Israel's Quick Response to Rockets from Syria a Warning to Tehran

(Jerusalem Post) Yossi Melman - The swift Israeli reaction on Thursday and Friday to the launching of four rockets from Syria at the Galilee and Golan shows how Israeli intelligence was prepared for such an attack. First, Syrian Army positions were attacked with artillery and missiles. Later, a senior Israeli officer named Saad Ezadi, in charge of the Israeli desk in the Quds Force of Iran's Revolutionary Guards, as responsible for ordering the rocket attacks. Revealing his name was a signal to the Iranians that we know a great deal about them. It was also good intelligence that enabled the Israel Air Force on Friday to strike the car carrying the Islamic Jihad operatives who fired the rockets, hitting them 15 km. inside Syria. Israel's response was aimed at warning Iran: Don't mess with us.

2015-08-24 00:00:00

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