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The Larger Battle for Aleppo: The Removal of US Troops From Syria and the Struggle for Provincial Aleppo

by Connor Kusilek on June 6, 2019

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

Aleppo city has fallen. The Assad Regime has re-imposed its authority over eastern Aleppo.
However, the relevancy of the Aleppo Governorate is no less diminished. As the war enters
its eighth year, the majority of fighting has shifted north where the many actors have gathered
to determine the fate of their claimed territories. Under the control of various militaries,
both foreign and domestic, the nearly six million inhabitants of the region are left with little
control over who governs them and how.

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Connor KusilekThe Larger Battle for Aleppo: The Removal of US Troops From Syria and the Struggle for Provincial Aleppo