WW4/Middle East Files: Putin plans unilateral air strikes against ISIS if Washington rejects joint mil ops in Syria, preps for speech at UNGA on Sept. 28; Syrian ambassador to Moscow coyly says he would welcome Russian mil base at Latakia to “fight terrorism”; Daily Beast cites US defense officials: Russian combat pilots, UAV are conducting recon over W. Syrian provinces of Idlib, Latakia, “We still don’t know what their intent is. [The flights] suggest they are planning to conduct some kind of air operation”; Russian Air Force evaded US intel, probably flew Sukhois from Budyonnovsk, SW Russia to Syria via Hamadan, NW Iran in radar shadow of An-124 strategic airlifters; meanwhile, newly delivered Russian fighter jets pound ISIS positions in Aleppo prov., allegedly flown by Syrian pilots as in recent Palmyra air strikes, Syrian army launches yet another ground offensive to break ISIS’ 2-year-old siege of Kweiris air base; Muhajireen Brigade, consisting of 1,500 Chechens, Uzbeks, Tajiks fighting against Assad, pledges allegiance to Al Qaeda’s Jabhat al-Nusra, as Pentagon denies reports US-trained rebels of New Syrian Forces/Division 30 defected, handed over weapons to Nusra Front

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