07 Sep '13, 7pm

What hides behind the mission of the Nikolai Filchenkov - by David Eshel, Defense Update

What hides behind the mission of the Nikolai Filchenkov - by David Eshel, Defense Update

The recent mission coincided with an unplanned US-Russian summit at St. Petersburg. Although no such meeting was priori arranged between President Barak Obama and Vladimir Putin at the G20 conference in St Petersburg, the meeting between the two leaders (just them, no staff) lasted 30 minutes. Following the meeting no announcements were given to the media, which seems strange under the present Syrian crisis, that has already dominated the Summit. No doubt should exist between both presidents, that the situation calls for decisive action to prevent the Syrian chemical arsenal, especially prevent its delivery systems falling into the hands of islamic extremists and terrorist. This is a great concern for Mr. Obama and the Western world, but President Putin should be equally concerned in this matter. The amalgam of Islamists that is assembling to fight Assad appears to include...

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