Monday, 8 August 2016

Syria is not about Syria; it's about Afghanstan

Of course Russia's success is not really a success and Syria is not really about Syria. It is about Afghanistan of the 1980's (sic)

Russophobic article of the day.

Read if you wish.

Pity Aleppo as Putin drops his bombs to salvage Russia’s pride

Natalie Nougayr├Ęde

But as Russia’s bombers hammer Aleppo’s besieged population in what could be the most decisive battle of Syria’s civil war, consider this as another piece to the puzzle of Putin’s mind: Syria is where Russia wants to erase the humiliation of the Soviet Union’s defeat in Afghanistan in the 1980s.

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