Will Putin be able to carry al-Assad forever? – MURAT YETKİN – Hurriyet Daily News

Bashar and Asma al-Assad, President and first-...

Bashar and Asma al-Assad, President and first-wife of Syria. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

According to this thoughtful article by Turkey’s leading newspaper, Hurriyet, the bottom line of the Syria talks, between the U.S. President Barack Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin, is that they agree that Syria today under Bashar al-Assad is no longer sustainable, but they disagree on the future of al-Assad himself.

Source: Will Putin be able to carry al-Assad forever? – MURAT YETKİN

This article speculates on how longer Russia will be able to continue supporting Assad. Surely, Russia is interested in strengthening her strategic position in the Middle East, especially at the of the US and this is the primary goal?

Thoughts?

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: