Wednesday, February 24, 2016

The Saker — Week twenty of the Russian military intervention in Syria: a ceasefire and yet another huge victory for Russia

The recent agreement between the USA and Russia really solves nothing, it does not even end the war, and both sides are expressing a great deal of caution about its future implementation. And yet, this is a huge victory for Russia. While it is too early to say that “the Russian won in Syria”, I think that it is now fair to say that the Russian position on Syria has won. Here is why:….
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Week twenty of the Russian military intervention in Syria: a ceasefire and yet another huge victory for Russia
The Saker

1 comment:

Bob said...

Cold War rhetoric. Russia has little to gain in Syria apart from keeping access to a naval base. In return for propping up Assad, they will become the target of terrorist attacks. Lost in all this cheerleading is any pretense of "fighting terrorism" or resolving longstanding conflicts. According to this mindset, this is all about getting one up on the US.

If we're going to be critical of anti-Russian BS from Neocons, we should be critical of anti-American BS.