Iran Arms Syria with Radar

(Wall Street Journal) Charles Levinson - Iran sent Syria a sophisticated radar system in mid-2009 that could threaten Israel's ability to launch a surprise attack against Iran's nuclear facilities, and could also benefit Hizbullah, say Israeli and U.S. officials. Any sharing of radar information by Syria could increase the accuracy of Hizbullah's own missiles and bolster its air defenses. The move was described as part of a dramatic increase in weapons transfers and military coordination among Iran, Syria and Hizbullah.

2010-07-01 10:37:51

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