Issues such as the PYD, FETO, and Iran are elements of fragmentation between the US and Turkish administrations.
The Helsinki summit between presidents Trump and Putin reaffirmed that Russia, not the United States, is the top dog in Syria.
Both the Trump and Obama administrations have failed to conduct a coherent policy on Syria in order to solve the current civil war.
“The strikes were precise but they do not deliver a comprehensive Syria policy.”
The Pentagon dismissed Trump’s announcements regarding his intention to withdraw the U.S. military from Syria.
From Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman’s recent visits to the U.S., U.K., Egypt and France, it can be observed that Saudi Arabia will continue to become an active and interventionist regional player with strong support from international actors.
Which America decides on U.S. foreign policy? The White House, or the Pentagon?
Does President Trump really believe that the U.S. will withdraw from Syria?
A new way of Arab nationalism based on more radical sectarian discourses is currently being promoted by Mohammed bin Salman and his partners with the help of the U.S. to further fuel in the Middle East.
There are two possible scenarios: Either Pompeo can end the newly-started compromise on the YPG by supporting the U.S. Central Command (CENTCOM) or he can balance CENCTOM thanks to his expertise on documents and thus can provide Trump’s promises to Turkey be kept.