I would agree with that then the patriots are followed by numbers and figures then the rest of the alliances are small as of now, things can change.
You need resources...
Which can be looted through an army
If you are regaining ABP everytime you hit a farm cuz you haven't made that player quit, than you obviously aren't hitting that player Hard enough. I make players lose hope. Hit with nukes out BP, never see them or militia again, never regain ABP. I gain the ABP I need taking the cities I choose because I take only 2k cities and up regardless of Alliance or not I have faith in my intel, I hav faith in my ops.