Israel Threatens To ‘Destroy’ Syrian Air Defenses

Syria's military said it had downed an Israeli plane and hit another as they were carrying out pre-dawn strikes near Palmyra.
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    Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman attends a special cabinet meeting to mark Jerusalem Day in Ein Lavan, on the outskirts of Jerusalem, Thursday, June 2, 2016.

    Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman attends a special cabinet meeting to mark Jerusalem Day in Ein Lavan, on the outskirts of Jerusalem, Thursday, June 2, 2016.

    Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman on Sunday threatened to destroy Syrian air defense systems after they fired ground-to-air missiles at Israeli warplanes carrying out strikes.

    “The next time the Syrians use their air defense systems against our planes we will destroy them without the slightest hesitation,” Lieberman said on Israeli public radio.

    Israeli warplanes hit several targets in Syria on Friday, with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu saying the strikes targeted weapons bound for Lebanon’s Shia Hezbollah movement.


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    ‘The next time the Syrians use their air defense systems against our planes we will destroy them without the slightest hesitation’

    – Avigdor Lieberman, Israeli Defense Minister

    Syria’s military said it had downed one of the Israeli planes and hit another as they were carrying out the pre-dawn strikes near the famed desert city of Palmyra that it recaptured from militants this month.

    The Israeli military denied that any planes had been hit. The Syrian government has made similar claims in the past.

    An Israeli army statement said “several anti-aircraft missiles” were fired following the raid but that none hit their targets.

    One missile was intercepted by Israel’s Arrow air defence system, Israeli media reported.

     

    Israel vow on arms transfers

    It was the most serious incident between the two countries since the Syrian civil war began six years ago.

    In April 2016, Netanyahu admitted for the first time that Israel had attacked dozens of convoys transporting weapons in Syria destined for Hezbollah, which fought a 2006 war with Israel and is now battling alongside the Damascus regime.

    “Each time we discover arms transfers from Syria to Lebanon we will act to stop them. On this there will be no compromise,” Lieberman said Sunday.

    “The Syrians must understand that they are held responsible for these arms transfers to Hezbollah and that if they continue to allow them then we will do what we have to do.”

    Israel does not usually confirm or deny individual raids, but it may have been led to do so this time by the circumstances of the incident.

    President Bashar al-Assad’s position has been strengthened in recent months with his forces reclaiming the whole of Syria’s second city Aleppo, as well as enjoying continuing Russian support.

    Lieberman said he did not wish “to interfere in the Syrian civil war or provoke a confrontation with the Russians,” but that Israel’s security would remain his top priority.

    Israel seized most of the Golan Heights from Syria in the 1967 Six-Day War and annexed it in 1981, in a move never recognised by the international community.

    Israel and Syria are still technically at war, though the border had remained largely quiet for decades until 2011 when the Syrian conflict began.


     

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      • tapatio

        AS SUBORDINATES OF THE ROTHSCHILD-BILDERBERG EMPIRE, WASHINGTON, ISRAEL AND SAUDI ARABIA BUILT AND OPERATE AL QAEDA, ISIS AND THE OTHER TERRORIST GROUPS OPERATING IN SYRIA (and elsewhere) TO DESTABILIZE COUNTRIES AND ESTABLISH A “CALIPHATE” THAT WOULD “COOPERATE” WITH THE EMPIRE.

        LIKE THE TERRORIST GROUPS THEMSELVES, THAT CALIPHATE WOULD BE JUST AS OPPRESSIVE AND VICIOUS AS ITS PARENT (established by Jewish/British bankers, 100 years ago) – SAUDI ARABIA. SAUDI ARABIA AND THE TERROR GROUPS SPAWNED THEY ARE THE GUTTER SCRAPINGS OF ISLAM – EQUAL IN ALL RESPECTS TO THE ZIONIST DISEASE.
        The Rothschilds created Zionism, the Saudi “royals” and the Bolshevik “Revolution” as vehicles to expand its power. Bolshevism (Communism) failed. Zionism (Judeo-Fascism) has, so far, partially succeeded.

