The following report has been partly corroborated by an earlier report in the U.S. Military Times: US Stryker vehicles lead Kurdish reinforcements into Raqqa, dated July 7, 2017.
In effect the Fars News report suggests that the U.S. is expanding its military foothold in Syria. The U.S. is using the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) to do so as unlike Russia and Iran, Syria did not invite the U.S. in to assist in the fight against Sunni militants.
Hundreds of US Military Vehicles Enter Syria from Iraq
Fars News — July 16, 2017
The Arabic-language media sources reported that over 150 military vehicles of the US army crossed Iraq’s border into Syria.
The Arabic-language Al-Mayadeen news network quoted a well-informed source as saying that over 150 military vehicles of the US army along with their crew crossed the border at…
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