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Israel Massively Increased Its Airstrikes In Syria In 2017-2018, According To New Report
Tsarizm.com ^ | 9/4/18 | Seth Frantzman

Posted on 09/04/2018 4:40:14 PM PDT by Pavegecko

Israel carried out 200 airstrikes in Syria in a year and a half, according to a senior IDF source, The Jerusalem Post and Ynet reported. The reports on Tuesday reveal a massive increase in the number of airstrikes. According to the reports “In total, some 800 missiles and bombs were launched at targets on Syrian soil, the majority by IAF fighter jets.”

Of particular interest is the fact that in August 2017 a report in August 2017 in which Israel Air Force commander Maj.-Gen. Amir Eshel said Israel had carried out at least 100 strikes in the last five years attempting to interdict weapons transfers to Hezbollah via Syria. So that would be 2012-2017, basically covering the period since the Syrian Civil War began. The amount of overlap between the Eshel statement and the 2018 report is unclear. If the 2018 report covers one and a half years than that would be the following dates:

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TOPICS: Military/Veterans
KEYWORDS: djibouti; egypt; erdogan; eritrea; gaza; hamas; hassannasrallah; hezbollah; iran; isis; israel; jerusalem; jordan; kurdistan; lebanon; letshavejerusalem; raidertroll; receptayyiperdogan; russia; sinai; sudan; syria; turkey; waronterror; yemen

1 posted on 09/04/2018 4:40:14 PM PDT by Pavegecko
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To: Pavegecko

They don’t like Iran much. I think many, or maybe all, the strikes, are against Iranian targets.


2 posted on 09/04/2018 4:58:08 PM PDT by Mark17 (Genesis chapter 1 verse 1. In the beginning GOD....And the rest, as they say, is HIS-story)
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To: Pavegecko

To my knowledge, and i invite facts as to dates and times, Syria has never attacked Israel. EVER!! Therefore, each of these attacks are violations of international law and provoke massive lethal response. I like Israel. Those people need to get saved but they have no right to attack Syria, what so ever.


3 posted on 09/04/2018 5:10:23 PM PDT by raiderboy (Trump promised “shut down the government” in September; if no wall!!)
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To: Pavegecko

There are reports of new strikes this morning.


4 posted on 09/04/2018 5:10:45 PM PDT by BlackVeil ('The past is never dead. It's not even past.' William Faulkner)
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To: Pavegecko

If think Israel is bad wait until Trump decides to whack ‘em


5 posted on 09/04/2018 5:33:58 PM PDT by njslim
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To: Pavegecko

Now that Russia and Syria are stepping up the operations in Idlib, things might get even more interesting in Syria.


6 posted on 09/04/2018 5:46:09 PM PDT by Roman_War_Criminal (Like Enoch, Noah, & Lot, the True Church will soon be removed & then destruction comes forth.)
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To: raiderboy; SkyPilot; SaveFerris; Mark17

And the US didn’t have a right to attack Japan after Pearl Harbor based on your very astute conclusions....


7 posted on 09/04/2018 5:47:52 PM PDT by Roman_War_Criminal (Like Enoch, Noah, & Lot, the True Church will soon be removed & then destruction comes forth.)
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To: Pavegecko

And not a one on Isis and other sunni head choppers, only against this fighting them. Just noticing.


8 posted on 09/04/2018 6:10:20 PM PDT by DesertRhino (Dog is man's best friend, and moslems hate dogs. Add that up. ....)
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To: Roman_War_Criminal
Amir indicates these were Iranian assets that were attacked. The Israelis have made it abundantly clear, to the Russians and Syrians, that they will NOT allow Iranians to establish themselves in Syria. He may be right, in that the only reason for Iran in Syria, is to either attack Israel, or supply the terrorists, who will. The Iranians can suck eggs.
9 posted on 09/04/2018 7:52:34 PM PDT by Mark17 (Genesis chapter 1 verse 1. In the beginning GOD....And the rest, as they say, is HIS-story)
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