November 3, 2015

WHO, OTHER THAN THE RIGHT, IS SURPRISED?:

Kremlin backs down on demands to retain Syrian President Bashar al-Assad (Jeva Lange, 11/03/15, The Week)

In a surprising about face, the Russian Foreign Ministry has said that it is not crucial to retain President Bashar al-Assad's position in Syria, a reversal of its earlier intentions to preserve his presidency using military power. Russia's previous insistence on keeping Assad put the country at odds with the United States and its allies.

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