Map: Turkey's New Syria Offensive

By ISW's Syria Team

On October 9, 2019, Turkish military forces launched a new offensive into Northern Syria. Turkey's assault is targeting an area that has been controlled by the Syrian Democratic Forces, a Syrian Kurdish-led group that is the primary U.S. partner in Syria in the counter-Islamic State of Iraq and al Sham (ISIS) campaign. The following Institute for the Study of War map depicts the situation on the ground as of October 11, 2019.

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