Russia and U.S. Near De Facto Alliance in Syria

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Syrian soldiers walk in the residential neighbourhoods near the ancient Syrian city of Palmyra on March 31.

Photographer: Joseph Eid/AFP via Getty Images

Fighters allied with the U.S. and Russia, long on opposing sides in the Syrian civil war, are both zeroing in on Islamic State’s center of gravity.

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