15 Apr 2018

How the air strikes affect international relations with Russia

Europe Editor and Presenter

Diplomatically, one of the impacts of the air strikes will be on the further deterioration of the relationship between Moscow and the West. The arguments over what happened in Douma a week ago and the threats of retaliation by Russia mean that maybe President Trump wasn’t exaggerating when he tweeted that the US relationship with Russia is now worse now than it has ever been. A sentiment echoed by the head of the United Nations.