And how they illluminate what the U.S. shoudl do in Syria.
The Syrian war is not only a proxy war. There is a strong internal dimension to the war in Syria but it has been obscured by various layers and dimensions of outside intervention and agendas. The Syrian regime wants to stay in power...
RICHARD FERNANDEZ: “Though President Obama swore that he would never find himself in a proxy war with Russia in Syria, that was exactly the result. Moreover, it is a proxy war he is losing.”
AND LOSING. America Is Now Fighting A Proxy War With Itself In Syria: Confusion in the Obama administration’s Syria policy is playing out on the ground as U.S.-backed groups begin battling each other.