The Signal in Syria's Noise - War on the Rocks

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Israel inching closer to a war nobody wants - +972 Magazine

Increasingly hawkish rhetoric directed at Hezbollah, along with providing humanitarian aid to Syrian rebels, may lead Israel into a war no one wants. Israel's interest is a stable Middle East, but it won't happen without an end to the occupation. By ...

Trump Courts War Risks with Iran - Consortium News

Pushed by Israel and Saudi Arabia, President Trump is edging toward war with Iran, possibly beginning with “mission creep” in Syria, a reversal of Trump's campaign rhetoric objecting to military adventures, writes ex-CIA analyst Paul R. Pillar. By Paul ...

US Strategy and Israel's Stake in Eastern Syria - Middle East Forum

The downing on June 18th of a Syrian Air Force SU-22 by a UA Navy F-18 Super Hornet over the skies of northern Syria sharply raises the stakes in the emergent stand-off in the country. This stand-off is no longer between local militias, nor between ...

Trump's Unpredictability Threatens Israel's Balanced, Rational Syria Policy - Haaretz

Protesters gathering outside the Trump International Hotel in Washington, June 28, 2017, as Protesters gathering outside the Trump International Hotel in Washington, Wednesday, June 28, 2017. No one knows what Trump will do next with regard to the ...

UN condemns fighting in buffer zone between Syria and Israel - Herald-Whig

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council on Thursday strongly condemned fighting in the buffer zone between Syria and Israel and urged the Syrian government and opposition groups to withdraw from the area which is patrolled by U.N. ...