"Unprecedented partnership," Colin Powell, US Secretary of State, described US-Russian efforts against international terrorism, as he was making a public address at the Louisville University, Kentucky. Vladimir Putin was the first of world leaders to express condolence with America after the horror of September 11, and offer help against terrorism. Now, Presidents George W. Bush and Vladimir Putin are working together for thoroughly new bilateral relations, which concern anti-terror combat and nuclear arsenal cuts.
After the incident with the shootdown of the Ilyushin Il-20 reconnaissance aircraft over the Mediterranean Sea, Russia will supply an S-300 anti-aircraft missile system to Syria
Indeed, how dare they run US-independent policy? They should have followed the example of the European Union that turned independent states of the Old World into US-ditto entities