It looks like Syria has just regained control of much of its remaining long usurped territory in the north eastern region of the country and, if this South Front map from late on 14 October is anything to go by, now has control of much of the M4 highway that stretches all across that top end of the country.
Suddenly there are no American flags on display.
How things change can so quickly when oppressive forces are tricked, cajoled, driven or negotiated out of their unlawful positions of usurpation and occupation. Syria will soon be whole again.
Now we will see how Turkey reacts and what its true intentions are.