(Great Power War) Some foreign policy analysts said it was bound to happen and it has: Having U.S. and Russian troops in such close proximity, with overlapping — and competing — missions, is creating problems in Syria.
Recently a U.S. military patrol blocked a Russian military convoy from using a main highway in northeast Syria. In particular, according to open source reporting, U.S. forces didn’t allow Russian military vehicles to use a major road between two Kurdish-held towns in Syria’s northeast.
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the Russians were attempting to reach a border crossing between Syria and Iraq that is currently under the control of U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces.
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