Rajat Sharma

Russia air strike

With Russia having launched airstrikes in Syria against the ISIS, it has added a new dimension to the Syrian crisis. Russia wants President Bashar-al-Assad, a key ally to strengthen his control in order to stem the growing menace of ISIS. However the US wants Assad to go and has hit out at Russia for the airstrikes. Both claim they are fighting against the ISIS and yet both the US and Russia are trying enjoy the spoils of war by trying to negate each other’s military actions in Syria.

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