Map of Russian Air Strikes

2 Oct

http://www.abc.net.au/news/2015-10-01/syria-russian-airstrikes/6819476

http://www.abc.net.au/news/2015-10-02/russia-motives-in-syria-not-trustworthy-michael-keenan-says/6822108

” . . . . .

Russia’s decision to join the war with air strikes on behalf of Mr Assad, as well as the increased military involvement of Iran, could mark a turning point in a conflict that has drawn in most of the world’s military powers.

With the US leading an alliance waging its own air war against IS, the Cold War superpower foes, Washington and Moscow, are now engaged in combat over the same country for the first time since World War II.

The US and Russian militaries were due to hold talks via video link to seek ways to keep their militaries apart as they wage parallel campaigns of air strikes in Syria, a US defence official said. . . . .  “

5 Responses to “Map of Russian Air Strikes”

  1. auntyuta October 2, 2015 at 5:54 pm #

    http://www.theguardian.com/world/2015/sep/29/syria-crisis-where-do-the-major-countries-stand

    This link to The Guardian article from Sep 29 about the Syria Crisis gives some interesting information about where the major countries stand on this crisis.

  2. stuartbramhall October 3, 2015 at 9:02 am #

    The US is claiming Russian is bombing the wrong terrorists in Syria – I’m not so sure of that. As this article suggests, the US has really been more about helping Syrian terrorists than defeating them: https://matrixbob.wordpress.com/2015/10/01/wait-youre-bombing-the-wrong-terrorists/

  3. rangewriter October 4, 2015 at 4:44 am #

    All the strife in the world is mind-boggling. Why can’t we all just get along?

    • auntyuta October 4, 2015 at 8:26 am #

      Good question, Linda. We need more peace-makers, don’t we?

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