January 10, 2012
Will Assad's Supporters Flee to Israel?
David Kenner, FP Passport
Reuters has a small, strange story today about Israeli preparations to offer refuge to members of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's sect in the event that his regime falls. "We are preparing to take in Alawite refugees on the Golan Heights," said Israel Defense Forces chief Benny Gantz to a Knesset committee on Tuesday.
TAGGED: Israel, Syria, Golan Heights, Bashar al-Assad, Alawites