The Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) and forces from the Syrian Army have reached an agreement that will allow the Assad government to take control of the SDF-controlled areas.
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The Turkish invasion of the Autonomous Administration of North and East Syria, also known as Rojava, has seen heavy fighting rage for several days now as the local Syrian Democratic Forces and Kurdish YPG fight for their survival. But events have escalated today at such a rapid pace that it is sensible to write about them alone just to try and preserve a record.
The liberation of the town of Shaddadi in northern Syria was an important step in the war against ISIS. After the Al Hawl Offensive in late 2015 Shaddadi was astride the last all-weather road linking the primary ISIS strongholds of Mosul in Iraq and Raqqa in Syria.
I’ve been dredging through my old combat footage when I volunteered with the YPG, part of the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) fighting ISIS, and decided to start putting some of it up on YouTube. It may be of interest to anyone looking into the war against ISIS.
Back in 2017 I provided Ian McCollum at Forgotten Weapons with some information on the weapons that the Kurdish snipers used in Syria against ISIS. One of the things that came out in the comments, somewhat to my surprise, was the interest in the camouflage I applied to my personal weapons,