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SAA Have Trouble Garrisoning and Holding Onto Territory Captured

ISIS Recaptures Maheen

As others have, I question why the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) wastes manpower and lives, on capturing territory that they can neither garrison or keep.
Just seems such a waste as we know that there is a shortage of available manpower in the SAA. This is one of the major reasons that Iran, and the Popular Volunteers from Iraq and Lebanon are providing the bulk of soldiers in the fight.

On Wednesday morning in the Homs Governorate’s eastern countryside, the Islamic State of Iraq and Al-Sham (ISIS) launched a large-scale counter-offensive at the village of Maheen in order to recover several points lost to the Syrian Social Nationalist Party (SSNP) and their allies over the last three weeks.Read more

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