Skip to comments.Hamas, Iran Putting Aside their Differences to Fight Israel
Posted on 08/14/2013 12:16:39 PM PDT by Lera
Public dispute over Syrian civil war has not prevented cooperation when it comes to attacking Israel, according to a recent report.
Despite falling out over the Syrian civil war, Iran and Hamas are still apparently cooperating in order to facilitate attacks against Israel, and to challenge the authority of the Fatah party of Mahmoud Abbas in Judea and Samaria.
A report by Stratfor has outlined how the Iranian regime is making use of Syrian proxies in the region to transfer weapons to Hamas cells in Judea and Samaria. This despite the fact that Hamas has aligned itself with the Sunni opposition to the Iranian-backed regime of Syrian President Bashar el-Assad.
In recent days, Jordanian authorities have intercepted two separate groups of arms smugglers attempting to transfer weapons and drugs from Syria, including anti-tank weapons and surface-to-air missiles. Jordan has become a major supply route for weapons headed to rebels inside Syria - the movement of those particular weapons caught the attention of Jordanian authorities, as the smugglers were heading in the opposite direction, making their way southwards.
Security in Jordan is tight as the jittery kingdom seeks to maintain its delicate balancing act between the Syrian regime on the one hand, and the surrounding Arab states which oppose it on the other - all the while conscious of the threats to its own authority by locally-based Islamist and other opposition groups.
But according to the report, the smugglers were not interested in either the Syrian civil war or the Jordanian government.
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Falsetinian peace ... get Israel to release prisoners and smuggle in more weapons to use on Israel
Indeed. When it comes to Israel, it doesn’t matter if you’re Sunni, Shi’ite, Salafist,or whirling dervish.
Pouring weapons into Syria is such a mistake.