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U.S. support to Kurds to prevent ISIS from returning ‘adjusted’

November 27. “Consistent with our previous policy, President Trump also informed President Erdogan [on November 24] of pending adjustments to the military support provided to our partners on the ground in Syria, now that the battle of Raqqa is complete … Continue reading

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MQ-1 Predator crashes near Incirlik

US drone crashes in southern Turkey after leaving Incirlik Air Base … https://t.co/78tIOFLu0a — John Drone (@the_best_drones) August 19, 2017 An MQ-1 Predator,  crashed in southeast Turkey at around 11:50 a.m. (0850 GMT). Turkish authorities this month detained a suspected … Continue reading

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Many of the Levantine players have an interest in seeing war continue

One of the many problems about ending the war is that many of the players have an interest in seeing it continue. Why, for instance, are there offensives against Isis by the Kurdish authorities and the Baghdad government this week? … Continue reading

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Jaysh al-Islam (Army of Islam) leader Zahran Alloush now considers Damascus a “military zone”-

Heavy fighting is reported in and around the Syrian capital Damascus. On February 3, Jaysh al-Islam (Army of Islam) leader Zahran Alloush said his group now considered Damascus a “military zone”- the latest attacks on the capital were apparently carried … Continue reading

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Damascus fighting near homes of powerful figures, Mezzeh, Harasta and Irbin

Syrian government forces used tanks and helicopters against insurgents in several suburbs of Damascus Wednesday, anti-government activists said. Helicopters flew above as artillery and gunfire was heard in the suburbs of Harasta and Irbin. [March 19, 2012]Residents and activists in … Continue reading

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