Analysis U.S.- Russia Agreement on Syrian Chemical Weapons, Is, Theoretically, a Godsend for Israel

The pitfalls are obvious, but the successful removal of Syria’s chemical arsenal would eliminate a major strategic threat to Israel’s security. Tel Aviv and Tehran will both be watching closely.

It’s probably best to wait a bit before adopting the fatalistic frowns and almost universal skepticism with which most Israelis and many Americans are bound...