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US Attacks Syrian Army for 2nd Time This Week

U.S. forces, accompanied by Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG) fighters, drive their armored vehicles near the northern Syrian village of Darbasiyah, on the border with Turkey on April 28, 2017. PHOTO: Delil Souleiman/AFP/Getty

This is the third such a attack in less than a month.

By Adam Garrie | 8 June 2017

THE DURAN — As the Syrian Arab Army continues to make gains in the desert regions outside of Damascus in southern Syria, the United States continues to attack these convoys whenever they come close to an illegal US garrison near the Al-Tanf Border-Crossing.

Today’s attack by the US on Syrian and allied troops is the second in less than a week and the third such attack in less than a month.

The US has confirmed the strike saying that a Syrian drone threatened a US position. The drone did not inflict any damage, though this was the justification offered by the US for the strike. […]

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