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@boerneaj Do you expect Turkey to ethnically cleanse Kobani?US official warned Kurdish leader not to talk to Assad in heated meeting - by @jaredSzuba SDF commander Abdi plea… https://t.co/B4QFNK5WQo @EHSANI22 But none of this actually describes a relationship, whether federal or decentralized. Are we to understan… https://t.co/bAwLnGYTLxSo basically this seems to be where N/E Syria is headed on the current trajectory. Blue bits will be like Manbij bu… https://t.co/mfQJof1uWs
Retweeted by Joshua LandisWhat this deal will do, if it works, is to return all remaining Kurdish-majority regions in Syria to Assad's contro… https://t.co/gYLOcsFEh3
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10/23
2019
Erdogan got half of what he wanted from Putin today. He secured a 30 km deep zone that is off limits to the YPG- B… https://t.co/KVn3IpfMzI
Retweeted by Joshua LandisAre you serious James Jeffrey??? Turkey brought in the Russians and the regime??? https://t.co/1N4TL7wZ5t
Retweeted by Joshua Landis @nahda_8 @MackeyLiam I don’t know what practical plan he would recommend that would be better. Nothing will be idea… https://t.co/ky7S40hxsq @nahda_8 @MackeyLiam Thanks Nancy. Liam is a name caller. I do t know what he is recommending for the region.Trump vs. Trump: Kurds Edition https://t.co/eqMMwNWtlg
Retweeted by Joshua LandisPutin-Erdogan: Assad Regime takes entire border region outside area given away in US-TR “ceasefire” last week. Turk… https://t.co/t5HUDCTLGq
Retweeted by Joshua LandisThe Turkey-Russia deal for northern Syria. Russia stands up to Turkey, containing its expansionist momentum. Joint… https://t.co/O3A5oeSNfsNote nylon sheeting to protect people from Turkish drone strikes https://t.co/T8TsgUk5GM
Retweeted by Joshua LandisIraq's military says U.S. troops leaving Syria and heading to neighboring Iraq do not have permission to stay in th… https://t.co/C4ZFabkWYL
Retweeted by Joshua Landis @NicholasAHeras @JackDetsch_ALM It’s been going on for 8 years. Great power horse trading over the fate of local people’s.SAA units expanded deployment in Hasaka countryside as they entered a number of new villages in the surroundings of… https://t.co/CcQMMYoxX1
Retweeted by Joshua LandisI disagree, @Ibishblog. The argument made by @attackerman is correct. The main result of US closure of Syria’s high… https://t.co/puyGDO25izUpdate: Erdogan still meeting with Putin five hours before US-brokered pause in Syrian offensive expires https://t.co/YpehK13ORh
Retweeted by Joshua LandisObviously our new sec of Defense understands little about Syria or ISIS in Deir ez-Zor. “Esper said the main goal… https://t.co/04RhwUmG7kANALYSIS: “I don’t want to leave troops there,” US President Donald Trump said on Monday, “we never agreed to prote… https://t.co/MIgIbN00Cs
Retweeted by Joshua Landis @joshua_landis This TNI article had some interesting points to make about the Iran-hawks and their oil dreams: https://t.co/NX29MezTkg
Retweeted by Joshua LandisTurkish troops are located in the red regions of north Syria. https://t.co/3dgTPBjg3c
Retweeted by Joshua LandisTurkish troops are located in the red regions of north Syria. https://t.co/3dgTPBjg3cThe discussion between Messrs. Putin and Erdogan will likely be “lengthy and complex,” Kremlin spokesman Dmitri Pes… https://t.co/lKmQ7FeFwa“Of course, we need a dialogue” between Turkey and Syria, and Moscow is “ready to play a supporting role, to encour… https://t.co/hTItd1TG6x
