September 6, 2013
Putin Overwhelms Obama at Summit
Leonid Bershidsky, Bloomberg
The St. Petersburg meeting of the G-20 may well go down in history as the Sulky Summit, but also as a qualified Putin victory. "Syria: G-20 trapped by Putin," read a headline in the conservative French newspaper le Figaro.
Most of the leaders present share the Russian president's views on whether to intervene in Syria, the most divisive issue on the agenda.
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