian’s have the international power they will be handling them.




And that is why you don’t work in diplomacy sector.


I will work in diplomacy before you do, bruv.


Some of us are delusional, and yet happy people. Appears that Syria has captured 14 listed, but will play it for all it’s worth! Is this not a correct strategy?


Glad you are happy. Does not mean that they captured American and Israeli agents.


The Russian ambassador repeated this same list at the UN. He stated they where “still in Aleppo”, whatever that means. Most “advisers” got a bus ride out of area along with Jihadist. Perhaps some could not get to bus stop on time or did not have bus fare? May have been surrounded by SAA lines. This is plausible.


You might be reading about Syrian (not Russian) ambassador. He said something but will not release photos or give more details. Remember when US spy was caught in Russia and American sailors captured by Iran? They were paraded like the 4th of July.
Believe your delusions. Does n o t make it true.


This is my HOPE. That releasing names at UN is hush-hush diplomatic way of saying “we have them”. If foreign advisers have not checked in, there is no need for media circus. The foreign agencies would understand who is missing. Of course we would all like to see the pictures! But without written confessions, what does that prove. Do the advisers dress in correct military uniform and carry dogtags for ID? Maybe they are worth more in quiet negotiations to decrease support for Jihadist in Syria. Is this scenario not plausible??


If these foreign intelligence operatives who have been directing jihadi terrorists really exist and have been cornered or captured in Aleppo, and the Syrians and Russians simply LET THEM GO in exchange for “talks” – well then they are complete IDIOTS who DESERVE to lose!

The Eye

You have thousands of ISIS fighters keeping Syria in flames for 6 years, doing business with oil, driving tanks around ME from country to country and you are still looking for signs that the west is involved? Well if all you have seen is not enough, the few more exposed intelligence officers will not change too much. They can always say they work for a private agency or whatever.
Irak had a way better armed and organized army than ISIS ever had, unlimited human resources and US won in a few weeks into the war. So don’t fall for this theater. This is a proxy war that will be won or lost in Washington and London, not in Syria.

Hisham Saber

It will be won in Beijing and Moscow and Tehran. The Syrian Arab Army deserves some credit too. Also Hezbollah. Heck , even the newly arrived Chechnyan Special Forces operating for the Russian Federation.

Remember, the line in the sand for humanity for the next millennium depends on the outcome in Syria.

Either a uni-polar world, or a multi-polar(stable and peaceful) world. The stakes are high.

The Anglo-Zionists and their Arab(GCC) , Turkey as well) lackeys are in terminal decline.

Hisham Saber

Bye Bye Shlomo.


Play hardball now please Syria and Russia, want your NATO and Israeli personnel back, no more weapons deliveries and all wanted militants terrorists – Al Zinki and Al Queida – who executed SAA soldiers and civilians in east Aleppo don’t get out. As for Saudi and Turkish personnel, they only get out in return for Muhaysni the Saudi militant cleric operating in Syria and the Turkish Grey Wolves operating inside Syria. The other lesser state intelligence personnel have no exchange value – try them for illegal entry, conspiracy and aiding terrorists.

Could it happen?