Illegal U.S. Invasion/Occupation of Syria Includes 14 U.S. Military Bases

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U.S. Invasion/Occupation of Syria Includes 14 U.S. Military Bases

Eric Zuesse

Differing reports have been published regarding where in Syria the U.S. military occupation of that country are based; however, recent reports indicate that there are 14 bases for the U.S. invasion forces. Unfortunately, all of the reports are of such low quality that it’s not even clear whether the differing names of some of the alleged bases indicate different locations for them, or instead differ for other reasons. Furthermore, in most of the reports, some of the place-names that are used don’t show up on commonly available lists of Syrian cities, such as at https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_cities_in_Syria.

A map was published on 11 January 2018, at Israel’s https://www.debka.com/trump-flipflop-us-bases-stay-post-war-syria-blocking-russian-iranian-consolidation/, and it indicated 14 U.S. bases in Syria, as follows:

However, that map excludes half of Syria, and U.S. military bases have prominently been reported also to be in those other areas.

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