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US strikes on Islamic State: The view from Syria

Syria was told of the US air strikes on Islamic State (IS) targets before they were launched - but President Assad's regime did not condemn the operation.

It is being seen as a notable shift in policy by the Syrian government.

The BBC's Jeremy Bowen reports on the widening of the military alliance against IS forces.

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