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Russia’s influence has risen but Iran is the real winner in Aleppo

Russia’s influence has risen but Iran is the real winner in Aleppo

The Guardian - Martin Chulov in Beirut

Tehran’s help in securing Syria’s second city is much less to do with re-establishing state sovereignty than about asserting its own agenda As the green surrender buses trickled out of Aleppo last Wednesday, Bashar al-Assad’s two biggest backers reacted very differently. Russia, which had brokered …

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