Retweeted by Joshua Landis“Of course, we need a dialogue” between Turkey and Syria, and Moscow is “ready to play a supporting role, to encour… https://t.co/hTItd1TG6xTurkey’s position in North Syria as Erdogan sits down with Putin at Sochi to discuss how to get the rest of the nor… https://t.co/pTu8zHbcYJBrett McGurk says Trump’s plan for Syrian oil fields raises a host of legal, technical and diplomatic issues. A cr… https://t.co/Bdmz34453n
10/22
2019
The “grab the oil” idea is all crazy think. US can’t sell it as an anti-ISIS strategy, which I presume would be the… https://t.co/Zh082Eac9MNEW in @AlMonitor: The Pentagon is pushing for Trump to leave 100s of troops in Syria, but many aren't sure where t… https://t.co/YeG3C6EpD7
Retweeted by Joshua Landis @hxhassan This is all crazy 😜 think. US can’t sell this oil grab as an anti-ISIS strategy, which I presume would be the legal pretext.Crazy thinking going on in DC about rolling back Trump’s US exit from Syria https://t.co/bXVjZhVJvdكمواطنة لبنانية، لا يحق لي إعطاء الجنسية لابنتي، والمحاكم الشرعية والروحية على اختلافها لا تعطني حق الحضانة في حالة… https://t.co/0BcD7uH00Q
Retweeted by Joshua Landis @jwcglaser Yes. The problem is that the US never intended to help the Kurds achieve an independent state in NE Syri… https://t.co/3mesDMeg8s @KinanabouNidal We will have to see if he can keep his emirate in Idlib by playing the humanitarian and Turkish card.https://t.co/IkDQv5wv2mWith US saying that it may keep Syrian oil fields around Deir ez-Zor, local Arab military council sees their chance… https://t.co/VFei72XyZUHow much oil is at stake in #Syria ? Total reserves are estimated at 2.5 Billion barrels and at least 75% of thes… https://t.co/2asFA00Urx
Retweeted by Joshua LandisRecently, @MiddleEastEye reported that Tahnoun bin Zayed, #UAE crown prince’s brother & national security advisor,… https://t.co/drTflxEUEf
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10/21
2019
Al-Jawlani talks only of the Sunni Arabs mixing traditional Arab nationalism with Sunni triumphalism in his condemn… https://t.co/b6v8SN9l9TAbu Mohammad al-Jolani, leader of al-Nusra Front (al-Qaeda branch in Syria) in a televised speech endorses the plan… https://t.co/AvwGwZSEO7
Retweeted by Joshua LandisThread Has #Syria Lost Its Oil Fields ? Answer: Possibly, Yes if your believe @LindseyGrahamSC following his in… https://t.co/njwALM0wnB
Retweeted by Joshua Landis'Majority' of US troops depart Syria - by @JackDetsch_ALM https://t.co/GNSptbRW5L via @AlMonitorTrump has managed to confuse everyone with his “we have the oil” tweet. But it isn’t clear that he intends to keep… https://t.co/wZOyc6LPucIn my view,DMC can not withstand the Iranians and the Assad Regime,unless the United States stays in Deir Ez Zor,an… https://t.co/5b2kVDGoMB
Retweeted by Joshua Landis#Turkey says it wants #Syrian government forces to leave border areas, and #Kurds forces say if evacuation complete… https://t.co/avUdab95tS
Retweeted by Joshua LandisCaught on tape below: Trump enabled Turkish-backed militias brag that they will behead any “infidel Kurd” they capt… https://t.co/DeSXp94byD
Retweeted by Joshua LandisComment l'envoyé spécial des US pour la Syrie Jim Jeffrey " a dit aux Kurdes à plusieurs reprises : " Nous allons… https://t.co/XUwDEnPztJ
Retweeted by Joshua Landis“In the Middle East, if you’re not at the table, you’re on the table.” With Putin meeting Erdogan in two days as US… https://t.co/ZKJhwuXLce
Retweeted by Joshua LandisUSA dragging feet getting out of Syria. Mark Esper said troop pull out will be done in "weeks not days," and that… https://t.co/cKkhA5w3Fm
