The US-led coalition has sent several armored vehicles and 250 trucks loaded with weapons and ammunition to the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) in northeastern Syria, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) reported on August 15.
According to the UK-based monitoring group, the trucks entered Syria from Iraq then headed towards several bases of the US-led coalition along the eastern bank of the Euphrates River.
While Kurdish sources claim that these US-supplied weapons will be used in an upcoming offensive against ISIS, the SOHR said that the coalition is actually working to expand several bases in the northern governorates of Aleppo and al-Hasakah.
The expansion of these bases will likely trigger further tensions with Turkey, which believes that the coalition is cooperating with the Kurdistan Worker’s Party (PKK) in northern Syria. This step also proves that the US is not honest about withdrawing its troops from Syria.