Feb 18, 2016 • 29M

Is the Syrian war partly an ad for Russian arms sales?

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Jason Fields
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Russia is pulling out all the stops in showing off new weaponry — especially in Syria. Nick de Larrinaga, an expert at Jane’s Defense Weekly, joins the show and explains that the display of force is about more than winning a war. It also functions a kind of advertising campaign for the world’s second-largest arms dealer.

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