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Russia Looks for an Exit in Syria

Jan 4, 2017 | 09:54 GMT
Russia Looks for an Exit in Syria
Russian troops and their loyalist allies had secured the Syrian city of Palmyra before the Islamic State won the city back with an attack in early December, a reminder of the dangers to Russia of a prolonged involvement in the country's civil war.
(VASILY MAXIMOV/AFP/Getty Images)

Moscow cannot afford to get dragged deeper into the Syrian morass....

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