The Times Of India reports that the Russian government will be aiding the Syrian government in the form of missiles. According to American specialists that are familiar with the weapons they say that the missiles are more advanced than previous versions given to the Syrian government.
The TOI says ‘”It enables the regime to deter foreign forces looking to supply the opposition from the sea, or from undertaking a more active role if a no-fly zone or shipping embargo were to be declared at some point,” said Nick Brown, editor in chief of IHS Jane’s International Defense Review. “It’s a real ship killer.”‘
In other news the Obama administration says it has confirmed the presence of chemical weapons in Syria. Also, another news orginization says that it has been hacked by Syrians.