The Syrian regime vows to reconquer Idlib, the north-western zone hosting its hardest-core remaining jihadist opposition.
But an all-out offensive would be calamitous.
Turkey and Russia should recommit to their “de-escalation” deal for Idlib, bolstering it with measures that buy time for a lasting solution.
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An agreement between Turkey and Russia that protects Syria’s rebel-held Idlib governorate from a regime offensive is under increasing stress.
Clashes between jihadists and other militants inside Idlib and regime forces have escalated.
Newly launched Turkish patrols mark…