No need to clarify that!
What a shame and we appreciate you keeping us up to date on the ongoing nightmare over there, which I thought had gotten quite a bit better.
Maybe it has. You would know better than anyone else here.
Turkey is always a (bad) wildcard.
I’m not an authority on Syria. Just have good friends there. And am a long time observer. In the process I recorded by date relating to specific battles the progress over time.
Not for the entire 4 + years I’ve been following this but for over 2.
I still feel strongly that this must eventually be understood by the world. The region has that much impact on the world. (contrary to what some here think) But that depends upon your perspective of the interaction of Christians, Jews and Muslims in the region.