Friday, May 10, 2013

Weekly News Wrap-Up 5.10.13

Date: 5/10/2013
by: Greg Hunter

Israel bombed Syria at the beginning of the week, and it has huge possible consequences to the U.S., Middle East and the world. The Israelis reportedly attacked multiple sites in Syria. Part of the raid was meant to destroy Iranian rockets that could strike just about anywhere in Israel. At least 100 Syrian soldiers were killed. These scud rockets are a fourth generation missile that are precision guided, carry a 1,000 pound payload and have a range of 185 miles. The Israelis are afraid of these rockets falling into the hands of Hezbollah, a terror group backed by Syria and Iran. The Iranians charge there is going to be a “crushing response.” Syria called this an “act of war.” Whatever you call it, it’s an escalation in a civil war that has already claimed the lives of 70,000 Syrians. The big problem is going to be payback and implications of this turning into a wider Middle East war and possibly world war. Russia, China and Iran back Syria. The U.S. and its allies back the rebels that have ties to al-Qaeda–also a terror group.
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