Intel: Top adviser signals Biden would keep troops in Syria as leverage

By: Elizabeth HagedornAl-Monitor, May 20, 2020

Under a Joe Biden presidency, the United States would retain a military presence in northeast Syria as leverage against the regime, the presumptive Democratic nominee’s top foreign policy adviser suggests. 

In an interview Tuesday with CBS, Tony Blinken indicated …

E.U. adds new sanctions on Syrian regime linked entities

Council of the European Union, Feb. 17, 2020

The Council has added eight prominent businessmen and two entities linked to those businessmen to the list of persons and entities subject to the sanctions against the Syrian regime and its supporters. Their activities directly benefited the Assad …