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Author Stein, Aaron, author

Title Partner Operations in Syria : Lessons Learned and the Way Forward / Aaron Stein
Published Washington, D.C. : Atlantic Council, [2017]


Description 1 online resource (24 pages) : color map, color photographs
Contents Executive Summary -- Introduction -- Syria: Special Operations Forces and the Task at Hand -- How We Got Here: Tensions with Turkey about Strategy -- Train and Equip: Seeking to Close the Pocket with Arab Forces -- Russian Counter-Escalation: Manbij and the Turkish Plan for Raqqa -- Turkish Counter-Escalation: Forecasting Ankara's Response -- Matching Actions and Objectives: Lessons Learned from Militia Building in Syria -- Conclusion: The Next Steps and the Forthcoming Challenges -- About the Author -- Acknowledgments
Summary "This report is based on a series of interviews with US officials and details two efforts to achieve US objectives to take back territory from ISIS in Syria--with elements trained in Turkey, as part of the Train and Equip program, and through the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), the dominant local force in northeastern Syria"--Publisher's description
Notes "July 10, 2017"--Table of contents page
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (Atlantic Council, viewed July 13, 2017)
Subject IS (Organization)
Train and Equip Program (U.S.)
SUBJECT Train and Equip Program (U.S.) fast (OCoLC)fst02051745
IS (Organization) fast (OCoLC)fst01914325
Subject Combined operations (Military science) -- 21st century
Military assistance, American -- Syria
National security -- Syria -- International cooperation -- 21st century
Combined operations (Military science)
Military assistance, American.
Military policy.
National security -- International cooperation.
Politics and government.
Strategic aspects of individual places.
SUBJECT United States -- Military policy -- 21st century
Syria -- Strategic aspects -- 21st century
Syria -- Politics and government -- 21st century
Subject Syria.
United States.
Form Electronic book
Author Atlantic Council of the United States. Rafik Hariri Center for the Middle East, publisher, issuing body.
ISBN 9781619774056
Other Titles Lessons Learned and the Way Forward