While officially at war, unofficially Syria and Israel have avoided an open conflict since 1967. However, to those who monitor the region know very well that there is a slow Syrian Israeli war being conducted deliberately in which the ultimate goal is to make Iranian occupation of Syria too expensive
To develop an idea of the brutality of the Assad regime and its tentacles of terror across all the government intelligence and spy agencies, one needs to understand how many Syrian lives are at risk from his savagery. According to Zaman al-Wasl opposition website, its Assad wanted list engine contains
Assad shelling Idlib civilians with missiles killed at least 17 civilians in the past 24 hours in different locations of northwest Syria. Half of the dead are under the age of 18. The shelling also wounded dozens in Kafr Nubl, where one missile hit a market, said Obada Dhikra, the
The Assad regime needs an army. Right now, it has some ragtag, squalid fighters, backed by Iran and Hezbollah. To build his forces, Assad is resorting to counter-productive tactics of forcing Syrians to fight for his rule of terror. Call it the Assad army composition of forced conscription. Of late,
Michael Peck of the National Interest wrote an article in which the Assad regime threatens Israel using its recently acquired expertise in tunnel warfare. The article quotes directly a Syrian General making these threats. Brigadier-General Lu’ayy Shehadeh told Hezbollah TV network Al-Manar: I can tell you that as experts on
A Washington Post article by Liz Sly entitled “Assad loyalists are turning on Syria’s government as living standards deteriorate” details how Assad supporters feeling the pinch of their war. It was a war, after all, that Assad could have avoided. Had the criminal man behind it agreed to power sharing.