In Post #30, the writer chides, then challenges Indrajaya, "Not your private conspiracy theory, facts please! While "the facts" may can rarely be ascertained, we do know that Moshe Dayan claimed that it was Israel that provoked the Syrians in 1967 by moving bulldozers into the demilitarized zone. As Defense Minister in 1967, I'd like to believe that Dayan knew "the facts". Dayan also claimed that the Israelis always coveted Golan's agricultural potential. We also know that in 1967, it was paranoid Israel that made a "preemptive" strike against Egypt: A Classic Israeli "defensive move!
No change in medical status among Jerusalem Gay Pride stabbing victims (Haaretz)
from the article: Senior Arab officials tell Israel that Syria is not planning to attack