MESOP WATCH : WHAT TO DO WITH KURDISH PKK ? – TURKEY VS. THE YPG: WHAT’S NEXT? by Soner Cagaptay PolicyWatch 3543
November 16, 2021
As Ankara and Moscow mull a potential exchange of Syria border incursions for Idlib concessions, Erdogan risks endangering his intertwined goals of improving Turkey’s economy and minimizing tensions with Washington.
In October, the Turkish parliament passed a bill authorizing further military operations in Syria, raising the possibility of another cross-border incursion to undermine the Kurdish People’s Defense Units (YPG).
The future of Iran’s presence in Syria seems to be dividing the Syrian leadership.Ali Hashem (Syria Pulse)November 15, 2021 AL MONITOR –
SDF receives US State Department officials
Syrian Democratic Forces, SDF, said that Mazloum Abdi received officials at the US State Department, and they discussed the latest situation in the region and Syria, and the challenges facing north and east Syria.NEWS 14 Nov 2021, Sun – ANHA NEWS
Zwischen Assad und dem Iran soll es schon seit Monaten zu Meinungsverschiedenheiten gekommen seinSaudischen Berichten zufolge forderte Diktator Assad die Ausweisung des Kommandanten der iranischen Quds-Brigaden wegen Verletzung der syrischen Souveränität.
MESOP MIDEAST WATCH : Saudi media: Assad behind expulsion of Iranian military leader from Syria / JEWISH NEWS SYNDICATE
Reports say Syrian President Bashar Assad demanded the exit of Quds Force commander Jawad Ghafari over breaches of sovereignty.(November 10, 2021) Syrian President Bashar Assad was involved in the ejection of Iranian Quds Force Commander Jawad Ghafari, wrote Saudi publications Al Arabiya and Al Hadath on Wednesday.
13-11-2021 ERBIL BAS NEWS — The United States will maintain its military presence in Syria to continue the battle against the Islamic State (IS), the US Embassy in Syria said on Saturday.
Secret Document for Normalization of Ties with Damascus Includes Exit of Foreign Forces
Friday, 12 November, 2021 – 12:15 London – Ibrahim Hamidi ASHARQ AL AWSAT
Featuring Anna Borshchevskaya, Lester Grau, and Michael McFaul – Policy Forum Report Nov 8, 2021
A former U.S. ambassador to Russia joins two experts for a discussion on what the six-year intervention can tell us about Moscow’s broader foreign policy.
“The two men are believed to be ISIS members,” SOHR reported. ERBIL (Kurdistan 24) – The UK-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) reported on … 8-11-2021
The threat of war against Rojava and possible consequences
6 Nov 2021, Sat – ANHA – Rauf Karakoçan – Nowadays the main topic in the discussion and analyses is about Rojava and a possible Turkish state attack.