The Jordanian Court has sentenced to death the killer of Jordanian writer Nahed Hattar that was assassinated on the ground of a cartoon trial in Amman this September . Strong advocate of the Russian military presence in Syria , Hattar wrote his last article in al Akhbar about the opening of the Hmeimeem air base before anyone knew about it one year almost before he was killed . After publishing this article, we no more heard from our author or heard his stance regarding the war in Syria until he was killed .Had he fulfilled his mission of bringing the Russian forces to Syria and considered the job accomplished therefore he could rest ? Or did he become at odds with anyone from the Syrian rule or the Russians ? His death remains mysterious and the investigations about why he was killed have not been carried on further.