It is Israeli troops that use Palestinian human shields to hide behind. Israel is very good at fighting a war using helos to take out old men in wheelchairs or using tanks to attack young boys armed only with rocks and sticks. Last summer gave the World a good idea of what true Israeli war fighting capability is. It is now known that in true war fighting Israel can get its nose bloodied badly. So no wonder Syria is arming..how else to remove the true terrorist state in the Middle East, Israel. Israel will get its nose bloodied again.
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from the article: Israel's message in talks with Gates: Syria is preparing for war