The Syrian army has been gaining significant ground against the rebels around the capital and in the north city of Aleppo. Analysts say the regime has better allies, superior fire-power and in this sectarian battle, has finally integrated Shiite forces from Hezbollah into a formidable force that is effective against disunited rebels.
After Stalemate, Regime Troops Gain Against Syrian Rebels
By Deborah Amos • Nov 18, 2013
Originally published on November 18, 2013 3:09 am