Middle Euphrates River Valley, Syria
20 September 2022

A senior CENTCOM commander indicated that “we’re in a kind of uneasy statis” in terms of tensions between U.S. and Iran-backed forces, adding: “Things have kind of settled down, and there's an understanding, I think, amongst the Iranians and the [IRGC] Quds Force, that if they were to do something or to direct something against us, it would blow back on them”. 

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