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Israel’s slow creep into Syrian civil war?

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cr: Baz Ratner/Reuters

Published: 24 June 2017

Last updated: 4 March 2024

Israel’s quiet campaign to gain a foothold in southern Syria – Nour Samaha – Syria Deeply 15.06.17
Despite its official policy of non-intervention, Israel has taken on a very proactive role in Syria, working to establish an Israel-friendly zone in Quneitra, akin to its strategy in southern Lebanon during the Lebanese civil war.

Israel's slow creep into the Syrian civil war – Zvi Bar’el – Haaretz 23.06.17
Involvement in the coordination of cease-fire zones along with military dialogue with Russia, make Israel a partner in strategic decision-making on Syria

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Trump Is on a collision course with Iran – Dennis Ross – Politico Magazine 20.06.17
The United States can’t defeat ISIS without first reckoning with Iran’s nefarious role in Syria.

Iranian missiles worry Israel – Ben Caspit – Al-Monitor 21.06.17
The timing of the launch was significant. “We are in the midst of a race for territorial continuity,” a senior Israeli military source told Al-Monitor on condition of anonymity.

Shells from Syria land in Golan Heights, with no casualties – The Times of Israel 24.06.17

Jordan’s smart Syria strategy – Christopher Phillips – Middle East Eye 23.06.17
Jordan has maintained a cautious policy towards the Syrian civil war - and largely avoiding the violence that has spilled over into neighbouring states, it's a strategy that's paid off.


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