This article leaves out Iran’s interest in being the dominate Islamic State but other than that it makes the case for Russian expansion.
Mounting Evidence Putin Will Ignite WWIII
“By letting Putin get away with whatever he likes in Syria, Obama has created a deeply dangerous situation”
By John R. Schindler •
“Where things may be going between Russia and Turkey, ancient enemies who have warred many times over the centuries, was evidenced this week, when the Kremlin announced large-scale surprise military exercises in the regions of the country that are close to Turkey. Troops were moved to full combat readiness, the last stage before a shooting war, with Sergei Shoygu, the Russian defense minister, announcing on TV: “We began our surprise check of the military preparedness in the Southwest strategic direction.”
And then we have this from the Turkish Prime Minister:
Davutoğlu signals Turkish action after fall of Aleppo corridor. When asked whether Turkey will take action to reopen the corridor to Aleppo, Davutoğlu said, “Wait for the next few days and you will have the answer,” daily Hürriyet reported on Friday.
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