        First is a plan, written for Netanyahu’s reign as Emperor of Greater Israel. The writer is the pseudo-American Zionist fanatic, Richard Perle, written in 1996………

        http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article1438.htm

        Excerpt………..
        “………by establishing the precedent that Syrian territory is not immune to attacks emanating from Lebanon by Israeli proxy forces.”

        Next is a report A Report of The Project for the New American Century completed in September 2000………..

        https://i.ytimg.com/vi/3K_gsf7UCTI/maxresdefault.jpg

        http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/pdf/RebuildingAmericasDefenses.pdf

        Compare actual events from 2001 to date to the plans outlined in this “report”. Please note, at the end of the report, the list of fanatical Zionists and their sycophants who are responsible for……

        “REBUILDING AMERICA’S DEFENSES Strategy, Forces and Resources For a New Century”

        Exercpt…………
        “Israel can shape its strategic environment, in cooperation with Turkey and Jordan, by weakening, containing, and even rolling back Syria. This effort can focus on removing Saddam Hussein from power in Iraq — an important Israeli strategic objective in its own right”

        Paul Wolfowitz
        William Kristol
        Alvin Bernstein
        Eliot Cohen
        David Epstein
        Donald Kagan
        Fred Kagan
        Robert Kagan
        Robert Killebrew
        Steve Rosen
        Gary Schmitt
        Abram Shulsky
        Dov Zakheim

      • James Wherry

        EXACTLY WHAT DID THE SOCIOPATHIC SYRIAN GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS EXPECT?

        SYRIA IS TRYING TO PASS MORE WEAPONS TO HEZBOLLAH, INCLUDING THEIR PROVEN CHEMICAL WEAPONS THAT ASSAD BUILT.

        ASSAD GETS WHAT HE DESERVES.

        • tapatio

          JAMES WHERRY, A BUGGERY-BESOTTED ZIONIST TROLL, US ARMY MAJOR AND SHYSTER, SEEMS TOO INCOMPETENT TO UNDERSTAND THAT ATTACKING ANOTHER COUNTRY IS A WAR CRIME. WHILE THE OUTLAW JEW STATE HOWLS ABOUT SYRIA, AND EVERYONE IT DISLIKES, ARMING HEZBOLLAH/HAMAS/ISIS/AL QAEDA/IRAN AND AFRICAN PIGMIES…………THE JEW CRIMINALS HAVE NEVER PRODUCED ONE SHRED OF EVIDENCE.

          BUT, THE JEW STATE IS THE SECOND LARGEST ARMS DEALER IN THE WORLD. – EVEN SELLING US FIGHTER TECHNOLOGY TO CHINA. ISRAEL EVEN TRIED TO SELL NUCLEAR WEAPONS TO APARTHEID SOUTH AFRICA, WHILE THAT STATE WAS UNDER SANCTION. HAPPILY, THE APARTHEID REGIME COLLAPSED BEFORE IT COULD TAKE DELIVERY.

          • James Wherry

            OH? THEN THE CONSTANT ROCKETS, MISSILES AND INCURSIONS INTO ISRAEL BY HEZBOLLAH MUST ALSO BE ILLEGAL.

            NO, TAPA-PEDOPHILE: ISRAEL’S “INHERENT RIGHT TO SELF- DEFENSE” IS GUARANTEED BY ARTICLE 51 OF THE U.N. CHARTER. IRAN AND SYRIA HAVE BOTH DECLARED THEY HAVE GIVEN WEAPONS TO HEZBOLLAH AND HAMAS.

            YOU’RE JUST LYING IN AN EFFORT TO OPEN UP A “FIFTH COLUMN” AGAINST ISRAEL BECAUSE THE EXISTENCE OF ISRAEL IS AN IMPEDIMENT TO YOUR ULTIMATE GOAL – TO PROMOTE THE MURDER OF EVERY SINGLE JEW.

            REMEMBER WHAT YOU POSTED? “THERE CAN BE NO PEACE SO LONG AS THERE IS A JEW ON THE EARTH.”

