Also, Assad's forces likely would not use a volley of SCUDs or other ballistic weapons unless they believed they'd have an effect.
Panicking and scattering refugees in rebel areas would slow their operations.
That would be ultimately dependent on their goal. If they wanted to liquidate and destroy, you’re correct. If they wanted to render them disorganized and ineffective as a resisting force, it’s a great strategy.
posted on 02/26/2013 7:00:44 AM PST
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