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Submitted by David W. Lincoln (Canada), May 24, 2013 at 11:14

Professor, I am wondering if there is a context that can include

http://opinion.financialpost.com/2013/05/23/lawrence-solomon-why-russia-is-in-syria/

and what I hope isn't pious fiction about the Kremlin acting as a protector of Christians, where Muslims form the majority of the population.

For, there are times when the worst enemy of the Kremlin is the Kremlin.

Thank you.

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Daniel Pipes replies:

Lawrence Solomon is a leading energy analyst and the article you reference, "Why Russia is in Syria," makes a compelling case.

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