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Sources: U.S. believes Israel has conducted an airstrike into Syria

"The United States believes Israel has conducted an airstrike into Syria, two U.S. officials tell CNN.

U.S. and Western intelligence agencies are reviewing classified data showing Israel most likely conducted a strike in the Thursday-Friday time frame, according to both officials. This is the same time frame that the U.S. collected additional data showing Israel was flying a high number of warplanes over Lebanon.

One official said the United States had limited information so far and could not yet confirm those are the specific warplanes that conducted a strike. Based on initial indications, the U.S. does not believe Israeli warplanes entered Syrian airspace to conduct the strikes."


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Like America

There are more then enough to criticize. Now, how do we, who is as bad, if not worse (by global opinion) become the friends Ron and Rand Paul claim we are?


I know I've said this before, but it irritates the crap out of me that the same people who moan and groan about liberals calling them racist for criticizing Obama are the first to call you anti-semitic for criticizing Israel.

Ron Paul convert from the Heart of Dixie

I agree

semiticism has nothing to do with it.

This attack is a Blatant Act of War

Where is the world's outrage?

The Israelis have a lot of their assets tied up with the rebels

In Syria. Failure is not an option for them.

If it was more than a handful of CIA and Mossad assets, the rebels would have overthrown Assad ages ago.

Israel is hoping for escalation and to increase the pressure on us to send our kids in there to die.

That's why Neo-Cons like Bill Kristol and Lindsay Graham have been shouting at anyone who will listen to invade Syria.

Israel would win

Israel is in negotiation with Palestine which China has offered to host (because China want to become better friends with Israel because of Israel's technology), so right now, Israel is showing China, Iran, the U.N., America and Syria, because they did not consult America, they took Ron Paul's advice and are doing what they believe is in their best interest for security.

they took Ron Paul's advice

In a sense you are right, but Ron Paul also gave a quote from the Bible applies here:

Live by the sword, die by the sword

Hardly an end result anyone would want, but with every action comes a reaction.

So if they end up in a war with Syria and Russia, you are going to follow Ron Paul's advice and stay out of it Granger?

Syria just lost a a sword

Russia is not going to go up against Israel.. either is China.

I support Israel's right to defence.

They did a great job.

How can you be so freaking

How can you be so freaking blind?

seems to me you only see one side

and dramic to boot

Their right to defence?

They weren't being attacked.

Apparently they have

indisputable evidense that they were being targeted and took care of the problem without entangling any other nation.

Israel would win what?

Israel has never won an offensive ground war.

That's why they want us to go in there.

Israeli-Palestinian negotiations have been goin on for 50 years. That has nothing to do with any of this.


If Israel had to defend themselves in an offensive ground war, Israel would win.

They did not ask us to go anywhere. They agree with Ron Paul.. they can take care of themselves.

All things being relative Israel and Palestine negotiations being handled by China is a new thing, and I believe it will happen and this attack on the weapons; factory is Israel's way of telling them: DON'T THINK ABOUT MESSING WITH ISRAEL! Good for them.

So then

You won't mind if Russia, Syria and Iran start airstrikes on Israel as a way of telling the Israelis: DON'T THINK ABOUT MESSING WITH US

Your logic is insane.

Good thing you don't run the pentagon - we'd be in a full out nuclear exchange with China and Russia in minutes.

Russia will not attack Israel

Syria and Iran would become a pool of black glass if they mess with Israel.

Maybe you need to do some research on who established Israel, why, who lives there, what the natioanl connections are?

If Israel drew Russia into the conflict and escalated it

The planet would become a pool of black glass. Including your family and mine.

One of the biggest reasons Israel exists is Russia

Russia will not be drawn in.

Misleading headline

A Syrian weapons facility was struck overnight by Israeli warplanes


How is the headline "Sources: U.S. believes Israel has conducted an airstrike into Syria" in any way misleading?

How does it in anyway contradict the story you just linked to?

Check out the Laissez-Faire Journal at LFJournal.com

"The State is a gang of thieves writ large." - Murray Rothbard

The word TARGET

The story I linked to says WHAT the TARGET is.. so we know what the target is.. why not say so? Why does the cat have the tongue on the truth on DP when it comes to Israel?

The building was a target in Syria.

That is a truthful statement.

You are being absurd.

The author is not misleading anyone, the title conveys exactly what he is writing in his story, that US officials believe Israel may have struck a target in Syria.

Being non-specific and refusing to speculate is not lying.

Check out the Laissez-Faire Journal at LFJournal.com

"The State is a gang of thieves writ large." - Murray Rothbard


It makes a difference.

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it's not the weapon's factory

' makes a difference, too.

"You underestimate the character of man." | "So be off now, and set about it." | Up for a game?


Thank you.. it does make a difference, weapons, weapon's, target, weapons factory..

Thank you for being so kind in making my point and correcting my grammar.

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what's the difference?

    "You underestimate the character of man." | "So be off now, and set about it." | Up for a game?

    Critical Thinking skills are in short supply these days

    and I feel like trying to reason with someone who doesn't already understand the obvious faultiness of that conclusion is a futile effort.

    This place really scares me sometimes.

    Check out the Laissez-Faire Journal at LFJournal.com

    "The State is a gang of thieves writ large." - Murray Rothbard

    Truth is in shorter supply

    Insults, excuses, arrogance, hate and being scared seems to be a plaque.


    Israel targetted a mutations factory. It's not like an asperine factory or a hospital, old folks home, nursey school ...

    Being that Israel is tops in Intel, I believe they were onto someting and took out the threat. I haven't read any reports that anyone was killed.