US officials said they wanted unequivocal evidence that a nuclear facility was being operated in Syria, in light of poor Israeli intelligence on Iraq. Israel gave in to American doubts about their evidence and called off the July strike. The operation was carried out in September, despite continued American concerns, since Israel feared information about the planned attack would leak. The doubts remain.
Top Kurdish lawyer killed in clashes in southeast Turkey (Reuters)
from the article: Report: Israel delayed Syria strike due to U.S. hesitance
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