posted on Nov, 19 2012 @ 07:05 PM
Well... I can only imagine that connections with Hamas and the current situation in Gaza and Egypt right now has an influence. I wouldn't jump the
gun, but if Hamas went 'all out' and then Egyptian military started in, which you know Iran would just love to ride the back of... Syria would be
right there with them.
In a speech about the 2006 Israel-Lebanon conflict in August 2006, Bashar al-Assad said that Hezbollah had "hoisted the banner of victory," hailing
its actions as a "successful resistance." He claimed that Arab resistance was growing stronger, and warned Israel that "your warplanes,
rockets, and your atomic bomb will not protect you in the future." He called Israel an enemy with whom no peace could be achieved as long as they and
their allies (especially the U.S.) support the practice of preemptive war. In the same speech, he also called Arab leaders that have criticized
I admit, I don't know all that much about the individual conflicts... but it seems clear that the timing makes sense. Might as well step it up
against the crazies.