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The Risks and Rewards of Moscow's Mission in Syria

Omar Lamrani
Senior Military Analyst, Stratfor
Oct 24, 2019 | 09:00 GMT
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan (L) and Russian President Vladimir Putin (in front of flag) sit during a meeting in Sochi to discuss the situation in Syria.

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan (L) and Russian President Vladimir Putin (in front of flag) discuss the situation in Syria during a meeting in Sochi. As Russia's commitments in Syria grow, it might encounter more hiccups along the way.

(ALEXEI DRUZHININ/TASS via Getty Images)

Pretty much everything in Syria has gone Moscow's way. Events on the horizon, though, suggest that won't always be the case....

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