September 7, 2013

For Israel, a U.S. Strike Is a No-Brainer

Daniel Nisman, New York Times

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For the past two weeks the Syrian conflict has put the Jewish state on an emotional roller coaster. It began with the massive chemical attack which occurred four hours’ drive from Tel Aviv and continued with the debate over military intervention which prompted Bashar al-Assad and his allies to threaten retaliation against Israel.

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