The real strength Isreal and the West have enjoyed for long comes from Arab regimes which by all means were able at checking arab nations will to resist and fight back. The US were grateful to their creations, they adopted the methodolgy. Abu Guraib, Bagram , Gitmo, other secret prisons are more effective than all WMD stocks they have. Syria's border are the most peaceful place on earth, barring Hezbullah search to reconquer Shabaa.
Condition of woman seriously wounded in Jerusalem stabbing attack slightly improves (Haaretz)
from the article: Netanyahu: Iran trying to provoke war between Israel and Syria