Claim: US "steals" crude oil from Syria.
Other sources include: https://www.theamericanconservative.com/donald-trumps-boneheaded-plan-to-steal-syrian-oil/
My question: is this action legitimate? Does the US government or the US forces give an official explanation or official denial against this claim?
My guess is that the US does not recognize the SAA, while other Syrian entities recognized by US sold oil to US, legally within their own framework, independent of SAA.