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Reports: Israel special forces operating in Syria
WND ^ | December 27, 2012 | Ryan Jones

Posted on 12/28/2012 9:26:27 AM PST by Perseverando

Air strike on WMD would require targeting groups to be on ground

(Israel Today) Various Western, Arab and Israeli media reports have been claiming for over a month now that Israeli special forces are on the ground in Syria in an effort to keep tabs on its chemical weapons stockpile.

Those reports mesh well with news that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu visited neighboring Jordan this week to discuss with King Abdullah a possible air strike on the bulk of Syria’s weapons of mass destruction. Such an air strike would require targeting groups to be on the ground.

On Thursday, Israeli Minister of Strategic Affairs Moshe Ya’alon said that American forces were also gearing up for possible intervention in Syria should the embattled regime of dictator Bashar Assad employ chemical weapons against rebels.

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


TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; Government; Israel; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: israel; netanyahu; specialops; syria; waronterror

1 posted on 12/28/2012 9:26:35 AM PST by Perseverando
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To: Perseverando
Read SYRIA IN THE CROSSHAIRS
2 posted on 12/28/2012 9:31:05 AM PST by Former Fetus (Saved by grace through faith)
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To: Perseverando

Behold Damascus will cease to become a city


3 posted on 12/28/2012 9:31:05 AM PST by ConservativeMan55
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To: Perseverando

Let’’s hope Obama doesn’t know exactly where. Or they may not last long.


4 posted on 12/28/2012 9:32:55 AM PST by Hardraade (http://junipersec.wordpress.com (Vendetta))
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To: ConservativeMan55

Make sure they write down lot numbers it back to Iraq.


5 posted on 12/28/2012 9:34:10 AM PST by EQAndyBuzz (You can't bring something to its knees that refuses to stand on its own)
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To: Perseverando

Some things are better left unsaid.

If Israel is doing this, it’s doing the Western world a large favor.

Why don’t we just out them for it...


6 posted on 12/28/2012 9:46:19 AM PST by DoughtyOne (How about a waiting period for putting crazies out on the streets, say a million years or so.)
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To: Perseverando

So if the Russians say they have control of Syrian chemical weapons and Israel launches a strike on those weapons won’t some Russians probably get hurt/killed?

If so then where does that put the relationship between Russia and Israel?


7 posted on 12/28/2012 10:02:08 AM PST by rfreedom4u (I have a copy of the Constitution! And I'm not afraid to use it!)
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To: Former Fetus

WOW-—thanks for posting this.


8 posted on 12/28/2012 10:10:40 AM PST by BOBTHENAILER (EPA will ruin your life)
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To: BOBTHENAILER

You’re welcome! If you like to put together current events and prophecy, and if you have a Google account, I think it is worth following this blog.


9 posted on 12/28/2012 10:16:09 AM PST by Former Fetus (Saved by grace through faith)
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To: DoughtyOne

“Some things are better left unsaid”

Amen brother

I bet the Russians treat these operators better than they did ours in Benghazi. They knew that we would not react to the killing of our people by their proxies. If they get in the way at the WMD sites they will be handled.


10 posted on 12/28/2012 10:16:41 AM PST by crosslink (Moderates should play in the middle of a busy street)
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To: Perseverando

This certainly isn’t the first time Israel special operations have worked in Syria. Anybody else remember that Israeli strike on the Syrian nuclear site that was in the news for less than 24 hours, just a couple of years ago?

Mark


11 posted on 12/28/2012 10:39:18 AM PST by MarkL (Do I really look like a guy with a plan?)
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To: rfreedom4u

“So if the Russians say they have control of Syrian chemical weapons and Israel launches a strike on those weapons won’t some Russians probably get hurt/killed?”

If the Russians are stupid enough not to destroy them first and/or get the hell out of the way, and if this story is true and Israel is targeting the chemical weapons, then the Russians onsite will be toast.

“If so then where does that put the relationship between Russia and Israel?”

Israel shot a bunch of russkies out of the sky who were flying for Nassar in the 67 war.

And it’s likely that Moscow has been on Israel’s “Samson Option” targeting list for some of Israel’s 220+ nukes for a while. Most likely Ground Zero is Putin’s dacha.

While no one wants to go to war with Russia, no way Israel is going to let Assad or Obama’s latest jihadi buddies use those WMD’s without trying to destroy them first.


12 posted on 12/28/2012 11:06:42 AM PST by Yehuda
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To: Yehuda
While no one wants to go to war with Russia, no way Israel is going to let Assad or Obama’s latest jihadi buddies use those WMD’s without trying to destroy them first.

If the Alawite Assad wants to use WMDs on the Sunni Muslims who are trying to overthrow him, why would Israel interfere?
The Sunnis are backed by Saudi Arabia, al Qaeda, the Muslim Brotherhood and other anti Israel groups.

Letting them tear each other up is in Israel's and our interests, since we both have enemies on both sides.-tom

13 posted on 12/28/2012 11:20:49 AM PST by Capt. Tom
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To: rfreedom4u
>> If so then where does that put the relationship between Russia and Israel?<<

The ultimate and last attack on Israel will be led by the Russians.

14 posted on 12/28/2012 12:35:40 PM PST by CynicalBear
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To: Perseverando
"(Israel Today) Various Western, Arab and Israeli media reports have been claiming for over a month now that Israeli special forces are on the ground in Syria in an effort to keep tabs on its chemical weapons stockpile."

Check out Bekka Valley.

Supposedly that is where Saddam's wmd were stashed.

15 posted on 12/28/2012 1:38:25 PM PST by hummingbird (Support Hummingbird Migration!)
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To: crosslink

Agreed... Thanks for the note of agreement.


16 posted on 12/29/2012 8:56:54 AM PST by DoughtyOne (How about a waiting period for putting crazies out on the streets, say a million years or so.)
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To: Capt. Tom

I agree with you and probably many in Israel do as well, but (a) once he starts getting close to the final loading stage with his WMD, Assad could just as easily turn around and try and use them on Israel, at which point it may be too late to stop all of them.

(b) if the jihadis got their hands on them it would be a disaster.

(c) even if Assad only used them on the jihadis, the winds may not cooperate...


17 posted on 12/29/2012 10:41:24 PM PST by Yehuda
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