Analysis Israel Enters the Civil War in Syria

The worse Assad’s position grows, the more attempts Hezbollah will make to grab whatever weapons it can get its hands on. And it seems Israel, if it was responsible for the air strike, has made its red lines clear.

For several hours after an arms convoy evaporated on Wednesday, denial ruled: Syria and Lebanon insisted nothing had happened along their mutual border, and Israel, unusually, maintained complete radio silence. Not a single politician even hinted that he might have a clue about what did or didn’t happen.