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Russian Strikes in Syria Have Stabilized Assad, Top U.S. General Says – The New York Times

Russian Strikes in Syria Have Stabilized Assad, Top U.S. General Says – The New York Times

Russia’s campaign of airstrikes against opponents of President Bashar al-Assad of Syria has stabilized Mr. Assad’s government, America’s top general said Wednesday. That has probably given Mr. Assad a stronger hand to play next week, when negotiations toward a political solution to the conflict will begin in Geneva, American officials said.

Source: Russian Strikes in Syria Have Stabilized Assad, Top U.S. General Says – The New York Times