Friday, 20 January 2017

[Burden of Damascus / 'Unusual' Alliance?] New alliance: Russia and Turkey against 'Islamic State' (And then what?)

New alliance: Russia and Turkey against 'Islamic State'
... Is Russia planning to expand its military operations in Syria? Will Putin give Trump a reason to ease the sanctions imposed for Russian activities in Ukraine? After all, the Russia-Turkey mission in Syria only began a few days after the US election winner Trump spoke of loosening sanctions against Russia in the context of fighting against terror. ...
More alliances, wars, and rumors of wars at DW