Map Update: Military Situation In Rastan Pocket Following Advance By Syrian Army

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Following a series of advances by the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) and counter-attacks by Hayat Tahrir al-Sham, the situation in the Rastan pocket was stabilized as the SAA and local militants reached a temporary ceasefire and agreed to re-launch negotiations on a reconciliation deal.

The SAA launched an advance in the area on April 15. However, by April 18, government forces had lost momentum and had been forced to take up defense. One of the key reasons behind this situation is problems with the operation planning and a lack of elite troops on this front.

Map Update: Military Situation In Rastan Pocket Following Advance By Syrian Army

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  • Kell McBanned

    Oh well at least they got them a little bit further away from that underground missile factory, seemed a bit “Dads army” like the footage I saw.

    • Terra Cotta Woolpuller

      Half of Qalamoun is left they struck out in a bold move of cutting it in have and used a prong attack led by the Tiger forces.The green buses are going to be shipping them out even Qadam will see ISIS surrendering soon.

  • Harsha

    looks like SAA dividing pocket .

    • Al kuffar

      That strategy has always worked for SAA.

  • RichardD

    Only two big interior pockets left in the west of the country. And the refugee camp south of the capitol. In a couple of months 2 out of 3 of them will probably be cleared or almost cleared, maybe all 3. Then the border areas and the east of the country can be addressed to complete winning the war.

    • First Lastname

      Good! Hopefully all the “Syrian” refugees who came to Europe and North America can go back to Somalia now!

      • RichardD

        The ethnic cleansing in Europe is minor compared to the US. Trump’s wall is 50 years late. Entire cities and states have been overrun and colonized by foreigners speaking a different language.

        • gustavo

          50 millions Spanish speaking people are living in USA, and still many are coming.

        • First Lastname

          It’s even worse in my home country of Canada. The government makes sure there are no White enclaves. Migrants are settled in all communities. Even small towns reflect the national demographics :(

          • Terra Cotta Woolpuller

            Sad but true that’s what you get for electing Romper room boy , sometimes I think he is a Toyz “R” us kid !!!

          • Floyd Hazzard

            Whites migrated here like all other demographics. Only the natives truly belong, so I guess all migrants should have our own segregated communities since we all came, right racist? ItsI shameful that’s the Canada you two fools show to the world.

          • First Lastname

            Cuck

      • Terra Cotta Woolpuller

        They took my advice and split the middle and attacked in a prong maneuver cut them off and caught them flatfooted. That was an easy surrender East Qalamuon down now the rest.

        Have to agree about Somalis have seen many of them in my country and other Africans and none are happy right now.

  • antoun

    excellentes news bravo SAA!!

    • SadMilhouse

      SAA has lost momentum and has been forced to take up the defense. Where the fuck do you see the excellent news there?

      • Bob

        It’s not all bad news – SAA holds big salient into that pocket – that can be exploited to split it into two halves – with Tiger forces or SAA reinforcements at later date.

      • antoun

        shut up troll american gay!! ahah!

        • SadMilhouse

          I’m far, far away of being american or even like them you f*cking cunt

      • Al kuffar

        Negotiation with russian army for surrender is going on.
        Dumayr jaysh al Islam terrorists have surrendered , Even ISIS in Yarmouk camp in southern damascus agreed to surrender. Even a Small pocket there controlled by Hayat tahrir al sham also are to be taken to north syria part of a seperate deal.