Vladimir Putin Leaves Syria as Suddenly as He Entered

Vladimir Putin Leaves Syria as Suddenly as He Entered

The Indian Express¬†reported on March 14, 2016, Russian Federation President Vladimir Putin recently ordered most of his troops to withdraw from Syria. Syrian President Bashar al-Assad was engaging in peace treaties with his opposition, as Putin’s forces further vacated Syria. Putin has been striking Syria from the air since Sept. 30, 2015. Putin has left […]

Russia Is Positioned to Take a Leading Role on the International Stage

Russia Is Positioned to Take a Leading Role on the International Stage

Russia is positioned to take a leading role on the international stage. With its annexation of Crimea and their support of separatists in the Ukraine, Russia’s place in the world was clearly in opposition to that of the U.S. and Europe. Strict economic sanctions as a result of aggressive tactics in the Ukraine¬†created an environment […]

Syria Peace Talks Eclipsed by Paris Terror Attacks

Syria Peace Talks Eclipsed by Paris Terror Attacks

Representatives from more than a dozen countries converged in Vienna on Nov. 14, 2015, to find diplomatic channels to end the Syrian conflict. However, the peace talks were eclipsed by the brutal Paris terror attacks on Nov. 13, which left 129 dead and over 350 injured. Although diplomats including U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, […]