Retweeted by Joshua LandisNEW in @AlMonitor: The Pentagon is planning to deploy irregular warfare tactics - such as cyberattacks and electron… https://t.co/rLQUwvoMR9
Retweeted by Joshua LandisGood analysis by @Solomon_Chris on the Kurdish dilemma in Syria. https://t.co/orExcXn5dE
10/20
2019
How America's Special Envoy for Syria - Jim Jeffrey - “told the Kurds on multiple occasions, ‘we’ll manage Turkey,… https://t.co/rTVmAKBc6F
Retweeted by Joshua LandisThis is how @NYTBen @ddknyt & @hassanx2 describe the Turkish backed FSA that is now taking over North Syria: "Ext… https://t.co/JrqqRfQ0JN"The point I think that I would make is that all of America is a taker society, because we have not paid for these… https://t.co/0SQ8CpGRNC
Retweeted by Joshua Landis @FordPre04397858 @EHSANI22 Me three @ClimateAudit @csdickey @attackerman Yes. Freelancing. Amazingly irresponsible. Tump made it clear that he was not… https://t.co/feLjHJaxGbHow America's Special Envoy for Syria - Jim Jeffrey - “told the Kurds on multiple occasions, ‘we’ll manage Turkey,… https://t.co/rTVmAKBc6FAssad Is Now Syria’s Best-Case Scenario - by @stephenWalt There is no independent Kurdish state and no prospect f… https://t.co/nPNItigPyNVideo of the Lafarge Cement Factory Shows that many important parts were not destroyed when US F15s targeted thei… https://t.co/gMnpRucTn1NEW in @AlMonitor: Turkey advanced on a Kurdish-held town in Northern Syria, violating a US-brokered pause in the f… https://t.co/vlxEopzj7J
Retweeted by Joshua LandisStatement by the PKK, defending itself from the charge of terrorism & asserting the Kurdish right to self determina… https://t.co/zjSL9exl4w
10/19
2019
Erdoğan adviser says Trump's letter 'not taken seriously at the time' - "absolutely irrelevant due to the way it wa… https://t.co/HHO57nRIa0 @JackDetsch_ALM “This is not a cease-fire," said Turkish Foreign Minister. "We will suspend the Peace Spring oper… https://t.co/ygWreR7eqh“This is essentially the US validating what Turkey did and allowing them to annex a portion of Syria and displace t… https://t.co/N8cwGmZZCwPresident Trump called the deal an “amazing outcome” despite the death of many & displacement of 160,000 Kurds in n… https://t.co/wXDiyNR1zXPelosi & Schumer call the US-Turkey deal on Syria a 'sham', claiming "President Erdogan has given up nothing, and P… https://t.co/0JhVT7gBivThe official US-Turkey Ceasefire Agreement in Northeast Syria - White House https://t.co/vYKS8ELfGY via @whitehouse
10/18
2019
U.S., Turkey agree to 5-day cease-fire in Syria. Abdi, the head of the SDF, said “we accepted this agreement, and… https://t.co/BrLVR6UzisAssad, US destroyed 26 bridges to isolate East-Euphrates area: photos https://t.co/ck7uCdK7z1 via @NewsNowUK @_sHx_ @sfrantzman Underscores how chaotic US policy is. Collapse of foreign policy process.At $680 mil, the Lafarge Cement factor was Syria’s largest foreign investment outside the oil sector, representing… https://t.co/OKsaOep96W
Retweeted by Joshua LandisI am joined by @joshua_landis on @HiddenForcesPod for a discussion about the calamity that has become American fore… https://t.co/PX6tnstPnI
Retweeted by Joshua Landis @UrOrientalist Go with the flow.Who are the Syrian Rebels who are fighting with the Turks? Alexis @Feertchak takes a look, quoting @FabriceBalanchehttps://t.co/yzN3iVFIV8 @Xerxes92005 @FabriceBalanche explains that a number of TFSA fought w ISIS: «il y a effectivement un très gros cont… https://t.co/YoeubBTYtr @agitpapa I hope you are right. None of the news reports is clear on this. I have been trying to get some clarifica… https://t.co/jRXFJ0yqCyHas the US blown up Syria's largest cement factory? US F15s targeted an arms cache left at the factory, which serve… https://t.co/Z4qZ4zVowp
