- The Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) reportedly reached an agreement with Damascus on the situation in northern Syria;
- The Syrian Arab Army (SAA) started entering the SDF-held area around Manbij. SAA units will reportedly enter Kabani and move further;
- Turkey-led forces develop their advance despite the SDF-Damascus agreement. SF
It seems that part of the "art of the deal" is to place people in a position where not making a deal bears unacceptable consequences. As one of us wrote, the Borg (foreign policy establishment) and Lindsey Graham must be tearing their hair out and rending their garments.
I leave it to TTG to comment in detail. pl