RIYADH/GENEVA (Reuters) – The United States said on Thursday it was concerned about reports that Russia is moving more military equipment into Syria to bolster President Bashar al-Assad with a truce in tatters and peace talks in meltdown.
Russia announces the withdrawal of its forces from Syria. The decision is a surprise—President Obama is shocked. This is a feeling he experiences often.
President Barack Obama reportedly was furious at his former secretary of state Hillary Clinton for strongly criticizing his self-declared foreign policy doctrine of “don’t do stupid s**t” and his decision not to intervene in the Syrian civil war, according to an article published Thursday in The Atlantic.
JERUSALEM—More than half of Syria’s population has been swept up by the country’s civil war in the past five years—either killed, wounded or displaced, according to a report by the Syrian Center for Policy Research.