Several thousand armed Muslim militants have left Pakistan to join the Taliban. A bus and lorry caravan is advancing toward the Kunar province in the Afghan east. Armed with Kalashnikov automatics and anti-aircraft missile installations, the force is led by Sufi Mohammad, prominent on the Islamic Party and anti-American jihad, the Asian Age reports with references to informants in Pakistan. No official information has come by this morning whether the force has crossed the Pakistani-Afghan frontier.
The Russian Defence Ministry acknowledged that the Americans treat Russian military men in Syria with respect. The Americans always warn Russia accordingly, but not Israel
After the incident with the shootdown of the Ilyushin Il-20 reconnaissance aircraft over the Mediterranean Sea, Russia will supply an S-300 anti-aircraft missile system to Syria
Indeed, how dare they run US-independent policy? They should have followed the example of the European Union that turned independent states of the Old World into US-ditto entities