BEIRUT, LEBANON (9:20 P.M.) – The U.S. ongoing relationship with the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) is both ‘tactical’ and ‘transactional’, Washington’s envoy to Syria, James Jeffrey, said during a conference hosted by the Atlantic Council this week.

“We don’t have permanent relations with sub-state entities,” Jeffrey stated, adding that the U.S. military’s primary relationship with the SDF has to do with defeating the Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL/IS/Daesh).

The U.S. helped form the Syrian Democratic Forces during their operations in northern Syria in 2015.

Since then, the SDF has been a major force in the U.S. military’s campaign against the Islamic State terror group in northern and eastern Syria.

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ISIS problem is inside a country named SYRIA .
So why dont USA let SYRIA solve their own problem ?
instead USA threat Syria if they try to solve their own problem ?

Karel Vd Geest

Us engagement not long term says a state department official.

Just, acc to Mod spokesmen, until Iran leaves Syria, until an agreement with SDF running at minimum to 2021, expires.

So, in a polital point of view forever.