Michael Philips explains how Russia may be repeating the same mistakes in Syria that it made in Afghanistan.
Michael Philips is a Research Analyst at the NATO Association of Canada and an author. Michael has pursued his master’s degree in international security at the American University in Cairo and at Monterey Institute of International Studies, USA. He has published two books about political issues in the Middle East in 2009 and 2011. Before joining the Council, Michael had carried out projects for a variety of organizations and agencies, including the International Institute for Strategic Studies, UK, and the Singaporean Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Michael’s research focuses primarily on political issues in the Middle East, conflict management and resolution, and non-proliferation and disarmament