Joint Chiefs Chairman Gen. Joseph Dunford greets Defense Secretary James Mattis at the Pentagon (AP/Alex Brandon)

White House Denies Alleged U.S.-Russian Airstrike In Syria

Around 8pm on January 23, reports began circulating in both the Russian and American press suggesting that Russia and the United States had just completed their first joint airstrikes against ISIS in Syria, US officials were quick to dismiss the veracity of the claim.