A relentlessly depressing and deeply empathetic @SynapsNetwork report on the brutal social transformations wrought by Syria's civil war. If you care about the country and its conflict, this is one of those rare texts you genuinely need to read.
Possible Strategies and Outcomes in a Potential Invasion of the NW Syria Opposition Pocket by the Assad Regime and its Allies
The SDF's Post-American Future
A friend from Faylaq said locals in Jisr went to the Turks & asked them what to do, whether or not the obv. points will defend them. They said what can we do for you, if you sell out your lands, go away.
Yemen: US allies don’t defeat al-Qaida but pay it to go away