The U.S. has been bashing Russia for shielding Assad, coddling an ally at the cost of human lives and arming the Syrian military. Some of this is true, some false, and much is exaggeration. But all is unhelpful if the goal is to oust Assad. Unless the U.S. intends to ask Iran for help, Russia is the only country with any influence with the Syrian regime.
The boy speaks little English and is not thought to be "street-wise," police say. Natnael Yemane went missing from his hotel in Nottingham on Thursday night, one of the 20 youths picked for the Games' "International Inspiration" program.