Entries by Emily Stacey from 09/2013

Will President Putin's Letter to America Deter a US Strike in Syria?

| Posted 09.12.2013 | UK Politics

Just as President Obama was ready to take his plans for a US strike on Bashar Assad's regime in Syria to Congress, the Russian Kremlin has jumped in to call his bluff. The threat of force coming from the White House has caused widespread international concern, prompting President Putin to conjure up an alternative offer - what if President Assad was to give up his chemical weapons?