Washington’s New Approach to Russia

Published on Dissident Voice, by Paul Craig Roberts, Nov 21st, 2015.

… Once Russia is in a coalition against ISIS, Russia will have to make compromises. Putin will be told that Russia can have ISIS, but Russia has to turn Assad’s fate over to the West. If Putin balks, the Western media will blame Putin for torpedoing the war against ISIS.  

Getting rid of ISIS is more important to the Russian government than saving Assad. If a jihadist Islamic State is established, there will be a base for exporting turmoil into the Muslim regions of the Russian Federation.

Once Russia accepts “cooperation” with the West against ISIS, more “cooperation” will be used to gradually erode bit by bit Russia’s independence and to bring Russian policy in alignment with Washington’s … //

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(Paul Craig Roberts is an American economist, author, columnist, former Assistant Secretary of the Treasury and former editor and columnist for corporate media publications (to be created on en.wikipedia). He is the author of The Failure of Laissez Faire Capitalism. Read other articles by Paul, or visit Paul’s website).

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