Spillover of Sunni/Shiite rift in Syria. - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Daniel
    • 27.11.13 | 06:46 (IST)

    The Salafis are at Israel's footstep much because the Syrian war has drawn them to the neighborhood. Israel has been a side show for them until now, It seems that this status is slowly changing. International powers who have decided to keep out of the Syrian conflict should note the extreme danger of this current situation. This relates not only to Syria, as shown here, it is now effecting also Israel. No less important, other countries in the region are/will face the same pressures from these militants, including our neighboring country Jordan. Extremist militant activity, be it by Hezbollah or by Sunni-backed factions are destabilizing the Middle East. As their weapons become increasingly modernized, the problem just gets worse.

    from the article: Israel faces new power in West Bank: Growing Salafist group with Al-Qaida leanings
    First published 04:38 27.11.13 | Last updated 03:19 27.11.13
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