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Syrian airstrike shows Israel’s resolve against Hezbollah

Tony Badran
11th September 2017 - Quoted by Sean Savage - Jewish News Service

A recent purported Israeli airstrike against a Syrian chemical weapons facility has added another layer of complexity to an already combustible situation in Syria.

With the Sept. 7 airstrike of the “Scientific Studies and Researchers Center,” believed to be producing chemical weapons and precision missiles in central Syria, fears are growing that Israel may be ready to act with greater impunity against Iranian, Syrian and Hezbollah targets which could ignite a larger regional war in an already devastated country.

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Tony Badran, a research fellow at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies, told JNS.org that Israel’s airstrike in Syria and military exercises together shows Jerusalem’s “seriousness and resolve, which backs up the statements Israel is making.”

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hezbollah, israel, syria