I strongly disagree with this,statement: " It is very possible that the answer is actually that it would be better to wrap it up now and leverage the gains that have already been racked up". This would completely forfeit the concept of Israeli deterrence. Don't forget Hezbollah & Iran are closely eyeing the outcome of this trial proxy excercise. Should we appear weak, it,will be the North who,will pay. Hezbollah is the second act.
U.S. says working on initiative to de-escalate Syria fighting, with focus on Aleppo (Reuters)