04 august 2020

Trump administration approves the “stealing” of Syria’s oil


US government brokers a deal that would see Syria’s oil finance a terror group.A secretive agreement has been struck between a US oil company, Delta Crescent Energy, and the so-called Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) in North Eastern Syria in order to develop and export the region's oil.  Months after US president Donald Trump contradicted officials by suggesting that US forces were there “ only for the oil ” and vowing that it would “ secure the oil ”, the controversial deal lays bare the [...]