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Response to BamaRefugee (Reply #10)

Wed Apr 4, 2018, 03:40 PM

20. Diff scenario. Russia would have ...

... the backing of the Syrian govt. and could go into full extermination mode. Little or no pushback from the US. Advanced weaponry now. Different terrain more suitable to large army movement. There will always be pockets of terrorist, but I think ISIS would be hard pressed to regain actual territory and a significant presence in Syria if Russian Troops were on the ground in strength.

Itís just my opinion. I think acquiring Syria is part of Putinís long game. The oil and easy access to the Mediterranean Sea would help make Russia more sanction resistant. I think heíd be willing to spend a lot of resources to secure it. He just needs us out of the theater.

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