Deir ez-Zor. Crisis | Colonel Cassad

The situation is close to critical. If the SAA will not be able to push DAESH from their positions it will not retain control over the hospital, “Assad” and University of al-Furat, the question of the dismemberment of the enclave into two parts will be a matter of time, which dramatically impede organized defense. Thus, in contrast to Palmyra, there is nowhere to retreat, which further motivates the Syrian part, which is well aware what “blacks” are doing with prisoners. Syrian sources say that this is one of the largest and most organized attacks of the Caliphate under the Deir ez-Zor during the siege. Syrian troops, nothing remains but to hold, as they did the previous 3 years.

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The offensive in East HOMS | Colonel Cassad

Syrian sources report, to the base of Tiyas continue to have reserves that should take part in operations West of Palmyra. Among them are units formed and armed with Russia for the 5th army corps. Also marked fresh forces “Tigers” and the Republican guard. Major battles to turn around on the line, here, Juvies-Gazal. At this stage, the army creates the conditions to advance to Palmyra. Were occupied the hills to the North of the airbase and are now faced with the task of pushing the militants near the oil fields.The resistance “black” it will be clear whether they hold the districts, or go into a maneuver defense. The main defensive positions of the “black” will be deployed to the West and North-West of Palmyra. The importance of retention Chuvashia, because based on it you can constantly strain the flank of the Syrian group. The same applies to the area of al-Shaer, in the case of the SAA will move along the route Ties-Palmyra the ancient city.

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Expectations | Colonel Cassad

As is obvious, in our country (and not only here) there are serious expectations related to the correction of the US foreign policy in the trump. In a particularly pink dreams is expressed in the projections due to the fact that all sanctions will be lifted, the Cold war between the US and Russia will end, the degree of Russophobia in the West and anti-Americanism in Russia will decline, the war in Ukraine and Syria will decline, and the United States and the Russian Federation jointly with the Russian Federation will finish the Caliphate. So to say the world of milk and honey, which in my opinion will remain in my dreams.

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