Tag: Afrin

Turkey Embraces Russia’s Political Settlement as Ankara and Washington Are in a De-facto Stalemate in Northern Syria

The Turko-US schism in northern Syria  US State Department officials have met with Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu to discuss Turkey’s concerns about US funded YPG/PKK activity in the northern Syrian city of Manbij. By now, Turkey has become accustomed to the fact that the US has been patently dishonest about […]

Turkey And US Both Deny Reaching Agreement on Operation Olive Branch as Relations Continue to Plummet

When outgoing US Secretary of State met Turkey’s Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu on the 16th of February, it was said that on the 19th of March, the two countries would hold further discussions regarding some sort of agreement on the US disarming Kurdish YPG/PKK militants in Manbij, the Syrian city that […]

Pentagon Admits Losing Control Over SDF in Northern Syria, Leaving The US Without A Reliable Proxy Force in The Region

The US has admitted being faced with large scale desertions of its SDF proxy force in north-eastern Syria and has had no choice but to admit to an “operational pause” in ground activities in regions east of the Euphrates. This is due to Kurdish fighters who had fought under the SDF […]