With the Russians present as military advisers on the ground in Latakia in support of the Assad government's fight against terrorism, tensions between the Kremlin and Washington could suffer a new escalation with the Pentagon announcing the presence of US troops on the ground in Syria. The official reason? Help combat quell'ISIS who created, funded and pretended to fight in recent weeks.
"Assisting Kurdish forces" the official excuse that the US would inevitably exacerbate relations with Turkey's Erdogan (NATO member) and that actually writes Zero Hedge , seek nothing more than a pretext for an escalation with Russia imminent. He continues convoluted, messy, bloody and criminal Obama's foreign policy in the Middle East.