Russia’s Asymmetric Military Power in Recapturing Palmyra

Russia’s Asymmetric Military Power in Recapturing Palmyra Publication: Eurasia Daily Monitor Volume: 13 Issue: 61 By: Roger McDermott The Jamestown Foundation On March 27, following months of preparation and Russian-led coalition military action, Damascus finally announced the recapture of Palmyra by government forces. President Vladimir Putin congratulated his Syrian counterpart Bashar al-Assad as Russian media…