I noticed in the Jihadist Action Phase 2, Card 1, it says:
The Awakening wrote:
The Ops value of Reaver is one, but the Jihadist bot has two points in Reserve and will perform the Operation to the maximum extent possible, to a maximum of three Cells/rolls or until no Ops or Reserves remain. Because there are two Cells in Pakistan, Han activates both, reduces the Jihadist Reserves from two to one...
However, rule 18.104.22.168 says:
Base Game wrote:
A side may expend all its Reserves (back to 0) to add that value to a card it plays that turn...
The play through seems to imply that the Jihadist bot may ignore 22.214.171.124 by spending only some of its Reserves on a Op. However, I didn't see anything in 12.4.4 that allows for this. Could you confirm which is correct (partial or complete spend)? 12.4.4 says it can keep Reserves from Turn to Turn, but nothing on partial spend.