Israel will pay the price for an American attack on Syria that goes wrong, Likud
Beytenu MK Moshe Feiglin warned in a letter to his English-speaking
Feiglin suggested that America’s anticipated strike in Syria
was part of a long-term US plan hatched by US President Barack Obama.
it wanted, America could have continued to blur the Syrian use of chemical
weapons,” Feiglin wrote on Thursday. “Massacres happen all the time throughout
the world. Some are intentionally ignored while others are amplified. The
president of the United States is eager to bolster his image in the aftermath of
his resounding policy failures. To stabilize his relations with the Arab world
and Russia after expected complications set in, Obama intends to pay in Israeli
Feiglin said Israel needed to prepare for the geopolitical
ramifications of American intervention in Syria.
He suggested that such
integral preparations are not currently taking place.
urgently formulate a strategy – and not suffice itself with mere tactical
positioning,” he said. “In the Middle East, either you sit down to the dinner –
or you are the main course.”