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on September 21, 2015 in World News

Putin’s clever, cynical Syria strategy befuddles White House once again

Putin’s clever, cynical Syria strategy befuddles White House once again Charles Krauthammer Once again, President Obama and his foreign policy team are stumped. Why is Vladimir Putin pouring troops and weaponry into Syria? After all, as Secretary of State John Kerry has thrice told his Russian counterpart, Sergei Lavrov, it is only making things worse. But worse for whom? For the additional thousands of civilians who will die or flee as a result of the inevitably intensified fighting. True, and I’m sure Lavrov is as moved by their plight as by the 8,000 killed in Russia’s splendid little Ukrainian adventure…. View Article

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