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ISIS is present in the de-conflict zone around al-Tanf with US support

Summary of Disinformation

The “55 kilometre wide security zone established unilaterally by the United States around the al-Tanf military compound is being used by ISIS”. The US military presence is an obstacle to the peace process in Syria.


Recurring pro-Kremlin disinformation that the US is supporting terrorist and ISIS in Syria https://euvsdisinfo.eu/disinformation-cases/?text=Daesh&disinfo_issue=&date=. In fact, the United States established the de-conflict zone and the al-Tanf base for the purpose of establishing a launching point for anti-ISIS operations.

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Reported in: Issue 98
Date: 08.02.2018
Language: Hungarian
Country of Origin: Russia, US, Syria
Reported by: East Stratcom
Keywords: Syrian War, Terrorism, Daesh
Outlet where the disinformation appeared: Hidfo.ru
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