Despite growing distrust between Moscow and Washington there is still room for bilateral cooperation, experts stress. There are a number of issues on which the countries' interests overlap, opening the door to the normalization in relations between the United States and Russia.
The dangers coming from Daesh terrorist organization will remain in Syria and Iraq even with the city of Mosul liberated, experts told Sputnik on Thursday.
American media has recently changed its narrative while covering the situation in Aleppo, Professor Stephen F. Cohen highlighted. In the blink of an eye, al-Qaeda-inspired jihadists in eastern Aleppo have turned into "rebels," while Moscow and Damascus have become "war criminals" in the eyes of Washington.
The wide-scale US-backed operation on liberation of the Iraqi town of Mosul from Daesh terrorists launched on Monday is partly aimed at benefiting the presidential campaign of US presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton, experts told Sputnik on Thursday.
Washington's Russia policy has failed, US experts note, adding that whether one likes it or not the US "has no better option than to keep trying to work with Russia" in Syria.
Five years on from the murder of Muammer Gaddafi on October 20, 2011, Libya is a failed state. His murder, and Libya's descent into an abyss of lawlessness, sectarian violence and anarchy thereafter, marks another miserable chapter in western foreign policy.
Asian nations are demonstrating increasing interest in research and exploration of vast Arctic resources. According to the Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC) think tank, some of Asia's emerging economies view Russia as a "ticket to the Arctic riches."
Ankara and Moscow have become increasingly disenchanted with the West's policies in Syria, experts note, adding that the Syrian crisis is likely to bolster the dialogue at high political level between Turkey and Russia, opening the door to closer cooperation.
The EU's threat to refer the situation in Syria to the International Criminal Court (ICC) in order to accuse Moscow and Damascus of war crimes is yet another attempt by the US and its European allies to throw a wrench in the Russo-Syrian counter-terrorism operation, experts suggest.
Sexual-misconduct allegations against Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump are aimed at separating him from his mostly white, male conservative supporters in rural US communities, analysts told Sputnik.
Washington should use "smart diplomacy" as a political tool to safeguard American interests and preserve peace, US academic Enea Gjoza notes, adding that military strikes will not be the ultimate solution of the Syrian crisis.
The international community is facing the increasing threat of chemical weapons proliferation, Vladimir Platov, an expert in Middle Eastern affairs warns, referring to Daesh creating chemical stockpiles in both Syria and Iraq.
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Washington needs to develop a clear strategy in Syria and answer the question of what its national interests in the Syrian war are, US-based journalist Antoun Issa notes, throwing into question the "necessity" of the US' direct military involvement in Syria.
Washington's "Plan B" is excluding Russia from the US' Syrian plan, leaving no space for US-Russian bilateral cooperation, Salman Rafi Sheikh writes, warning that the plan may result in Syria turning into a "transit route for the spread of chaos."
The Bushes and the Clintons, the two "political dynasties" expect that Hillary Clinton will maintain the established status quo, if elected, and do not want Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump to occupy the Oval Office, US-based journalist and editor-in-chief of News Junkie Post Gilbert Mercier told Sputnik.
Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump enjoys passionate support among the party faithful amid corporate media attacks and US opinion polls that show him trailing Democratic rival Hillary Clinton, analysts told Sputnik.
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