Monday, June 11, 2018

Making Necessity a Virtue

That's nice:

Russia has no plans to pull its military out of Syria but isn't building permanent facilities there, President Vladimir Putin said Thursday in his annual marathon call-in show.

If Russia isn't planning to build "permanent" facilities in Syria to house his troops, it is only because the Russians can't afford to build anything new in Syria to house the Russian troops who aren't leaving.