Leaked proposal: US offering Russia military pact in Syria

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A handout photograph released by the official Syrian Arab News Agency (SANA) shows people inspecting a residential neighborhood after rocket shells attack, in the government-held area of Aleppo, Syria, 11 July 2016.

Leaked proposal: US offering Russia military pact in Syria


The United States is offering Russia a new military pact against the Islamic State and al-Qaida in Syria, according to a leaked U.S. proposal.

If finalized, the arrangement could dramatically alter America's role in the Arab country's five-year civil war.

The document published by The Washington Post calls for joint bombing operations, a command-and-control headquarters and other synchronized efforts. U.S. and Russian officials with expertise in intelligence, targeting and air operations w...


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