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What Putin really wants in the Middle East

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Vladimir Putin’s proposed deal on Syria’s chemical weapons unveiled this week is Russia’s strongest bid yet to reemerge as a power broker in Middle East politics — ironically on the fortieth anniversary of the 1973 Yom Kippur War, the last US-Russia confrontation in the Middle East. But however suspicious to Western eyes, this bid reflects far more than just Russian imperial impulses going back...

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