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Josh Rogin, Washington Post: Obama proposes new military partnership with Russia in Syria
The Obama administration has proposed a new agreement on Syria to the Russian government that would deepen military cooperation between the two countries against some terrorists in exchange for Russia getting the Assad regime to stop bombing U.S.-supported rebels.
The United States transmitted the text of the proposed agreement to the Russian government on Monday after weeks of negotiations and internal Obama administration deliberations, an administration official told me. The crux of the deal is a U.S. promise to join forces with the Russian air force to share targeting and coordinate an expanded bombing campaign against Jabhat al-Nusra, al-Qaeda’s branch in Syria, which is primarily fighting the government of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.
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WNU Editor: No comment from the White House on this Russian report .... US Dept. of State Not Commenting on Reported Partnership Proposal With Russia in Syria (Sputnik). What's my take .... CIA Director John Brennan has already indicated what the U.S. position on Syria should be .... ‘No Way Forward’ on Political Front in Syria Without Russia - CIA Director (Sputnik)
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