            • tapatio

              THE JEWS STATE THAT THEY ARE AT WAR WITH THE PALESTINIANS. ARE YOUR PREDATORY MASTERS SO STUPID AS TO THINK THAT HUMANS ARE AS COWARDLY AS JEWS? DO THEY THINK THAT OTHERS SHOULD JUST ACCEPT WHATEVER THE SELF-“CHOSEN” MASTER-RACE WANTS TO DO?

              YOU AND THE BABOONS THAT YOU WORSHIP CAN GO F YOURSELVES. https://uploads.disquscdn.com/images/01a9bfb68d7d61eebb5d41eea0b255a2a3e40b2b6fb1d6baa858b4d38357a509.jpg

              • tapatio
              • James Wherry

                IN 1948, ISRAEL DECLARED INDEPENDENCE. TUE ARABS DECLARED WAR. THAT INCLUDED THE PALESTINIAN ARABS.

                THE “WAR” WILL ONLY END WHEN THE PALESTINIANS END THEIR ATTEMPTS AT GENOCIDE AGAINST THE JEWISH PEOPLE BY TRYING TO DESTROY THE NATIONAL IDENTITY IF THE PEOPLE IF ISRAEL.

                YOU ARE DIRECTLY RESPONSIBLE FOR PROMOTING THAT WAR IN ORDER TO KILL ALL THE JEWS. AS YOU POSTED, THERE CAN BE NO PEACE, SO LOMG AS THERE IS A SINGLE JEW ON EARTH.” THAT GOES FOR JILL STEIN AND HER FAMILY, AND ANY OTHER JEW ON EARTH – ACCORDING TO YOU.

                • tapatio

                  THIS IS THE REALITY OF THE POOR PUT-UPON JEW STATE………..

                  1948
                  The Zionists and Israel cannot say which soil granted to them by the UNSCOP was attacked by the Arab countries in 1948. No battle name, no geographical location, no timing. Records show that the Zionists went on a killing spree, massacring Christian and Muslim Palestinians, destroying/attacking Palestinian villages/towns from February 1st to May 14th (last 3-4 months of the British Mandate in Palestine) to then declare the land theirs (as Israel) without any legal authority.

                  1967 – Six Day War
                  Yitzhak Rabin, who would later become Prime Minister, told Le Monde the year following the ’67 war, “I do not think Nasser wanted war. The two divisions which he sent to the Sinai, on May 14, would not have been sufficient to start an offensive against Israel. He knew it and we knew it.”
                  Israeli Prime Minister Menachem Begin acknowledged in a speech in 1982 that its war on Egypt in 1956 was a war of “choice” and that, “In June 1967 we again had a choice. The Egyptian army concentrations in the Sinai approaches do not prove that Nasser was really about to attack us. We must be honest with ourselves. We decided to attack him.”
                  Despite its total lack of sustainability from the documentary record, and despite such admissions from top Israeli officials, it is virtually obligatory for commentators in contemporary mainstream accounts of the ’67 war to describe Israel’s attack on Egypt as “preemptive”.
                  Miko Peled (son of of the general in the war of 1967 (Mattityahu Peled), attests (based on Israeli military archives) that it was Israel who attacked Egypt in order to steal more Arab lands:
                  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZsvIT4xXglk

                  1973 – Yom Kippur
                  Neither Egypt nor Israel attacked. It was a ‘war’ planned by Kissinger between Egypt, Israel and the USA – in order for each to attain respective objectives.
                  http://www.counterpunch.org/2012/02/22/what-really-happened-in-the-yom-kippur-war/1982 – invasion of Lebanon

        • tapatio

          THERE IS NOTHING BUT THE LIES OF THE OUTLAW JEWISH STATE AND ITS SHILLS, LIKE JAMES WHERRY, CLAIMING THAT SYRIA IS ARMING HEZBOLLAH. THE JEW STATE AND THE US HAVE NEVER PRODUCED ANY EVIDENCE TO SUPPORT THEIR CLAIMS.

