The Biden administration has a window of opportunity to formulate a new Syria policy to circumvent one that could legitimise Assad’s regime and give Moscow a wider area of influence in the war-torn country.
The State Department says the US does not support efforts to rehabilitate Syrian regime leader Bashar al Assad, and also does not "support others normalising relations".
The best way to counter Russia is by organising a coordinated campaign to counter it in other conflicts—starting with Syria.
Recent history demonstrates that Russian commitments to ceasefires and humanitarian corridors are tentative at best and deliberately manipulative at worst.
Putin’s Ukraine expedition has not gone as Moscow initially wished, but experts think Russia is not doing as badly as the Western media reports.
Russia’s information war did not proceed according to plan, much like its military decapitation strategy.
Decades after the bloody Hama massacre, Syrian regime head Bashar al Assad has managed to cling to power, like his father, under the averted gaze of world powers.
A report by The Jerusalem Post website has alleged that UN officials did not publicise an “internal UN message saying that Assad’s military had killed” two aid workers in 2016.
From the Gulf to Israel, countries and armed groups like Yemen’s Houthis and Palestine’s Hamas rely upon guided missiles and rocket technology more than ever, changing the nature of warfare.
The US president can do much more than talk to persuade Putin to allow humanitarian aid into Syria.
Dynamics of geopolitics and Turkiye, Russia, US relations will decide the future of the embattled nation
Short answer: Yes. Long answer: No.
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