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Il Sole 24 Ore - Italy | Friday, October 9, 2015

Syrian war rebulilding old walls

The Syrian war is worsening the already tense relations between Nato and Russia, the liberal business daily Il Sole 24 Ore comments: "On the rubbles of Middle East nations crushed under the wars a new wall in the heart of Europe is rising. The face-off between Russia and NATO is getting tougher and tougher: the Siraq (Syria and Iraq) war is moving along the trajectory of a crisis that extends beyond the Middle East and its regional reach. From the bloody arena of the Levant, the East-West standoff rebounds in Europe, reopening the wound of Ukraine. ... As if the problem, after Russia's intervention, were no longer Assad and the caliphate. ... The world seems to be going back to before the collapse of USSR, when on the two sides of the wall there was no doubt about who was the friend and the enemy. "

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