frame
Howdy Debater!
Sign In Register


          
+ NEW DEBATE

Howdy, Stranger!

It looks like you're new here. If you want to get involved, click one of these buttons!

U.S. Attack on Syria Cements Kremlin’s Embrace of Assad - Why Putin supports Assad?

WhyTrumpWhyTrump 47 Points

U.S. Attack on Syria Cements Kremlin’s Embrace of Assad

Many are questioning Trump's sudden support of Syrians, in reaction to the Chemical weapons attack.  But equally strange is Putin's solidified support of Assad.  Why is Putin so interested in supporting Assad?
NY Times article 
"U.S. Attack on Syria Cements Kremlin’s Embrace of Assad", apr 8th did a nice job explaining potential drivers of Putin's rationale.

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/04/08/world/europe/us-attack-on-syria-cements-kremlins-embrace-of-assad.html

https://www.google.com/search?q=U.S.+Attack+on+Syria+Cements+Kremlin%E2%80%99s+Embrace+of+Assad&ie=UTF-8&oe=UTF-8&hl=en-us&client=safari
  1. U.S. Attack on Syria Cements Kremlin’s Embrace of Assad - Why Putin supports Assad?2 votes
    1. Putin wants to demonstrate Russia as a serious military power to the rest of the World
        0%
    2. Assad is key for Russia presence in the middle east
      50%
    3. Putin wants to show the world that his puppet Trump will be punished
      50%
    4. Putin is a great kind person who sincerely believes that Assad is right
        0%
    5. Other
        0%
Comments
  • WhyTrumpWhyTrump 47 Points
    Putin is taking on political risks, especially ahead of upcoming Russian election by prolonging Russian imvolvement in this war.  I am still unclear why he is taking such a strong position, but Trump-Putin relationship is likely a key cause.
  • islander507islander507 34 Points
    Putin needs to ensure Russia presence in Syria, as thats essentially the only way they can maintain any type of material presence in the middle east.  Also, Putin is not known of backing out of his positions.
Sign In or Register to comment.

Back To Top

Debate Anything on DebateIsland.com

| The Best Online Debate Experience!
2017 DebateIsland.com, All rights reserved. DebateIsland.com | The Best Online Debate Experience! Debate topics you care about. We are totally free!

Contact us

customerservice@debateisland.com
Awesome Debates

Get In Touch