Us Relationship With Syria Oct 11, 2016. Now that diplomacy has collapsed, the eyes of the world are once again squarely on Russian President Vladimir Putin, who has thrown his unconditional support behind the Syrian regime of Bashar Assad. And they are on US President Barack Obama, the leader of the Western world, who didn't want to. Sep 1, Apr 23, 2017. She's the lowest common denominator, as far as…