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Why This Sudden Love for Syrian Kurds in Iran and Russia?

By Wladimir van Wilgenburg  Russia and Iran’s sudden love for Syria’s Kurds is strange. Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov recently said he was “shocked” over the alleged death of’ 450 peaceful Kurds in Aleppo’s countryside by groups affiliated with Al-Qaida. … Continue reading

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Russia’s Middle-East End Game, at the Hands of the Post-Soviet Grandmaster

By Dmitri Trenin Why Putin believes U.S. policies in the Middle East since the Arab Spring have been misguided, unprincipled, and dangerous Vladimir Putin, now in power for over 13 years, has a history with the United States, his one-time … Continue reading

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