By PBS NewsHour
Unleashing another round of airstrikes in Syria, the Russian military maintain they’re targeting the Islamic State, but the Pentagon and a rebel group backed by the CIA challenged that account. Amid the conflicting claims, Russian and American military officials discussed…
Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi joins chief foreign correspondent Margaret Warner to discuss Russia’s launch of military action in Syria, whether Iraq would allow Russian forces inside its borders to fight the Islamic State and the announcement of a pact…
How do Russian military actions affect the conflict in Syria and American operations against the Islamic State? Judy Woodruff speaks with Steven Simon of Dartmouth College and Andrew Weiss of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.
Hours after the Russian parliament authorized military action in Syria, aircraft bombed a number of sites in Syria. But exactly what the Russians hit -- and why -- remain unclear. Moscow reported attacking Islamic State targets, but the Free Syrian…
Wednesday on the NewsHour, Russia launches airstrikes in Syria, but who are they targeting? Also; Iraq’s prime minister discusses the fight against the Islamic State, the latest drama on Capitol Hill, how the expansion of Medicaid enrollment has strained health…
By Joshua Barajas
Russia's President Vladimir Putin said he ordered airstrikes in Syria on Wednesday to fight Islamic State militants, a move that Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said he would welcome in Iraq, if needed.
By Robert Burns, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — A U.S. defense official tells The Associated Press that Russia has launched airstrikes in Syria.
How will Russian intervention affect the Syrian war, and what are President Vladimir Putin's true motivations in sending in military aid? Judy Woodruff gets two views from Andrew Tabler of the Washington Institute for Near East Policy and Nikolas Gvosdev…
President Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin laid out starkly different visions of Syria's future at the United Nations. Chief foreign affairs correspondent Margaret Warner joins Judy Woodruff from the United Nations to discuss the disagreement between the two leaders,…
U.S. and Russian tensions were in the spotlight at the United Nations General Assembly, where both President Obama and President Putin addressed the fight against the Islamic State. While Obama rejected support for Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, Putin maintained that…
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