#15 Mark: Despite wonderful imaging technology, keep in mind that the intentions at hand are much more important than offensive or defensive postures. Suppose that Israel has an offensive position in the Golan, but in fact the only intention is to get Syria frightened, thus possibly impacting the diplomatic front, etc. This is conceivable, right? Yet the images won't pick any of it up. That's why signals intelligence is held in high esteem.
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from the article: MI: Syria increases military activity for fear of an Israeli attack