Russia and the return of history4 min read . Updated: 22 Feb 2016, 01:49 AM IST
Liberal sentimentalism about internationalism led to post-Cold War complacency in the West about its values
It was another bad week for Syrian civilians caught up in that country’s civil war. Approximately 50 civilians were killed in several missile strikes on hospitals and schools in northern Syria earlier in the week, just days before a temporary ceasefire is slated to come into effect. One of the targets was an aid hospital run by Doctors Without Borders, known commonly by its French acronym, MSF. Mego Terzian, president of MSF France, has suggested that “either the (Syrian) government or Russia" was responsible for the attack.
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