#Syrian Democratic Forces

.Washington D.C., DC, USA
Oil is the main source of income for Kurds in northern Syria.(Representative image/Pixabay)

  • The main oil fields are in territory in the country's northeast, a region where the US-allied Kurdish SDF hold sway
  • US forces in the region "are not authorized to provide assistance to any other private company,"Pentagon said
  • The shift is more a change in tone by the new US President Joe Biden from Trump's policy