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Israel Fires at Syria

Emmet Wrote: Nov 11, 2012 10:48 AM
If Assad can lure Israel into war with Syria, the equations will be different.
Joe40 Wrote: Nov 11, 2012 5:56 PM
Then Syria would be fighting a two front war. But that could be spun into Israel vs. Arabs, and the real storm would kick off.

Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) have fired a warning shot at Syria, after a Syrian shell landed in the Golan Heights for the second time in recent days. This marks the first time Israel has fired on Syria since the 1973 Yom Kippur War. There was only one round of fire shot because there was only one mortar found, but if this continues they will no longer abide by that policy.

A spokesman for the IDF said, “In light of the policy instituted by IDF Chief of Staff, Lt.-Gen. Benny Gantz, a warning round was fired back into Syria. We don't...