Putin and Erdogan Scramble to Find Workable Idlib Ceasefire Formula

Putin and Erdoğan Scramble to Find Workable Idlib Ceasefire Formula Publication: Eurasia Daily Monitor By: Pavel Felgenhauer The Jamestown Foundation President Vladimir Putin and his Turkish counterpart, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, met for an emergency summit in Moscow on March 5, in a last-ditch attempt to defuse the confrontation in the northwestern Syrian province of Idlib.…

Russian Federation in Military Withdrawal from Syria: Success but Deterrent Needed

Russian Federation in Military Withdrawal from Syria: Success but Deterrent Needed Ramazan Khalidov, Takeshi Hasegawa and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times President Vladimir Putin of the Russian Federation announced that the armed forces would start to withdraw the “main part” of its military capability from Syria. The announcement took many by surprise because the…