The leader of the Syrian Arab Army’s “Tiger Forces”, Colonel Suheil Al-Hassan, has been named the head commander for the coming government  offensive in Aleppo.

According to a military source in Damascus City, the Russian military advisers chose Col. Hassan to lead this offensive because of his long history of military success and adept field command.

Earlier this week, there was much speculation that the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps’ (IRGC) prominent commander, Major General Qassem Suleimani, was going to lead these operations; however, he will only be advising Col. Hassan.

The other person that was in contention for this role in Aleppo was General Aymen Jaber of Liwaa Suqour Al-Sahra (Desert Hawks); however, he will remain in east Homs to combat the Islamic State of Iraq and Al-Sham (ISIS).

The final date for this large-scale offensive in the Aleppo Governorate has not been set.

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Decimus
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Decimus

Run, The Tigers are coming.

GULF DAY
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IMO anything about is fantastic who agrees?

@AOrti
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The best possible choice.

Mk27
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Mk27

The final date for this large-scale offensive in the Aleppo Governorate has not been set.

but you were reporting that it is starting in matter of few days, and that was 2 weeks ago. however, hassan is the man

Janjak Desalin 1804
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The Syrians really need to develop a larger pool of capable commanders. Then again, having a larger pool of capable commanders would create potential rivals to the Assad clique. It’s tragic that so many developing nation’s governments are controlled by paranoid cliques that fearfully centralize talent, skill, decision-making, and power rather than confidently delegating those resources in ways that would develop more opportunities for growth, achievement, and success.

Michael Sidebotham
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Michael Sidebotham

The Tigers from one direction then the Hawks sweep in from another. https://t.co/jWNASshufW

Asdis Asdis
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Asdis Asdis

шитские свиньи детоубийцы….