Syrian Conflict Dynamics December 2017

With what appears to be the imminent defeat of the so-called Islamic State in Syria and Iraq, and the growing military gains of the Syrian government and its allies, the Syrian conflict may appear to be reaching its final stages. At least this is the message that President Vladimir Putin aimed to convey during the visit by Iran’s Hassan Rouhani and Turkey’s Recep Tayyip Erdoğan to Sochi in late November, where he declared that the “militants in Syria have sustained a decisive blow and now there is a realistic chance of ending the multi-year civil war”…

 

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