(Politique étrangère) Abstract: Russian military intervention in Syria was not an attempt to exert dominance as a hegemonic power in the Middle East. Far from promoting a unilateral approach, Moscow in fact supports multilateralism. Flexing its muscles in Syria was intended to make manifest to the United States and its allies that multilateral negotiations can not take place in the region – or elsewhere – with the exclusion of Russia.
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Ekaterina Stepanova, “La Russie a-t-elle une grande stratégie au Moyen-Orient?”, Politique étrangère 2/2016 (Summer 2016), p. 23-35.