The Kurdish-led and US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces are in control of the northeast. Despite Assad’s relatively powerful position at present, the panel's witnesses offered policy proposals for Syria that would include removing him from power. “It was inspired by you, the United States. Khatib called on the United States to push for a more “inclusive” governance in Syrian Democratic Forces territory. Many members of Congress have voiced criticism of Turkish policy in Syria in recent months.
Source: The North Africa Journal April 15, 2021 23:03 UTC