Israel is showing far too much restraint and should employ the daisycutters to flatten Hezbollah and their supporters. You are a fool Sigurd if you have much faith in the Syrian army's capabilities and the disaster in Iraq is only a disaster if you are Salafist. The only good thing that Bush did was to put the armed forces in the middle of that snakes den and to construct permanent bases for the eventual assaults on Iran and Syria. There are not a few people around the world who would welcome Iranian and Syrian involvement as the pretext to annihilate these two nations.
U.S., allies carry out 24 airstrikes on ISIS targets in Iraq, Syria (Reuters)
from the article: Firepower versus brainpower