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  • U.S. said to warn Syria on transfer of air defense system to Hizbullah

    01/25/2010 1:19:09 AM PST · by ErnstStavroBlofeld · 3 replies · 407+ views
    Geostrategy Direct ^ | 1/25/2010 | Geostrategy Direct
    Syria is training Hizbullah to operate a Soviet-origin air defense system according to regional news reports. The Kuwaiti daily Al Rai reported that Syria provided Hizbullah with SA-2 surface-to-air missile systems for operations against Israel. On Jan. 17, the Kuwaiti newspaper, quoting a senior U.S. official, said Israel has warned Syria not to grant the Iranian-sponsored Hizbullah access to the SA-2. "War will erupt in the forseeable future between Lebanon and Israel unless Syria agrees to additional red lines," the U.S. official told Al Rai, a newspaper believed used by Israel and the United States to relay messages to the...