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Jared Szuba

Jared Szuba is a reporter based in Washington, D.C. for The Defense Post.

US citizen ISIS member wants to know why he can’t go home

Kosovar-American Lirim Sulejmani traveled with his family to Syria to live under ISIS. Now in an SDF prison, he recalled…

Tel Tamer’s hectic hospital belies northern Syria ceasefire

Near the front line town of Tel Tamer, Syrian rebels backed by Turkish airpower and artillery capture a new village…

Trump administration sends mixed signals on Lebanon military aid

A US official pushed back on reports that the Trump administration had suspended aid to Lebanon's Armed Forces, the National…

French Rafale jets strike ISIS tunnels in northeastern Iraq

French Rafale fighter aircraft conducted airstrikes on a number of Islamic State munitions caches in northeastern Iraq

It took almost a year, but a simple shift in US stance led to Turkey’s assault against Syria’s Kurds

US diplomats' short-sighted Syria strategy may have led to Turkey's incrusion and unravelled the partnership with the SDF

Pentagon releases new details of raid that killed ISIS leader Baghdadi

ISIS founder Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi died in a hole in northwest Syria, but the fight against the terror group is…

Syria’s defense ministry calls on SDF to join government forces

Syria’s defense ministry called on Syrian Democratic Forces members to integrate into the army as its troops deployed on Turkish…

US to keep Deir Ezzor oilfields out of Syrian government hands, Esper says

US deployment to Syria's oilfields is aimed in part at denying them to Russia and the Syrian government, Defense Secretary…

ISIS spokesman al-Muhajir ‘targeted’ in Turkey-controlled Syria, SDF says

Islamic State spokesman Abu Hussein al-Muhajir was "targeted" in northern Syria following the killing of ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi,…

US to send ‘additional military assets’ to Syria’s oil region amid troop withdrawal

The US said it planned to increase up its presence in eastern Syria in order to protect oil fields from…