Russia, ISIS and Trump’s Syrian U-turn

Chaulia, Sreeram (2017) Russia, ISIS and Trump’s Syrian U-turn. The New Indian Express.

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US President Donald Trump’s spur-of-the-moment decision to attack a Syrian government airbase on April 7 threatens to prolong an intractable armed conflict that has dragged on for six years. By targeting a key military installation of the Syrian state with 59 Tomahawk missiles, Trump has breathed life back into a failing insurgency against Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and muddled the US’ core purpose of eliminating the Islamic State, al-Qaeda and other jihadist groups

Item Type: Article in News Papers and Magazine
Keywords: Donald Trump | Syria | April 7
Subjects: Social Sciences and humanities > Social Sciences > Social Sciences (General)
Social Sciences and humanities > Social Sciences > International Relations
JGU School/Centre: Jindal School of International Affairs
Depositing User: Subhajit Bhattacharjee
Date Deposited: 12 Aug 2022 11:42
Last Modified: 12 Aug 2022 11:42
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