05 May '13, 6pm

Air Attacks - Syria 2013 - An Open Hunting Season? - Defense Update

Air Attacks - Syria 2013 - An Open Hunting Season? - Defense Update

With their back at the wall, the ruling Allawis, backed by the Shiites turned to the use of massive bombardments and use of military forces, including ballistic missiles fired on areas held by rebels, indiscriminately hitting populated urban areas. In recent weeks more evidence came to light about the use of chemical weapons by the regime, although the means of delivery haven’t been clear. The world turned its back on these evidence, despite repeated warning. The main concern of the West was that such weapons would fall into the hands of islamic terror organizations and used elsewhere, causing massive casualties or for extortion. For Israel, the chances that such weapons would fall into the hands of Hezbollah were unacceptable. Whether the Syrians were using missiles, artillery, air attacks or unmanned aircraft, facts proving the regime deployed such weapons, despite inter...

Full article: http://defense-update.com/20130505_syria-2013-the-hunting...

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Foreign sources: this rocket was destroyed by Israel's air force in Syria ~via Defense Update

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Israeli standoff attack capability against terrorists - Defense Update - Military Technology & Defense News

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defense-update.com 05 May '13, 12pm

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Israeli warplanes strike Syria in escalation

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militarytimes.com 05 May '13, 2pm

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Netanyahu Mutes Military To Avoid Mixed Signals on Syria via @defense_news

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