Donald Trump wants to reduce the U.S. presence in the Middle East. Vladimir Putin has been pushing to increase Russia's role. Events in Syria have crystallized the larger aims of both leaders.
The Middle East: Trump Pulls Back, Putin Pushes In
By Greg Myre
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