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Russia Syria Weapons

The Cold War Redux?

Michael T. Klare | Posted 07.30.2013 | World
Michael T. Klare

Did Washington just give Israel the green light for a future attack on Iran via an arms deal? Did Russia just signal its further support for Bashar al-Assad's Syrian regime via an arms deal?

Israel Minister Warns Russia Against Arming Syria

AP | JOSEF FEDERMAN | Posted 07.28.2013 | World

JERUSALEM — Israel's defense chief said Tuesday a Russian plan to supply sophisticated anti-aircraft missiles to Syria was a "threat" and signal...

Putin: No One Tells Me Who To Play With

Reuters | Posted 12.17.2012 | World

MOSCOW, Oct 17 (Reuters) - President Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday that only the U.N. Security Council could restrict Russian wea...

How Russia Has Been Hedging Its Bets on Syria

Lou YK | Posted 06.25.2012 | World
Lou YK

Russia is now the key to the survival of the Assad regime and only when it begins to see the Assad regime as a liability will Syria be settled.