Putin’s folly could lead to Mideast war and other comments

Security expert: Putin’s Folly Could Lead to Mideast War President Trump has a real opportunity to take advantage of Vladimir Putin’s Syria failures — if he’ll “stop prevaricating,” argues Jonathan Schanzer at Politico. More than two years after unexpectedly thrusting Russia into the Syrian civil war in an alliance with Iran, Putin finds himself “in the unlikely position of trying to contain the outbreak of what could be the ugliest Middle East war of the 21st century between Iran and Israel.” Indeed, recent Israeli air strikes are sending a message…

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