Analysis: Putin sits back as US, allies strike Syria

Analysis: Putin sits back as US, allies strike SyriaMOSCOW (AP) — Facing a stark choice between engaging the United States, Britain and France in combat or passively watching them strike his ally, President Vladimir Putin has opted for the peaceful route. That cautious response may dent the Russian leader's tough-man image but it won't undermine his gains in Syria or erode his authority at home.



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