No longer able to watch from the sidelines, Israel must prepare for U.S. strike on Syria
This year was a quiet one, with Israel avoiding getting entangled in conflict. But as the region goes up in flames, the Israeli public is starting to realize it cannot remain indifferent.
Barring some last-minute hitch, chances are good that this will be the seventh consecutive summer in which Israel doesn’t get mixed up in a war. This is good news, of course, but it doesn’t give full expression to the strategic picture. Among the security events in the past two months (some reported by the foreign media): Israel allegedly conducted an