Russia and Assad have ignored ISIS as part of their strategy, but that may have backfired today
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Turkey has played a critical role in Russia’s economy, but also in its diplomatic and geopolitical strategy. Now Russia and Turkey, already at odds over the fate of Syrian president Bashar al-Assad, may have irreparably damaged their relationship. But Russia may be getting needed diplomatic support from China and new military assistance from Iran. The […]
This article was originally published by the Institute for the Study of War and has been republished with permission. Hugo Spaulding — President Vladimir Putin is actively misinforming his domestic audience and the international community about Russia’s first military intervention outside the former Soviet Union since Afghanistan. Putin has created a false narrative about the […]
As the world once again is focused on ISIS in the wake of Friday’s terrorist attack in Paris, and as the G20 meets to discuss, among other things, global security, many are reexamining the situation in Syria and Russia’s role in the war on terror. The previous post in our Putin in Syria column can […]
Is the Russian intervention in Syria going to make things better or worse? What are the possible solutions for the Syrian crisis, and can the US work with Russia to end a war that has significant consequences for the Middle East and the world at large? This week, Interpreter’s managing editor James Miller and Boston […]
LIVE UPDATES: The Turkish Foreign Ministry says that a Russian jet fighter entered Turkish airspace on October 3 before being intercepted by F-16s. Now Turkey Says Russia also crossed into its airspace on October 4. The previous post in our Putin in Syria column can be found here.