World War One Day by Day,Peter Darman.After Gallipoli Kemal served in the Caucasus and Syria,where his radical proposal for the abandonment of many provinces of the Turkish Empire in the Middle East offended his superiors.He was sent on indefinite sick leave December 1917 but was recalled to active service in the later summer of 1918...
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Mustafa Kemal Pasha come to Haleppo on August,15 1917. At the Yıldırım Army Group all Turks dislike General Falkenhein because of his arrogant manner and miscalculation. Mustafa Kemal also protested the plan of Falkenhein. According to Mustafa Kemal Falkenhein's plan would be a disaster to the Turks.(Yes it was a diasaster) Mustafa Kemal Paşa resigned at the beginning of Oct. 1917.
Just before the 1st gazze battle Turkish Pashas and Beys at the front wanted that Turks evaculate Yemen, Hicaz and Asir. They wanted to defend palastine with the units from that regions.