Wednesday’s hit on the Syrian factory was reminiscent of another IDF feat, which occurred 10 years before, to the day: “Operation Orchard,” the mission that leveled a nascent Syrian nuclear facility, built with the help of Iran and North Korea.
Israel has told everyone (including UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres last week) that it wouldn’t allow into Syria and Lebanon certain arms, including precision-guided missiles, that can change the face of future wars against it. Wednesday’s operation made clear it means it.Sponsored Links
It also dealt a major blow to Syria’s chemical arms capabilities. Washington had fingered the bombed facility as one of Syria’s three chemical arms factories.