          HEZBOLLAH WAS FORMED BY THE LEGITIMATE (NOT an Israeli/US puppet) GOVERNMENT OF LEBANON TO RESIST A JEWISH ATTACK ON LEBANON. THE US MARINE BARRACKS IN BEIRUT WAS BOMBED BECAUSE IT WAS SUPPORTING THE JEWISH STATE’S INVASION OF LEBANON – A CRIMINAL ACT BY INTERNATIONAL LAW.

      • With Trump in the WH, and the neocon zombies risen again, this looks an awful lot like we could have a real global WWIII on our hands if those nutty zionists really do something this insanely stupid.

        If so I desperately hope that it comes too fast for those 1% SOBs everywhere to escape it themselves…

        • James Wherry

          And the attacks in Israel over the years by Hezbollah, backed by Syria and Iran?

          Why weren’t those “provocations” that could have started WWIII? Assad is passing more weapons to Hezbollah. That sounds more likely to start WWIII.

          Why blame “the Jews” and no one else? That’s just propaganda.

          • tapatio
          • Where did I mention “Jews”? Or even religion for that matter? This threat is not from the Jewish people, but from those who manipulate them; the zionists like Lieberman. Just as in my country, Amerika, our foreign (and domestic) policy is controlled by a minority of fanatics. And now more than ever. The People are rarely in control anywhere on this planet.

            So please don’t try to put words or opinions in my mouth or my mind. Unlike some, unlike too many, I use my capacity for critical-thought to rationalize current events. follow the money, follow the power. The Jewish people in Israel are mostly just as impotent to stop this madness as the people in my own country. Or in syria for that matter. And as long as people have to be hysterical about anyone criticizing the origins of power, when they can’t or won’t grapple with the implications of the otherwise obvious corruption, then they win. While we lose, arguing like spoiled children. Except I am by no means spoiled in any way, shape or fashion. While I would love for all people to be spoiled by peace on Earth and goodwill towards all peoples. Do you NOT agree with that?

            So if you’re going to be an “apologist”, at least try to be honest about it. Or if you think you already are, then you need to brush up on your facts. As in like WHO MAKES UP THE NEOCONSERVATIVE FACTION? And WHO MAKES UP THE ZIONIST FACTION, religiously-speaking? (And not to mention the WESTERN FACTION. Because last I heard neither group professed themselves as either religious or Jewish in particular. Except for propaganda purposes when it suits their need for support by instilling religious guilt for a historically persecuted people. Whether any of their membership is religious, i.e. Hebrew, Christian, etc. has much less to do with their agenda than the power they hope to obtain over all the people of this planet.

            Can you not see that for yourself?

            • James Wherry

              Thanks for the clarification. Regardless of whether you say “Jew” or “Zionist,” you seem to be blaming the Israelis and not the people attacking them.

              It remains to be seen what sort of White House we will have. I have great hopes that the military isolationist faction in the cabinet will prevail and we will have a President that takes us away from confrontations with Russia and focuses on defeating terrorism. That means working with Syria to destroy ISIL and al-Quaeda and al-Nusra. It also means working with Israel to destroy Hezbollah.

      • tapatio

        THE JEWS ARE TRYING TO DRAG AMERICA INTO THE THIRD WORLD WAR BY INTENTIONALLY AND CRIMINALLY ATTACKING SITES IN SYRIA THAT WOULD BE PARTIALLY MANNED BY RUSSIAN TRAINERS, TEACHING THE SYRIANS TO USE THEIR DEFENSIVE TECHNOLOGY.
        https://uploads.disquscdn.com/images/724baa2bfc2e523529c1d5f327930370e0d33197f035b3e88c37dc5db14758bd.jpg

        • James Wherry

          THE SYRIAN REGIME IS TRYING TO DRAG THE ENTIRE MIDDLE EAST INTO WWIII BY RAPING ITS OWN POPULATION AND SUPPORTING EVERY TERRORIST ORGANIZATION IT CAN.

