Russia In Syria
With the defeat of ISIS in Syria, the civil war has entered a new phase, maybe even more dangerous than the last. Little by little we are learning more about the mercenary forces Russia is using to support the Assad government, the same forces that attacked a Kurdish base supported by US military advisors on February 7th. US forces crushed the attack with air strikes resulting in more than 100 casualties including dozens of Russian mercenaries. Who actually controls these forces and why would Russia sanction an attack on a base it knew housed US military advisors? Read about it here.