Uncle Putin vs President Obama: Syria

October 1st, 2015|by Michael Ashley Schulman, Perspectives, The Here and Now|

What just happened: On September 30, 2015, Russia launched its first airstrikes against ISIS in Syria, but they actually mostly attacked CIA backed Syrian rebels fighting President Assad. Syria’s civil war has lasted four years, and Russia and the US have divergent views about its resolution. Russian President Vladimir Putin supports Syrian President Bashar al […]