then be used as a casus belli,to launch a serious attack co ordinated with the U.S. After eliminating Syria& Hezbollah simultaneously they would move to attack Iran.That is the real target.But something happened.The best laid plans of mice and rats(with due apologies to the poet and the rats who are at a higher level of evolution than the cabal!) gang aft awry.Dubiya started listening to Papa & Baker that attacking Iran would not be a cakewalk ! And the cowards in this case also turned and ran,dropping their fuel tanks! Syria has been restrained because it knows what the game plan is.
U.S., allies stage 20 strikes against Islamic State in Iraq (Reuters)
from the article: IDF lifts censorship of Sept. 6 IAF strike on target inside Syria