This frame grab from video provided, Nov 8, 2017, by the Syrian Central Military Media, shows a tank firing on militants' positions on the Iraq-Syria border. (Syrian Central Military/AP)

As ISIS Nears Defeat – US, Russia Close to Agreement on Resolving Syrian Civil War

With ISIS nearing defeat, the U.S. and Russia are losing their common enemy in Syria and will remain in a proxy battle in which Russia backs Assad and the U.S. supports armed opposition groups.