Russia in Syria

US deploys Bradley armored vehicles to Syria after dustups with Russia’s troops

Four US service members were injured last month when a Russian troop carrier rammed a US military vehicle.

Jared Szuba | Russia in Syria | Sep 19, 2020
al-monitor A US Bradley armored personnel carrier drives near the town of Tal Tamr in northeastern Syria's Hasakah province on the border with Turkey, on Nov. 10, 2019. Photo by DELIL SOULEIMAN/AFP via Getty Images.

How a second Trump term could shift Russia’s stance on Syria

Bahrain, UAE peace deals compel Palestinian rethink on strategy.

Week in Review | Russia in Syria | Sep 11, 2020

Who is behind wave of killings of tribal sheikhs in east Syria?

Syria's eastern province of Deir ez-Zor sees escalating tensions between Arab tribes and the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces.

Sultan al-Kanj | Syria Conflict | Sep 10, 2020

Intel: Syrian Kurds court Moscow to avert potential Turkish attack

The Istanbul-based leader of Syria’s opposition interim government has denounced an agreement reached in Moscow over the weekend between the US-backed Syrian Democratic Council and the pro-Russia Popular Will Party.

Amberin Zaman | Russia in Syria | Sep 2, 2020

Is Syria’s eastern front about to boil over?

Another tough week for US-Turkey relations as Erdogan accuses US of "sick mentality."

Week in Review | Syria Conflict | Aug 28, 2020