posted on Jul, 16 2014 @ 04:11 AM
Well, this is not good news, but completely expected.
ISIS has now started advancing further into Syria, through utilising the American equipment seized in Iraq. They have taken most of Deir Ezzor
province, and are also battling Syrian Kurds for the enclave of Kobani. This comes as the moderate Syrian rebels have been severely weakened, with
many fleeing the battlefields, or pledging their allegiance to ISIS and its caliphate.
While the moderate rebels are battling ISIS, the Syrian government has seized the opportunity to push into Aleppo, the last significant bastion of the
opposition. This means that the moderate force may soon become insignificant, leaving only ISIS and the Syrian government being the last two larger
And while all this is happening, the allied powers are continuing to train and back the moderate rebels. I think it is time for the moderate rebels to
propose a truce with the Syrian government, in order to focus their combined energy on ISIS. The Syrian government probably won't agree, but hey, it's
better than not doing anything at all.
Here is the most recent map depicting the current scenes in Syria and Iraq:
For more information, check out the link below:
edit on 16-7-2014 by daaskapital because: sp