Their worldviews, formed less than 200 miles apart, illustrate the clashing religious beliefs, ideologies, and military doctrines that led to war 10 years ago Tuesday – and may well again.
Militants attacked police at Bangladesh's largest Eid celebration, continuing the country's intensifying trend of extremist violence days after a deadly attack in Dhaka.
Putin's message comes after the Obama administration proposed the two countries fight Al Qaeda's branch in Syria.
The attack is the latest in a string carried out by local Islamic militants, though authorities deny the existence of operational ties to international terror groups.
With the civil war in Syria at an impasse, Bashar al-Assad wants the world to see him as legitimate.
Seven Indonesians taken hostage Thursday represent the latest in a spike of kidnappings plaguing the Philippines.
CIA Director John Brennan told Congress on Thursday that America has yet to contain the global reach of the Islamic State.
NATO said Wednesday it will keep its bases in Afghanistan open and possibly extend its mission there, while US officials may postpone the withdrawal of thousands of troops planned for later this year.
Even after the mass shooting in Orlando this weekend Trump's anti-Muslim rhetoric is not the way forward, President Obama said in a speech Tuesday.