Syria: the Russians were right  

Great states never admit mistakes, so there will be no apology from Washington for all the anti-Russian propaganda of the past year. But it is enough that the U.S. government has actually changed its tune, and that there is a little bit of hope for Syria.

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Polish Foreign Minister Waszczykowski, pictured Feb. 17, 2016, before their bilateral meeting in Washington, D.C. Gwynne Dyer writes that Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has wisely given Mr. Kerry equal billing in the ceasefire initiative, and there has been no crowing in Moscow about the Americans finally seeing the light. U.S. State Department Photograph

PUBLISHED : Monday, May 23, 2016 12:00 AM

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