Now updated with the 22nd October Russia – Turkey Agreement.

With the 13 October agreement between the Syrian Democratic Forces and Damascus, and the 17 October ‘ceasefire’ agreement between Ankara and Washington, the geopolitical situation in North and East Syria has been rapidly shifting. Both these agreements have been poorly understood, interpreted differently by various parties to the crisis in North and East Syria, and implemented on the ground in ways which differ from global media narratives.
Drawing on the text of the reports, eyewitness accounts and interviews conducted by Rojava Information Center, our new report explores the actual impact of both agreements in the region; the wider ramifications for all parties to the conflict; and whether these developments are likely to actually lead to lasting peace in the region.

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