Iran and Syria trying to trap Israel - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Mark Jeffery Koch
    • 24.03.11 | 18:57 (IST)

    It is clear that the escalation of mortar and Grad rocket and Kassam missile attacks is being orchestrated by Iran and its Syrian puppet to try and draw Israel into a major confrontation in Gaza like Operation Cast Lead to draw attention away from Syria's massacre of its own people. Israel must respond but must do so with caution so that no civilians on the other side are killed. Iran and Syria would like nothing better than to see Israel embroiled in a major war in Gaza or Lebanon . The truth is that these two countries do not care one iota about the Palestinians. Israel must respond wisely but not take the bait of these two terrorist regimes and fall into their trap. The real address these missiles and terrorist attacks are coming from is not Gaza but Tehran and Damascus.

    from the article: Barak: Israel holds Hamas responsible for Gaza rocket fire
    First published 17:53 24.03.11 | Last updated 17:53 24.03.11
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