Will The Battles Between Israel And Syria Escalate Into A Major War?


GOLAN_MAPAfter Israel’s surprise air strike inside Syria on 18 January inside territory under the control of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad which killed an Iranian general and several Lebanese Hezbollah guerrillas as Israel aimed to stop an attack on Israeli soil, it was clear that Hezbollah and its Iranian backers would feel obliged to respond.Now that they have done so, with an attack, which killed two Israeli soldiers, tensions have escalated in the border region in the 10 days since an Israeli air strike on Brigade 90 of the Syrian army and other positions held by the military in Quneitra province, which borders Lebanon and Jordan as well as Israel.Read Full Article