Auf widersehen to Aleppo, farewell to ar-Raqqa:
Syria moving in massive numbers of troops and equipment from the south:
The Russians reportedly setting up a forward air base in an area newly vacated by the Americans:
+++Military sources: "Russian forces began establishing a major military base in Tabqa Airbase which is strategically located between the north, south, east and west of the Euphrates."
-Work of removing debris, cleaning the runways and surroundings from the remnants has begun.
— Rojava Network (@RojavaNetwork) October 20, 2019