This map provides a general look at the military situation in Syria on December 19, 2018.
- The security situation in the Idlib de-escalation zone is deteriorating. Militant groups have expanded their attacks on government forces in norhern Latakia and northern Hama;
- The US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces are reportedly clashing with ISIS members in the Hajin area;
- The Turkish Armed Forces and pro-Turkish proxies remain prepared for a possible attack on Kurdish armed groups in northern Syria.