Putin continues Syria buildup, losing patience on coordination with U.S.

Russian President Vladimir Putin will take unilateral action against Islamic State of Iraq and Levant (ISIL) in Syria if the United States turns down his proposal to join forces against the terrorists, according to a report on Sept. 23.

According to a Bloomberg report, Putin has become frustrated with what he sees as U.S. stalling on the proposal for a “parallel track” of strikes against ISIL. Continue reading