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Caroline Rose quoted in Arab News article on Turkey’s Syria strategy

Caroline Rose quoted in Arab News article on Turkey’s Syria strategy

According to Caroline Rose, senior analyst at the Newlines Institute in Washington, the switch in US policy away from guarding Syrian oil fields is a sign that the Pentagon is adopting “a new phase of force projection,” narrowing its focus on combating Daesh enclaves in the northeast and cooperating with local forces such as the SDF. 

“This development is taking place parallel to the US draw-down in Iraq, where the Pentagon has withdrawn from eight bases and reduced its force to 2,500 personnel,” she told Arab News. 

Read the full article at Arab News.

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