Syria—Russia Probes U.S.-Held Territory In East

Politico | 07/02/2020

Russia appears to be engaged in a low-key campaign to encroach on territory occupied by American military units as part of an effort to push the U.S. out of Syria, reports Politico (Washington, D.C.). Moscow has been deploying its forces closer and closer to U.S. troops in the eastern Deir Ezzor region, leading to more frequent encounters. Forces from the two countries are now coming into contact several times a week, if not daily, compared to monthly encounters in 2019, said unnamed...

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