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    • Peter Hindrup
    • 11.06.13 | 02:38 (IDT)

    ‘Such anti-aircraft missiles in the hands of the Syrian army are liable to reduce the advantage the Israel Air Force has in the northern skies, while the Yakhont, which is accurate and deadly, threatens all sea traffic to Israel as well as crucial infrastructure ‘ ‘It's important to prevent a change in the military equation in the north with weapons that "break the balance of power."’ well, wouldn’t it be terrible if the IDF had to actually face resistance armed with more than slings and rifles, or as they prefer, unarmed women and children? ‘On top of all this hovers the spirit of Russia, whose President Vladimir Putin has long ago stopped trying to hide his strategic investment in keeping the Assad regime afloat.’ Why ought Russia keeps its support for Syria hidden? The US certainly doesn’t hide its backing for Israel, backing which keeps Israel afloat.

    from the article: Scenario: The night Israel decides to attack Syria again
    First published 21:20 10.06.13 | Last updated 21:20 10.06.13
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