Putin: ISIS Financed From 40 Countries, Including G20 Members

President Vladimir Putin says he’s shared Russian intelligence data on ISIS financing with his G20 colleagues: the terrorists appear to be financed from 40 countries, including some G20 member states. Continue reading

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Obama And Putin Agree To Syrian-Led Transition

Presidents of US and Russia meet at leaders’ conference and agree to have the UN negotiate a peace deal between the opposition and the Assad regime. Continue reading

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Free Syrian Army Plan Suicide Attacks On Russia

The Homs Liberation Movement, a Free Syrian Army faction close to al Qaeda, plans to infiltrate the Syrian military to find where the Russians are—and blow them up. Continue reading

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U.S. Gives Up Effort To Train Syrian Opposition Forces

The $500-million program had once been a linchpin of the strategy to defeat ISIS but so far has proved a fiasco. It was put on hold after a band of fighters turned over their U.S.-supplied equipment to terrorists linked to al Qaeda. Continue reading

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With Putin And Obama Set To Meet, Can Dent Be Made In Syrian Suffering?

The geopolitics remain fraught, but face-to-face talks between U.S. and Russian leader could spell beginning of progress Continue reading

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