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Syria’s Kurdish-led administration calls on Biden for political recognition

SDF commander Mazlum Kobane told Al-Monitor last month he hopes the Biden administration will double the US troop presence in northeast Syria.

Northeast Syria’s Kurdish-led administration is calling on US President-elect Joe Biden to formally recognize its autonomous status within Syria.

Sinam Mohamad, the Washington envoy of the political body affiliated with the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), made the appeal during a think tank event alongside two former US officials earlier this month.

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