Russian Forces in Syria: Let Putin Bleed

By Steven A Cook Early September brought the news that the Russians were deploying military forces to Bassel al-Assad International Airport near Latakia on the Syrian coast. The Aviationist website recently reproduced satellite imagery showing…





Let’s talk to Syria’s Assad, Merkel says

Berlin, In a statement that surprised many, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said early Thursday that Syrian President Bashar al-Assad should be part of negotiations with the West. “We have to speak with many actors, this includes…