November 2015: Russia on a Roll

Paris encore.

For the second time this year, Islamic terrorists have attacked Paris, and this time ISIS declared war. France responded with bombing raids on Isis’s
Syrian headquarters. Other nations are pledging support in a campaign to destroy the current leaders of Islamic terrorism.

As Russia was announcing its partnership with Europe and NATO in attacking ISIS, the diplomats refrained from commenting on Russia’s months of bombing attacks in Syria, only a handful of which had been aimed at ISIS.

In just three months, Russia has leapt from near-pariah status to Great Power status, the absolutely necessary power to defeat ISIS.

This month we discuss how Vladimir Putin outfoxed the Europeans and Barack Obama, and the implications for investors.

Download: Coxe Strategy Journal: November 2015