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A recent US intelligence report said that Daesh (also known as ISIL/Islamic State) is degrading.
Two coalitions – one led by the US and the other by Russia – have been involved in fighting the terrorists. It is high time to figure out some differences between the two approaches.
The Russian task force has supported the Syrian Arab Army, which numbers between 150,000 to 200,000 personnel.
According to military analysts, government forces have over 4,000 tanks (the Russian-made T-55, T-72 and the newest T-90A) and nearly 400 warplanes.
Russia began airstrikes in Syria on September 31, at the request of Syrian President Bashar Assad.
In the first 100 days of the operation, Russian jets carried out 5,600 combat sorties, with a daily average of 50-60.
During the same period, the US Air Force carried out nearly 3,500 sorties.
During the operation, US warplanes carried out a total of more than 65,000 sorties, with an average of 120 a day.