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IDF Changes Rules of Engagement Along Syrian Border
Arutz Sheva ^ | 10/11/12 | Elad Benari

Posted on 11/10/2012 1:57:49 PM PST by Eleutheria5

The continued spillover of the fighting in Syria into Israel has caused the IDF to change the rules of engagement along the Syrian border.

According to a Channel 2 News report on Friday, the new orders instruct soldiers to respond if fire from Syria is dangerous and persistent.

The report noted that while Israel wants to avoid such confrontation with Syria as much as possible, the main concern is that Islamist elements are contained along the Syrian border.

At the beginning of the week, IDF Chief of Staff Benny Gantz warned that Syria's civil war might soon become "an Israeli matter” if military spillover continues. Gantz made the comments during a visit to the northern border, and Channel 2 News noted that during his visit he could hear cries of "Allahu Akbar" coming from the Syrian side of the border.

There have been several instances over the past few days of the Syrian civil war spilling over into Israel.

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(Excerpt) Read more at israelnationalnews.com ...


TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; Israel; News/Current Events; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: border; idf; israel; roe; syria; waronterror
Getting hard to enjoy popcorn while watching the troglodites go at each other.
1 posted on 11/10/2012 1:57:54 PM PST by Eleutheria5
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To: Eleutheria5

Just who do the Syrians think they are? Gazinians with impunity to launch rockets all day and night?


2 posted on 11/10/2012 2:08:38 PM PST by rawcatslyentist ("Behold, I am against you, O arrogant one," Jeremiah 50:31)
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To: Eleutheria5

“... the main concern is that Islamist elements are contained along the Syrian border.”

Heck, Israel is surrounded and outnumbered by them. But at least they have the enemy right where they want them! Nuke the subhuman troglodytes, Bibi!


3 posted on 11/10/2012 2:13:09 PM PST by carriage_hill (America - a great idea while it lasted... it's over.)
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To: Eleutheria5

Am Israel Chai!


4 posted on 11/10/2012 2:14:05 PM PST by Former Fetus (Saved by grace through faith)
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To: Eleutheria5
Chairman Obama’s dream of a muslim brotherhood caliphate from Morocco to Iran cannot happen as long as Israel exists.
5 posted on 11/10/2012 2:16:56 PM PST by Jacquerie (Once a republic, now a democratic tyranny.)
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Thanks Eleutheria5.
...the main concern is that Islamist elements are contained along the Syrian border. At the beginning of the week, IDF Chief of Staff Benny Gantz warned that Syria's civil war might soon become "an Israeli matter" if military spillover continues.

7 posted on 11/11/2012 5:28:16 AM PST by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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