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    • Larry
    • 06.08.07 | 04:07 (IDT)

    Israel has no intention of attacking Syria and getting into the same deep abyss as George W. Bush did in Iraq. The fact is that Israel has never attacked to capture others territory, only as a defensive action. The other serious issue is that Syria has a mutual defense treaty with Iran and therefore Israel would be battling a huge flow of arms and clandestine activity. Iran is jockeying to cause as much trouble as possible. The nuclear issue is pressing them, Syria is pressed about the Hariri assassination, and Hamas is maneuvering for some serious terrorist activity. All these powder kegs could be ignited by a simple cross border attack on two fronts and any degree of movement by Syria which is perceived as hostile. Israel has never waited too long for any large scale activity except during the Yom Kippur War when the bastard Arabs attacked on the highest of Holidays. That will not happen ever again. Even with the innefectual Olmert in control the Army is prepared.

    from the article: MI: Syria increases military activity for fear of an Israeli attack
    First published 00:00 05.08.07 | Last updated 00:00 05.08.07
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