Israel Bombs Syria as U.S. Considers Military Options – NYTimes.com

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May 4, 2013 Israel Bombs Syria:  Israel aircraft bombed a target in Syria overnight Thursday, an Obama administration official said Friday night, as United States officials said they were considering military options, including carrying out their own airstrikes. Pictured above, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, left, with his British counterpart, Phillip Hammond, talked Thursday at the Pentagon about “the need for new options” if Syria uses chemical weapons.

American officials did not provide details on the target of the Israeli strike. But in late January, Israel carried out airstrikes against SA-17 antiaircraft weapons, which the Israelis feared were about to be moved to the Hezbollah Shiite militia in Lebanon.

Israel has been worried that chemical weapons and advanced arms might be transferred to Hezbollah from Syria, and the Israeli military has made clear that it is prepared to take action to stop such shipments.

President Bashar al-Assad of Syria has long had a close relationship with Hezbollah, and Syria has been a gateway for shipping Iranian weapons to the militia.

Hezbollah has sent trainers and advisers to Syria to help Mr. Assad with his war against the Syrian opposition, American officials say, and Syrian opposition officials report that Hezbollah fighters are also involved in the conflict. Click the link below for this important escalation of violence in the Middle East. (Credits – The New York Times, Shawn Thew/European Pressphoto Agency).

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Israel Bombs Syria as U.S. Considers Military Options – NYTimes.com.

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2 Responses to Israel Bombs Syria as U.S. Considers Military Options – NYTimes.com

  1. incaunipocrit says:

    Reblogged this on The Blogspaper.

  2. Solocam1962 says:

    Obama – couldn’t find the “red line” that HE DREW! Couldn’t/can’t/won’t govern – so let’s get Israel to do it for us . . . Hey Chuck – they have more skin in the game anyway! At least the Israeli government has some gonads – famous last words of our fearless leader – “I have a golf game to play let me know how it goes.”

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