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US Sends Marines Into Eastern Syria To Join Major Battle

In early September, the Kurdish YPG launched an offensive against a pair of towns in northeastern Syria termed the “last” ISIS-held territory. Officials claim 211 ISIS and 113 Kurds have been killed since then. US Marines are now being sent into the area to join the ground offensive. Previously, the US was offering only air support. Read More…

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Al-Qaeda Members In Idlib Pretend To Be ‘Democratic Activists’

On September 14, thousands of people participated in Turkish-backed demonstrations across the militant-held parts of the provinces of Idlib, Lattakia and Aleppo in northwestern Syria to protest against a potential fully-fledged offensive by the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) and its allies as well as to show its support to the Turkish policy in the region. Read More…

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Alliance Between Syria And YPG Deepens Ahead Of Idlib Offensive, Provoking An Unpredictable Turkey

The YPG’s participation in the upcoming Idlib offensive on the side of the Syrian government would essentially cement its realignment in the Syrian conflict, greatly weakening the U.S.’ justification for its continued military presence in Syria, while also potentially provoking an increasingly unpredictable Turkey. ALEPPO, SYRIA — With military forces from the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) Read More…

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Is The US-Kurdish Alliance Over? New Agreement Between Kurds And Assad Could Spell End For U.S. Role In Syria

The agreement came as a result of recent negotiations between Kurdish and Syrian government officials in both Damascus and Qamishli. DAMASCUS, SYRIA — For over a year, much of northeastern Syria has found itself under de facto occupation by the United States and its military proxy, the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF). The occupied territory, accounting for nearly a third of Read More…

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Pentagon Seeks $300 Million In Weapons For 65,000 US-Backed Forces In Syria

While US “relief funds” are frozen in Syria, the Pentagon continues to seek massive amounts of funding for its military operations in the country. This includes a request for $300 million in weapons to give to “partner forces” in Syria. This amounts to enough arms for 65,000 fighters. This is expected to center on the Syrian Read More…