Before The Pirates, Let's Take On Syria
If the government doesn't do anything beyond bombarding civilian homes in enemy territories, it will soon be firing directly on the houses of their neighbors. Pretty soon, some of the soldiers will be aiming for the houses of relatives of their comrades. People have relatives scattered all over their countries and the way the artillery units are firing, they are bound to kill relatives of their comrades and eventually, their own. Because of that, more soldiers will join the rebellion and runaway chaos might erupt.