The U.S. in in Syria: Why does it matter?

This week saw the announcement that U.S. Marines have been deployed to northern Syria to assist "US-backed local forces". Today Syrian president Bashar al-Assad called the US troops "invaders" because they were operating in the country without the permission of the government. The deployment of Marines is just an official confirmation of what has been obvious … Continue reading The U.S. in in Syria: Why does it matter?