Magnier explains how the U.S. is aiming to partition Syria and Iraq by placing permanent bases in northeast Syria and why, despite a potential ally in the Syrian and Iraqi Kurds, the U.S. is unlikely to be able to cut off Bashar al-Assad from the rest of Mesopotamia for long.
On the evening of 1 August, there were reports that the United States are leaving Al-Tanf and has sent the special forces that were stationed in Syria to Jordan.
One of the militant groups operating in the area is negotiating a surrender to the SAA.
The warning leaflets scattered by the Syrian helicopters on the positions of the militants to the west of Aleppo.
Satellite photos of the Russian airbase Khmeimim, Mid-July 2017.