As tensions mount in the Middle East, while simultaneously Russia’s relationship with Western nations also declines, News2share contributor and political commentator Jon-Christopher Bua asks Josh Earnest about the role Russia can play. While The United States is allied with Iraq’s new government in their war with ISIL, the Syrian government is much closer with Russia. After asking Josh Earnest what the Obama administration’s take on the situation is, he gives his commentary on the current state of the relationships between the United States, Iraq, Russia, Syria, and ISIS.