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Putin’s Target Is Not Islamic State – Bloomberg View

Putin’s Target Is Not Islamic State – Bloomberg View

Anybody who hoped Russian President Vladimir Putin would have the key to defeating Islamic State or bringing peace to Syria just got their answer: The first airstrikes in Russia’s air campaign in that benighted country didn’t target the terrorist group at all.

Instead, Putin followed President Bashar al-Assad’s playbook.

Source: Putin’s Target Is Not Islamic State – Bloomberg View