James Jeffrey sees Israel’s campaign against Iran as part of a multi-pillar US strategy in the region that worked between 2018 and 2020.
Several estimations indicate that Iran-backed Hezbollah has managed to accumulate a few hundred mid to long range accurate missiles by now.
Walid al-Moalem held a succession of top diplomatic posts, including envoy to the United States and was involved in unsuccessful negotiations with Israel in the 1990s on a peace settlement.
844 surface-to-air missiles have been fired towards Israeli jets since 2018.
In an interview with Ynet News, Defense Minister Benny Gantz warned that while the country is not looking for an escalation, Israel will respond to any actions taken against it.
Israel says it holds the Syrian regime responsible. This forms part of a wider context of two years of tensions along the Golan.
Four-man cell crossed Alpha Line into Israel and was planting bombs on fence before being struck by air and ground forces
Israel treads carefully in its relations with Russia, which has mostly turned a blind eye to Israeli air strikes against Iranian-linked targets in Syria.
The MP specifically referenced a recent increase in attacks on the Syrian army in the Dara'a area in southwestern Syria.
Widespread airstrikes which killed 15 people including civilians likely targeted Iranian supply chain of advanced weaponary to Hezbollah.