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Trent Franks

Analysis: Not since World War II have US, Russia bombed same country

WASHINGTON _ For the first time in 70 years, U.S. and Russian bombers are flying in the same skies, but it remains to be seen whether they are on the same side as they were in World War II.tmpplchld While Moscow's allies have flown Russian-made planes in more recent conflicts, from Vietnam to Iraq and Iran, the direct entry of the Kremlin's air force into the messy Syrian civil war marks a new chapter in U.S.-Russian relations.tmpplchld That chapter is starting with the two countries cooperating to de-conflict their airstrikes, but the rest of the story could go sour quickly given Moscow's support for a repressive Syrian government that America says must go.tmpplchld At a...