Skip to comments.Israel threatens to strike Russia’s shipments of missiles to Syria
Posted on 05/28/2013 10:39:46 AM PDT by rickmichaelsEdited on 05/28/2013 10:42:41 AM PDT by Admin Moderator. [history]
JERUSALEM—Israel’s defence minister on Tuesday signalled that his military is prepared to strike shipments of advanced Russian weapons to Syria, in a rare implied threat to Moscow.
Defence Minister Moshe Yaalon issued his warning shortly after a top Russian official said his government reserves the right to provide Syria with state-of-the-art S-300 air defence missiles.
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All this talking, political posturing and saber rattling is getting us no where.
I dare you to knock this chip off my shoulder. I double dog dare you!
Israel and Russia are in the warm ups for their slated death match in the end times.
One thing about it.... most of the time Israel’s threats are not just empty threats.
When you’re a nation, you have to watch what your leaders say in public.
This puts Israel on record. If anything happens to those missiles even if Israel isn’t involved, Israel will be the first one people think of.
Better to keep your mouth shut, take out the missiles if you like, then allow Russia a face saving story line like, we’re not sure what happened. We’ll have to look into it.
Now here’s a direct confrontation, that Russia will have to respond to if anything happens, or it will have egg all over it’s face.
Dumb move by the Israeli here.
Gog and Mahgog.....
You go that right.
And they usually accomplish what they set out to do.
Israels defence minister on Tuesday signalled that his military is prepared to strike shipments of advanced Russian weapons to Syria, in a rare implied threat to Moscow. Defence Minister Moshe Yaalon issued his warning shortly after a top Russian official said his government reserves the right to provide Syria with state-of-the-art S-300 air defence missiles.[5/26]
Cuban Missile Crisis deja vu
and the Bear shall be destroyed.
Russia to ship missiles to Syria after EU ends arms embargo on rebels
Hot Air | 8:01 am on May 28, 2013 | Ed Morrissey
Posted on 05/28/2013 7:59:57 AM PDT by Ernest_at_the_Beach
Russia canceled S-300 deal with Assad, report says
The Times of Israel | May 26, 2013 | Ron Friedman
Posted on 05/26/2013 10:17:03 AM PDT by vietvet67
Russia Sends More Advanced Missiles to Aid Assad in Syria
New York Times [an advanced antiship cruise missile]
Posted on 05/16/2013 9:35:54 PM PDT by Seizethecarp
exactly what i thought of when i read this.
I agree. The threats, implied or otherwise, should be backchanneled. Public protestations are one thing, but threats are something completely different. The Israelis do have a tendency to follow through on their threats, so this is going to be an interesting development.
Not exactly ... ever heard of a God ordained act.
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