RUSSIAN PRESIDENT Vladimir Putin (right) and Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu watch Russian soldiers passing by as they visit the Hmeymim air base in Latakia Province, Syria, December 2017.
(photo credit: REUTERS)
WHAT WILL BE NEXT IN SYRIA?
Asharq al-Awsat, London, December 13 “As Russian forces in Syria prepare to pack up their bags and return home, several questions arise about the war-torn country’s future. The most important one is, of course, who will rule once the Russians are gone?