The fight for ISIS’s old territory is just beginning
Turkey, Iran, Russia and the Syrian government are jockeying for control of the lands. The killing of ISIS leader al-Baghdadi in October 2019 inspired hopes of an end to the violence in Syria. But instead of guarding the peace, international forces like Turkey, Iran and Russia are scrabbling over the territory ISIS left behind. Seth J. Frantzman writing in Foreign Policy reports.
From Foreign Policy