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ISIS Escalates Violence in Turkish-held Parts of Northwest Syria Overwatch

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Claimed ISIS attacks in Turkish and opposition-controlled northwest Syria have spiked in the past two months. The US scaled down its forces in Syria and Iraq after the defeat of the Islamic State’s contiguous territorial caliphate in 2019. US policy-makers have since focused on empowering local forces who fought in the anti-ISIS coalition, including NATO ally Turkey. In this episode of Overwatch, Eva Kahan, ISW’s Evans-Hanson fellow, discusses these issues and what they mean for US nationa

Claimed ISIS attacks in Turkish and opposition-controlled northwest Syria have spiked in the past two months. The US scaled down its forces in Syria and Iraq after the defeat of the Islamic State’s contiguous territorial caliphate in 2019. US policy-makers have since focused on empowering local forces who fought in the anti-ISIS coalition, including NATO ally Turkey. In this episode of Overwatch, Eva Kahan, ISW’s Evans-Hanson fellow, discusses these issues and what they mean for US nationa

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