‘Collision Avoidance: The Lessons of US and Russian Operations in Syria’

A new paper published by the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace examines the evolution of US-Russian military deconfliction efforts in Syria, within the broader context of managing future diplomatic relations between the two States.

The authors, Andrew S. Weiss and Nicole Ng, identify and analyse Russia’s previous attempts to create dangerous situations in the air over Syria as a way of gaining leverage over the United States, and argue that Western policymakers should use the lessons learned in Syria to help guide future relationship efforts with Russia.

The full article is available here.