How many times has Israel attcked Syria? - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Petteri
    • 09.08.07 | 09:32 (IDT)

    Saying that Syria, Hamas and Hizbollah attack Israel is plane stupid. Two minor guerilla armies and one underdeveloped country against the worlds forth most powerful army (with unlimited US "refilling"). Come-on. As history shows Israel has violated the Syrian border many times more and started more wars against Syria as Syria has done. Seems that extreme Jews have different history books as we others. In that book the little poor Israel is always the victim. In our books the situation is not so and Israel is the aggressor and occupier. Even in the remote theoretical case that Syria would win a war Syria knows that Israel would use its nuclear and bacteriological weapons if the lines collapse. So even winning a war is no option for Syria. Israel needs war more than Syria to be able to keep Golan and to destroy the Arab peace initiative (= keeping West Bank).

    from the article: Israel sends conciliatory messages to Damascus
    First published 00:00 09.08.07 | Last updated 00:00 09.08.07
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