“Prescreening of Israel’s raids is designed to avoid interference with US anti-ISIS mission”

U.S. Secretly Reviews Israel’s Plans for Strikes Against Iranian Targets in Syria
Michael R. Gordon
June 16, 2022

Israel secretly coordinates with the U.S. on many of the airstrikes it carries out in Syria as the allies face a battlefield crowded with militant groups, Iranian-backed militias and foreign militaries, according to current and former U.S. officials. American officials have said little about Israel’s bombing missions, which have been aimed at interrupting Tehran’s flow of advanced weapons to Lebanese Hezbollah and diminishing Iran’s military forces and proxies in Syria. Behind the scenes, however, many of Israel’s missions for several years have been reviewed in advance for approval by senior officials at U.S. Central Command and at the Pentagon, current and former officials say. READ MORE

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