Thursday, July 26, 2012

Soviets in Strength in the Med?

The Maritime Sentry: RIA Novosti: Russian Warships Will Not Enter Syria Port – Navy Chief

I hope the INCSEA manuals are up to date.

It is interesting that the Russians downplay their naval facility at Tartus as nothing more than a "refueling stop." In reality this is meant to be a good warm water port which the Russians are always seeking. This alone explains Russian support of the Assad regime in Syria.

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