A view of the city of Deir ez-Zor, Syria, Friday, Sept. 15, 2017. (AP Photo)
Losing influence in Syria

US Airstrike Kills 54 Civilians Near Abu Kamal in Push to Control Syrian Border

With the U.S. now unable to prevent Syrian government control of the Syria-Jordan border, Friday’s strikes are a sign that the U.S. effort to oust the Syrian government from Abu Kamal is likely to only grow stronger as its occupation of Syrian territory faces an uncertain future.