Are Russia and the U.S. building military bases in Syria?


Dubai:Reports of a U.S. military base being built in northeast Syria are becoming more and more frequent in the international media. On January 24, 2016 the Turkish newspaper Hurriyet quoted Syrian sources as saying that the U.S. military, together with Syrian Kurds, were completing work to strengthen and expand the runway and set up necessary infrastructure at a former rural airfield in the town of Ramilan.