Golan Heights and South/West Syria 0
11 July 2018

Russia's defence minister, Sergei Shoigu, remarked that "one can't help thinking that the U.S.' chief objective in Syria is to prevent the situation from stabilising, prolong the conflict, and undermine the country's territorial integrity by creating enclaves not controlled by the government in Syria's remote regions". 

Subscribe to Crisis Group’s Email Updates

Receive the best source of conflict analysis right in your inbox.