American scholar and professor emeritus of Russian studies at Princeton University and New York University, Stephen Cohen…
“If Russians die, if Damascus is attacked (the capital of Syria), Russia will retaliate with its excellent weapons, every bit as good as ours…some people say in some regards the missile technology better.
Russia will strike, Americans in Syria will die.”
“We will be where we have never, ever, ever been with Russia, killing each other…bearing in mind that both nations are laden with Nuclear weapons.See Also
So I am more worried than I have ever been in my life, at least since the Cuban missile crisis.”