Both Israel and Syria are the biggest producers of fertilizer in the world. When it comes down to it, they are both third rate military powers who lack the nerve to engage each other. Fortunately for both countries fear of other will keep them safe.
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from the article: Syria: Israel is spreading false reports in order to justify war