May 18, 2012
Putin Holds Key to Ending Syrian Bloodshed
Russia's leaders have been disgracefully cynical throughout the Syrian uprising. They have armed and supported President Bashar Al-Assad's regime, and they provide diplomatic cover for his mendacious and self-fulfilling claims that unarmed opposition protesters were armed insurgents. Yet Russia's position has also been oversimplified.
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