Gen. Wesley Clark Discusses the ‘Real Answer’ to Russian Threats Against the US in Syria

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“As the ISIS mission winds down, the U.S. finds itself badly in need of a clear strategy and the will and means to implement it.”

General Wesley Clark’s most recent Op-Ed piece covers his views on the conflict in Syria, and his thoughts on how to resolve it.

General Wesley Clark standing on the set of his course American Military History: From Colonials to Counterinsurgents
General Wesley Clark standing on the set of his course American Military History: From Colonials to Counterinsurgents

Highlights of the article include:

  • After the U.S. forces in Syria inflicted more than 100 Russian casualties in breaking up an attack by mercenaries a few weeks ago, a Russian response was inevitable.
  • General Valery Gerasimov threatened that if the U.S. again struck Russians, there would be retaliation.
  • We should say nothing, and continue to work with our allies to finish off ISIS.
  • But as that mission winds down we need a clear strategy in the region going forward.

Head over to CNBC.com to read the full article. 

You can stream General Clark’s course American Military History: From Colonials to Counterinsurgents at the Great Courses Plus.

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