Skip to comments.Israel may feel need to strike Syria again
Posted on 01/31/2013 5:17:43 PM PST by Ernest_at_the_Beach
BEIRUT (AP) -- An Israeli air attack staged in Syria this week may be a sign of things to come.
Israeli military officials appear to have concluded that the risks of attacking Syria are worth taking when compared to the dangers of allowing sophisticated weapons to reach Hezbollah guerrillas in neighboring Lebanon.
With Syrian President Bashar Assad's grip on power weakening, Israeli officials fear he could soon lose control over his substantial arsenal of chemical and advanced weapons, which could slip into the hands of Hezbollah or other hostile groups. These concerns, combined with Hezbollah's own domestic problems, mean further military action could be likely.
Tzachi Hanegbi, an incoming lawmaker in Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's Likud Party and a former chairman of parliament's influential foreign affairs and defense committee, signaled Thursday that Israel could be compelled to act on its own. While Israel's preference is for Western powers to gain control over Syria's arms stockpile, he said there are no signs of that happening.
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H/T to the Drudge Report.
God go with Israel.
While Israel's preference is for Western powers to gain control over Syria's arms stockpile, he said there are no signs of that happening.
I’m sure Hillary Clinton, and all her handlers within the DOS, as well as elsewhere, as well as the goon in the White Hut along with all his handlers are so pleased as how things have come to past, since Libya and Egypt where lost. Need I say more.
“What difference does it make?”
A couple passages from Isaiah regarding Israel:
But you will not leave in haste or go in flight; for the Lord will go before you, the God of Israel will be your rear guard.
Then your light will break forth like the dawn, and your healing will quickly appear; then your righteousness will go before you, and the glory of the Lord will be your rear guard.
He has Israel's back...
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