Is Russia trumping US in Syria? Pentagon is of two minds. (+video)

October 10, 2015 12:20 PM

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Is Russia trumping US in Syria? Pentagon is of two minds. (+video)

On one hand, Russia could be inserting itself into a quagmire in Syria. On the other, it's calling the shots.

Washington — When top United States officials on Friday announced the end – they preferred to call it an “operational pause” – to the unsuccessful effort to train “moderate” Syrian rebels fighting against the Islamic State, there was the slightest bit of a wink and a nudge.

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