The quadrilateral summit in Istanbul on Syria has endorsed the political advances of Russia, but has decided nothing. Moscow gave its Turkish, French and German partners a lesson on the situation. The allies of Washington are having a hard time digesting their defeat and drawing its conclusions.
The Territorial Support Group, one of whose member’s –hidden behind a balaclava– was seen attacking an innocent G20 bystander –Ian Tomlinson– who later died, has a violent and racist history. A Medialens commentator writes about the TSG: