Tue, 7 August 2018
Israel tells Russia, a 60 mile buffer zone between Iranian forces and the Syrian-Israeli border is a non-starter; we want Iran out of Syria. Russia’s answer –no can do…and when asked about Russian attitudes towards further Israeli airstrikes against Iranian and Hezbollah bases in Syria, his answer is, It’s not for us to say. So should Israel see this as a green light, a yellow light or a red light for future bomb and missile attacks? Andrew Parasiliti of the RAND Corporation on the implications.