Confrontation With the West is Possible
Russia is preparing to defend its citizens in Syria and its naval base at the Syrian port of Tartus. Read more.
The Syrian situation is fraught with danger--another foreign policy disaster on the verge of becoming a catastrophe. The Obama administration should not have meddled in Syria--on the side of Islamists. Russian cooperation is key to containing or removing the Assad regime--and to containing or removing the Iranian regime. But the United States has acted as if the Cold War never ended. The bipartisan blunders are mind boggling.