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2013-03-29 Syria-Lebanon-Iran
Syrian Observatory: Fierce Battles in Damascus Outskirts
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Posted by Fred 2013-03-29 00:00|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [382 views ]  Top
 File under: Govt of Syria 

#1 Mortars allow the rebels to take the war to regime rear areas, and that will be bad for regime morale.

I can't see Assad making his last stand in Damascus, so I'm wondering how long before a withdrawl to the coastal mountains.
Posted by phil_b 2013-03-29 02:49||   2013-03-29 02:49|| Front Page Top

#2 If the casualty counts are correct, the daily rebel body count is 1/5 of Vietnam War numbers, which may indicate the war's intensity is far lower than Vietnam, but about as high or higher than the counter-insurgency phase of Iraqi Freedom.
Posted by Zhang Fei 2013-03-29 20:52||   2013-03-29 20:52|| Front Page Top

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