A new piece by Sirwan Kajjo looks at a US delegation in Eastern Syria.

“The key is to help the Syrian Democratic Forces, the Syrian Democratic Council, with the issue of security, particularly as they transition from a focus on military operations to a focus on counterterrorism against (IS),” William Roebuck, deputy special envoy to the Global Coalition to Defeat ISIS, told reporters Wednesday following his meeting with local officials in the town of Ain Issa in northeast Syria.

See Kajjo’s full piece.