These past weeks have witnessed a lot of tensions running high, with Israel and Iran reportedly facing off near the Golan Heights. Israel has launched several airstrikes on “Iranian bases” across Syria, while Damascus (IRGC allegedly) responded with missile fire against IDF positions. In the aftermath of these hit and run attacks, Syrian president
While Russia’s objectives in Syria may at times be conflated with those of Iran’s and Syria’s, that may not always be the case.
By Aram Mirzaei