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Here's What the New U.S. Strategy in Syria Means For Russia

Sep 11, 2018 | 14:41 GMT
A Russian Sukhoi Su-34 fighter drops bombs over the Syrian village of Kafr Ain in the southern countryside of Idlib province on Sept. 7.

A Russian Sukhoi Su-34 fighter drops bombs over the Syrian village of Kafr Ain in the southern countryside of Idlib province on Sept. 7. The United States' shifts in its policy on Syria could create friction with Russia.

(ANAS AL-DYAB/AFP/Getty Images)

The United States is once again changing its strategy in Syria. Only months ago, the country signaled that it was looking for an exit from the conflict once it had accomplished its main goal of severely degrading the abilities of the Islamic State. That prospect caused concern among its local...

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