Perilous military face-off between two largest nuke powers?
Bill Van Auken
Activist-filmed footage in Homas province showing explosions after what they claim were Russian air strikes.
The initiation of air strikes by Russian warplanes against Islamist militia targets inside Syria, followed by Washington’s bellicose denunciations, threatens not only to escalate the slaughter in Syria, but create the conditions for a far more dangerous military confrontation between the world’s two largest nuclear powers.
Both the Obama administration and the Putin government claim that their militaries have been sent into Syria to wage war against the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) as part of …read more
Source: The Bangladesh Chronicle