The attack gives the impression of an irritating mistake made by the military based on faulty intelligence from the only world superpower.
Where it isn’t clear if the Kremlin is the leader or the follower in its relationship with Assad, it is increasingly difficult for Russia to justify to the United States and the West the need to continue negotiations under the previous format.
The ceasefire is a litmus test that will show which of the parties is really for dialogue and which wants to fuel war.
Ukraine cannot allow an advantageous situation for Russia and the separatists to take root.
The seemingly endless war of attrition is finally showing signs of coming to a pause.
Due to Hamas and Israel, an indefinite ceasefire agreement has come into effect in the Gaza Strip area of Palestine. The conflict, which has reached its 50th day, claimed over 2,100 lives on the Gaza side and 70 on the Israel side. [Read more]