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Why Israel Needs to Escalate Its Threats Against Iran — Right Now

| Apr. 14, 2018

Israel must ensure Iran doesn't dig in on its northern border. Even if that means war with Syria — and air strikes on Iran

Israel faces two severe threats today that may soon require some very difficult decisions, possibly leading to war.

The Iranian-Hezbollah-Syrian axis in the north is growing stronger, under Russian auspices, with Iran reportedly trying to establish permanent bases and rocket factories in Syria and Lebanon. Iran appears to have temporarily ceased its efforts in response to attacks that Israel allegedly conducted in Syria, but may have renewed them recently....

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For Academic Citation: Freilich, Chuck.“Why Israel Needs to Escalate Its Threats Against Iran — Right Now.” Haaretz, April 14, 2018.