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Trump Should Work With Putin to Develop a New Framework for Syria
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Trump Should Work With Putin to Develop a New Framework for Syria

Authors Alexander Bick and Brian Katulis discuss why President Trump should work with Russian President Putin develop a new strategy in Syria in order to avoid another major war in the Middle East.

We still know precious little about what U.S. President Donald Trump discussed with Russian President Vladimir Putin at their summit last week in Helsinki.

On one key agenda item, Syria, Trump said, “Cooperation between our two countries has the potential to save hundreds of thousands of lives.” He added that the United States would “not allow Iran to benefit from our successful campaign” against the Islamic State and that Russia and the United States would “work jointly” to ensure the safety of Israel.

The above excerpt was originally published in Foreign Policy. Click here to view the full article.

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Alexander Bick

 (Brian Katulis)

Brian Katulis

Former Senior Fellow