February 15, 2016 Boston Globe
Stephen Kinzer explains in an op-ed that Russia's strategy for its policy towards Syria is ideal and that America should put its Cold War mentality aside so that it can mediate the situation in Syria before another terrorist haven emerges. "Our reflexive rejection of all cooperation with Russia is a throwback to a vanished era. It prevents us from taking decisive steps to ease the crisis in Syria. Its effects are also being felt in Europe," Kinzer wrote.