Monday, October 12, 2015

Well, We Tired Them Out

I suspect Putin is looking to turn a profit from his adventure in the sand, but it looks like he may also be making friends:

The reactions [in the region] underscore that while the West may criticize Putin for supporting Syrian President Bashar Assad, there is some relief in the region at the emergence of a player with a coherent - if controversial - strategy. 
"Putin does more than just speak," said Sohban Elewi of Damascus, summing up the views of Syrians on opposing camps who regard U.S. policy in Syria and Iraq as fumbled and confused.
Hey, Obama does more than just speak. Obama golfs.