Sunday, May 5, 2013

'Perfect timing'

"... Reports of the attack raised the possibility that Israel, even if merely intending to pursue its own national security goals, could end up providing a psychological and perhaps military assist to Syrian rebels, who over the last several weeks have faced losses in a series of government offensives around Damascus and the city of Homs to the north. For Syrian rebels, any benefit from the damage to key military structures from the attacks — said by opposition activists to have hit bases of elite troops as well as weapons stores — would be offset by the political complication of being seen as allied with Israel, their country's longtime enemy..."

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