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U.S. Signals Concessions to Russia on Syria

In the wake of U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry’s meetings in Moscow on Tuesday, the U.S. is sending clear signals that it is willing to make concessions to Russia in order to push forward with a six-month timetable for Syrian peace negotiations, despite deteriorating conditions on the ground and unclear buy-in from the warring […]

The Syrian Regime Captures Kweires Airbase

Syrian armed forces announced on November 10, 2015 that they have recaptured Kweires Military Airbase (aka Rasm al-Abboud), which lies approximately 23 miles to the east of Aleppo city. The airbase had been besieged by ISIS since early 2015, prior to which it has been surrounded by other Syrian armed groups for over a year.