Retweeted by Joshua LandisThe US and Russia veto an EU proposed UN resolution condemning the Turkish invasion of Syria. https://t.co/T5nzNS4LEH#Syrie l’#EI revendique la libération de femmes détenus par le #YPG dans un poste à Mahmoudli al-Journieh https://t.co/KtyLhaGSvX
Retweeted by Joshua Landis @aronlund The US destruction of the cement factory as a parting shot of its involvement in Syria is a sad coda on i… https://t.co/7yErobOqVF @DrLunar This is an extraordinary article by @aronlund I use a quote from it in my thread because it was by far Sy… https://t.co/qUhpsBv96DHerebis an excellent article about the Lafarge Cement factory by @aronlund. An amazing story of how the French man… https://t.co/o4kynClYfcAt $680 mil, the Lafarge Cement factor was Syria’s largest foreign investment outside the oil sector, representing… https://t.co/JH9PXyu2tsHas the US blown up Syria's largest cement factory? US F15s targeted an arms cache left at the factory, which serve… https://t.co/Z4qZ4zVowp @joshua_landis Here is the most comprehensive article about LafargeHolcim Cement Plant at Jalabbiyya: https://t.co/qjGqUAl1rq
Retweeted by Joshua LandisUnclear how much of the Lafarge Cement Factory that the US was using as headquarters has been destroyed. It was the… https://t.co/Ii3bNzaNkTRemarkable day in Syria: The US military carried out airstrikes to destroy the headquarters for its counter-ISIS ca… https://t.co/2oB9CrOBgk
Retweeted by Joshua LandisBankrupting Lebanon to pressure Iran, as some U.S. officials suggest, would be one more act of folly for a Trump ad… https://t.co/MZBmpp16S4
Retweeted by Joshua LandisOn Wednesday, after U.S. forces left a military base they had established at a cement facility in Northern Syria, t… https://t.co/rQFzcOPrUeU.S. F-15 jet fighters blew up arms cashe at US headquarters situated at the Lafarge Cement Factory b/n Kobani & Ai… https://t.co/heYCD8XjbY
Retweeted by Joshua LandisIn Opinion Timothy Snyder writes: Hitler and the Nazis found a simple slogan they repeated again and again to disc… https://t.co/my5eH3WCbv
Retweeted by Joshua LandisSyria: why the Kurds had little option but to do a deal with Bashar al-Assad https://t.co/ZPpRu0QOI5
Retweeted by Joshua LandisUS officials accused the Arab forces deployed by Turkey (Turkish Free Syrian Army) of carrying out possible war cri… https://t.co/oRcKUcY8D2At $680 mil, the Lafarge Cement factor was Syria’s largest foreign investment outside the oil sector, representing… https://t.co/OKsaOep96WU.S. F-15 jet fighters blew up arms cashe at US headquarters situated at the Lafarge Cement Factory b/n Kobani & Ai… https://t.co/heYCD8XjbYUS officials accused the Arab forces deployed by Turkey (Turkish Free Syrian Army) of carrying out possible war cri… https://t.co/QV9IXUNinbAt $680 mil, the Lafarge Cement factor was Syria’s largest foreign investment outside the oil sector, representing… https://t.co/48FDgMItDLAt $680 mil, the Lafarge Cement factor was Syria’s largest foreign investment outside the oil sector, representing… https://t.co/jsLLSR1WNT“We’re 7,000 miles away,” Trump said Wednesday, “I campaigned on bringing our soldiers back home, and that’s what I… https://t.co/DktYvwXaXQ
10/17
2019

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