From Zionist Grandfather to Chemical Cannibal: Bashar Assad, Syria and More

Israelis historically see Syria a cruel and callous enemy; traumas of 1973 and 1990 increase their anxiety; a strong Syria attack could weaken U.S. resolve on Iran.

1. “Do not press an enemy at bay. Prince Fu Ch’ai said: ‘Wild beasts, when at bay, fight desperately. How much more is this true of men. If they...