February 22, 2012

Road to Damascus Goes Through Moscow

Lewis Mackenzie, Globe and Mail

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The only solution to the Syrian conflict goes through Moscow. When NATO bombing failed to force an end to the conflict in Kosovo 13 years ago, it was Russian diplomacy that convinced Serbian President Slobodan Milosevic to withdraw his little-damaged security forces from the region.

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