January 18, 2017
ISIS, The Group That Is Bringing Enemies Together
Sure, Russia and Turkey backed opposing sides in Syria’s civil war, but that doesn’t mean they can’t come together for a shared goal. According to Russia’s defense ministry, Russian and Turkish jets carried out their first joint strikes on ISIS inside Syria. The tag-team targeted Al-Bab in the Aleppo province, where Turkey had previously suffered heavy casualties last month during their ground attack. The US was also supporting Turkish airstrikes earlier this week, but a joint combat operation between Russia and a NATO state like Turkey is highly unusual.
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