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

WALL STREET JOURNAL 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 … Continue reading

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“Iranians clearly seek to fill the void in Syria that Russia vacates…Israeli military operations can potentially force the Iranians out”

NEWSWEEK Russia’s withdrawal from Syria is an opportunity for Israel Jonathan Schanzer Jacob Nagel May 20, 2022 Israeli Defense Minister Benny Gantz revealed details about the largest Israel Defense Force (IDF) drill in recent years last week. The drill included … Continue reading

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A new wave of Arab pro-Israel influencers are promoting the Jewish state

GATESTONE Arabs ‘Frustrated’ With Biden’s Iran Policy by Khaled Abu Toameh January 11, 2022 at 5:00 am …It is encouraging, nonetheless, to see the growing support among Arabs for Israel’s military strikes against the Iranian-backed militias in Syria. The Arabs … Continue reading

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To get a sense of just how bad Russia’s sudden about face is for Israel, it’s important to remember what jolted Netanyahu into action six years ago

ISRAEL HAYOM (by agreement with JNS) How Putin Understands the Lapid-Bennett Government by Caroline Glick July 31, 2021 Thursday it was reported that the IDF is planning to change its tactics in Syria and will base its operations against Iranian … Continue reading

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“The Iranians didn’t realize that Biden is not Obama, and that in the end they will miscalculate and get hit”

ALGEMEINER Report: Israel ‘Very Pleased’ With US Strikes on Iranian Targets in Syria, Was Informed in Advance by Staff February 26, 2021 Israeli officials were “very pleased” with US airstrikes against Iran-backed militias in eastern Syria Thursday, and were informed by the … Continue reading

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Israeli woman freed by Syria while Israel returned two shepherds to the Syria-controlled side of the Golan Heights

AL JAZEERA Israel and Syria conclude Russia-mediated prisoner swap February 19, 2021 Syria released an Israeli woman after Israel returned two shepherds to the Syrian-controlled side of the Golan Heights amid a Russian-mediated prisoner swap. The woman, who has not … Continue reading

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11.5% of Syria’s population–more then 12 million people–have been killed or injured since their “Arab Spring”

EMET ONLINE A Look Back at the Arab Spring, Ten Years On by Sarah Stern December 31, 2020 It is hard to believe that next week will have been a decade since Mohamed Bouazizi, a Tunisian fruit vender, set himself … Continue reading

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“The Zionist enemy launched an air raid from the direction of the occupied Golan Heights towards southern Damascus”

AL JAZEERA Syrian media: Israel attacks southern Damascus November 25, 2020 Syria’s military says Israeli warplanes have bombed locations south of the capital Damascus in the second such attack in a week. A Syrian state media report, quoting an unnamed … Continue reading

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How Trump used Putin to achieve his campaign promise of “no more endless wars”

ASIA TIMES Donald Trump’s lonely victory in the Middle East by David P. Goldman September 17, 2020 …But Trump did not lean on Turkey. Nor did he leave the field open to Iran. On the contrary: He let Russia contain … Continue reading

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Radical Islam: “The conflict former CIA Director James Woolsey once termed “the long war of the 21st century” remains precisely that”

THE HILL Nineteen years on, we face a resilient Islamist threat by Ilan Berman September 14, 2020 Last week marked the 19th anniversary of the terrorist attacks on New York and the Pentagon that ushered in what has come to … Continue reading

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