Israel Sees Increased Threats in Region

(Jerusalem Post) Tovah Lazaroff - Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman told a press briefing on Monday, "There is a fundamental change in the security situation in the region" and the "situation is fragile and volatile." The new situation includes a "massive Russian presence" in Syria; precision weapons introduced in the area, with both Hizbullah and "other elements" trying to get precise weapons; and a dramatic acceleration in the Iranian military industry. He added that the Iranian military budget was growing at a much faster rate than the IDF budget.

2017-11-21 00:00:00

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