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Why Did Israel Bomb Damascus?

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Friday, 10 May 2013 11:39

Last Sunday, Israel struck several Syrian high security and elite military complexes in the capital, Damascus, in close proximity to the presidential palace. The devastating strike targeted the elite Republican Guard bases and a high-profile military research center. After the attack, Israel deployed two of its Iron Dome anti-missile batteries on its northern borders, close to Syria and South Lebanon. [1] This attack followed two other smaller attacks at military convoys, claimed to be heading to Hezbollah in Lebanon. What raised questions was the sheer power of the bombs dropped that rocked the capital and the targets of the assault. (more…)