Syrian Army on Brink of Total Victory in Central Syria
Opinion

Syrian Army on Brink of Total Victory in Central Syria

Syrian offensive in key As-Safira district encircles ISIS fighters, securing communications from western Syria to Aleppo and Rusafa, and bringing large areas of central Syria under Syrian government control. Unreported by the Western media, the situation in the Syrian war continues to shift decisively in the Syrian government’s favour, and continues moreover to do so…

U.S. Retreats From Al-Tanf – Gives Up On Occupying South East Syria
Military

U.S. Retreats From Al-Tanf – Gives Up On Occupying South East Syria

The U.S. is giving up its hopeless position at the Syrian-Iraq border crossing near al-Tanf in south east Syria. The U.S. military had earlier bombed Syrian forces when they came near that position but it then found itself outmaneuvered, cut off from the north and enclosed in a useless area. Al-Tanf is in the blue…

Locked into Al-Tanf: U.S. Military Concedes It Lost the Race to Occupy South-East Syria
Opinion

Locked into Al-Tanf: U.S. Military Concedes It Lost the Race to Occupy South-East Syria

The U.S. military has, for now, given up on occupying south-east Syria. Recent remarks at the Department of Defense press conference concede the defeat of its original plans. Let us recap: The U.S. military had occupied the al-Tanf border station between Syria and Iraq some 12 kilometer east of the Jordan-Syria-Iraq border triangle. The economically…

Al-Tanf Standoff: US Coalition Risks ‘Open Confrontation with Syria, Iran’
Opinion

Al-Tanf Standoff: US Coalition Risks ‘Open Confrontation with Syria, Iran’

On June 8, a United States-led coalition attacked a motorcade of pro-Damascus allied forces near the town of al-Tanf in southern Syria, destroying a tank and several artillery systems. This was the third time coalition strikes have occurred in the area. On May 18, the US-led coalition struck pro-Assad fighters near al-Tanf in the area of an established…