Russia, Iran and the Syrian Test

Russia, Iran and the Syrian Test

September 30, 2015

<p class="font_8" style=""><span style=""><span class="color_2">Russian President Vladimir Putin made waves leading into the UN General Assembly with new military deployments to Syria and </span></span><span class="color_2"><span style="">an accord</span><span style=""> with Iran and the Iraqi government, signaling the formation of something like an alternate coalition combating ISIS. The sudden moves serve as a wakeup call not only for the United States and its </span><span style="">allies,</span></span><span style=""><span class="color_2"> but also for Iran. The Russian actions are not enough to lead the Iranians to openly second-guess their support for Syria’s President Bashar al-Assad, but they are bound to raise tough questions among officials in Tehran.</span></span></p>

Russia, Iran and the Syrian Test

Russia, Iran and the Syrian Test

September 30, 2015

<p class="font_8" style=""><span style=""><span class="color_2">Russian President Vladimir Putin made waves leading into the UN General Assembly with new military deployments to Syria and </span></span><span class="color_2"><span style="">an accord</span><span style=""> with Iran and the Iraqi government, signaling the formation of something like an alternate coalition combating ISIS. The sudden moves serve as a wakeup call not only for the United States and its </span><span style="">allies,</span></span><span style=""><span class="color_2"> but also for Iran. The Russian actions are not enough to lead the Iranians to openly second-guess their support for Syria’s President Bashar al-Assad, but they are bound to raise tough questions among officials in Tehran.</span></span></p>

Russia, Iran and the Syrian Test

Russia, Iran and the Syrian Test

September 30, 2015

<p class="font_8" style=""><span style=""><span class="color_2">Russian President Vladimir Putin made waves leading into the UN General Assembly with new military deployments to Syria and </span></span><span class="color_2"><span style="">an accord</span><span style=""> with Iran and the Iraqi government, signaling the formation of something like an alternate coalition combating ISIS. The sudden moves serve as a wakeup call not only for the United States and its </span><span style="">allies,</span></span><span style=""><span class="color_2"> but also for Iran. The Russian actions are not enough to lead the Iranians to openly second-guess their support for Syria’s President Bashar al-Assad, but they are bound to raise tough questions among officials in Tehran.</span></span></p>

Russia, Iran and the Syrian Test

Russia, Iran and the Syrian Test

September 30, 2015

<p class="font_8" style=""><span style=""><span class="color_2">Russian President Vladimir Putin made waves leading into the UN General Assembly with new military deployments to Syria and </span></span><span class="color_2"><span style="">an accord</span><span style=""> with Iran and the Iraqi government, signaling the formation of something like an alternate coalition combating ISIS. The sudden moves serve as a wakeup call not only for the United States and its </span><span style="">allies,</span></span><span style=""><span class="color_2"> but also for Iran. The Russian actions are not enough to lead the Iranians to openly second-guess their support for Syria’s President Bashar al-Assad, but they are bound to raise tough questions among officials in Tehran.</span></span></p>