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Jared Szuba

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…

US official warned Syrian Kurdish leader not to talk to Assad or Russia in heated meeting

A US State Department official warned Syrian Kurdish leader Ilham Ahmed not to engage with Bashar al-Assad's government or with…

‘We can’t lose hope’ – SDF willing to work with US despite ‘huge blow’ in northeast Syria

Senior Syrian Kurdish leader called for a halt of Turkey’s invasion of northeast Syria, saying the SDF are willing to…

‘The border is on fire’: Turkey battles Syria’s Kurds near Tal Abyad after ground invasion

Ground forces backed by Turkey entered northeast Syria to fight against the Syrian Democratic Forces as scores of civilians fled