Posted inFrance, Iran, Iraq, Middle East, Russia, Syria, Turkey, United Kingdom, World

Moscow nears ‘mission accomplished’ in Syria

By the end of this year, Syria will be free of Islamic State, apart from small pockets that will disappear with time. Russian President Vladimir Putin will have achieved what he set out to with his Syria intervention back in September 2015: to rid the country of armed jihadist groups, while empowering his allies in […]