Aleppo: government forces gain a major victory as a ceasefire brings fighting in the city to an end. What will come of it?

The morning of December 11th saw a massive eruption of fighting in eastern Aleppo, after a couple of days of calm and static frontlines. Throughout early December, opposition forces trapped within the city had seen a consistent trend of territory and supply losses as the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) and allied forces continually put pressure…