Sunday, 21 February 2016

Russia Pulls Back From Cooperating With U.S. on Afghanistan

Russia Pulls Back From Cooperating With U.S. on Afghanistan - The New York Times

Disputes over the wars in Ukraine and Syria had not stopped the governments from cooperating on counternarcotics and securing military supply lines. But after initial success on those fronts, Russia now seems to be disengaging with both the United States and the American-backed Afghan government.
On an old Cold War battlefield where Russia fought a nearly decade-long war against United States-supplied fighters, Moscow has a new strategy: the cold shoulder.

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