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Newsweek: “Israel is content with having radical Islamist militants on yet another border”

From Newsweek.

Which is perhaps why Israel seems content with having radical Islamist militants on yet another border—at least for now: Its enemies—both the Islamists and Assad—are fighting one another, and the Druze who support the Syrian government may soon become unlikely allies of the Jewish state. “Our situation in the northern arena has never been better,” General Yair Golan, the Israeli deputy chief of general staff, said in early June. “Throughout Syria and Lebanon, there are international jihadi organizations which do not act against us and are busy fighting Assad, Hezbollah and Iranian forces.”

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Written by nickbiddlenoe

June 22, 2015 at 11:12 am

Posted in Uncategorized

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