Tag: Navy

Russia’s Permanent Naval Squadron in Syria Serves to Stretch Its A2/AD Bubble Farther

The Russian Naval squadron in Syria is providing coastal defense for its expeditionary corps in Syria, but more than that it represents a forward defense of Russia’s own Black Sea waters. Russia’s Strategic Goals Russia’s strategy in the Mediterranean is focused on three key goals: taking advantage of the Mediterranean’s geographical position to improve Russia’s security, using Russia’s position in...