Syria cease-fire: For Israel, the good news may lead to bad news – Syria – Haaretz.com

Iran builds its strategy slowly, over time. If, within a few months, Tehran can establish a new reality in which the Revolutionary Guards and Hezbollah have direct access to the Israeli border from the areas controlled by the Assad regime in the northern Golan, it will have accomplished its goal. In Israel’s eyes this is a problematic possibility, and Moscow’s promises are not reassuring. On the contrary; it could be that Russia’s presence in the region will complicate matters because Israel will have a harder time chasing away Hezbollah.

Sponsored Ads

Syria cease-fire: For Israel, the good news may lead to bad news – Syria – Haaretz.com