          SYRIA’S PRESIDENT SHOULD BE ARRESTED AND TRIED FOR WAR CRIMES – OR GET THE BULLET IN THE BACK FRIM HIS MANY, MANY VICTIMS THAT HE HAS SO RICHLY EARNED.

          • tapatio

            BELOW IS PROOF THAT JEWS PLANNED AND ORDERED THE ATTACKS ON SYRIA, IRAQ, LIBYA AND OTHER COUNTRIES…………

            AS SUBORDINATES OF THE ROTHSCHILD-BILDERBERG EMPIRE, WASHINGTON, ISRAEL AND SAUDI ARABIA BUILT AND OPERATE AL QAEDA, ISIS AND THE OTHER TERRORIST GROUPS OPERATING IN SYRIA (and elsewhere) TO DESTABILIZE COUNTRIES AND ESTABLISH A “CALIPHATE” THAT WOULD “COOPERATE” WITH THE EMPIRE.

            LIKE THE TERRORIST GROUPS THEMSELVES, THAT CALIPHATE WOULD BE JUST AS OPPRESSIVE AND VICIOUS AS ITS PARENT (established by Jewish/British bankers, 100 years ago) – SAUDI ARABIA. SAUDI ARABIA AND THE TERROR GROUPS SPAWNED THEY ARE THE GUTTER SCRAPINGS OF ISLAM – EQUAL IN ALL RESPECTS TO THE ZIONIST DISEASE.
            The Rothschilds created Zionism, the Saudi “royals” and the Bolshevik “Revolution” as vehicles to expand its power. Bolshevism (Communism) failed. Zionism (Judeo-Fascism) has, so far, partially succeeded.

            First is a plan, written for Netanyahu’s reign as Emperor of Greater Israel. The writer is the pseudo-American Zionist fanatic, Richard Perle, written in 1996………

            http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article1438.htm

            Excerpt………..
            “………by establishing the precedent that Syrian territory is not immune to attacks emanating from Lebanon by Israeli proxy forces.”

            Next is a report A Report of The Project for the New American Century completed in September 2000………..

            https://i.ytimg.com/vi/3K_gsf7UCTI/maxresdefault.jpg

            http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/pdf/RebuildingAmericasDefenses.pdf

            Compare actual events from 2001 to date to the plans outlined in this “report”. Please note, at the end of the report, the list of fanatical Zionists and their sycophants who are responsible for……

            “REBUILDING AMERICA’S DEFENSES Strategy, Forces and Resources For a New Century”

            Exercpt…………
            “Israel can shape its strategic environment, in cooperation with Turkey and Jordan, by weakening, containing, and even rolling back Syria. This effort can focus on removing Saddam Hussein from power in Iraq — an important Israeli strategic objective in its own right”

            Paul Wolfowitz
            William Kristol
            Alvin Bernstein
            Eliot Cohen
            David Epstein
            Donald Kagan
            Fred Kagan
            Robert Kagan
            Robert Killebrew
            Steve Rosen
            Gary Schmitt
            Abram Shulsky
            Dov Zakheim

            • James Wherry

              Nothing you’ve posted is proof of anything. You posted a discussion, 20 years earlier, of how to stop rogue regimes like Qadaffi’s Libya or Syria. Presidents and administrations came and went and nothing could have been further from the truth.

              Your efforts to blame JEWS for WA’HABI MUSLIMS are simply an effort to deflect criticism of modern Islam’s deep problems.

              Your lies about the “Jewish Bolshevism” canard are easily disproven. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jewish_Bolshevism

        • James Wherry

          Ah, yes: THE JEWS, THE JEWS, THE JEWS. Below: “taptio’s” fellow neo-NAZ! Frazier Glenn Miller, Jr. AFTER he went in and murdered 3 Christians in a Jewish nursing home.

          https://uploads.disquscdn.com/images/82517a8f1b6497d589f34652948045b776f564a7c1a9a00caab2dd8e06da5304.jpg

          Frazier Glenn Miller Jr. He hates Jews JUST LIKE YOU DO

          https://uploads.disquscdn.com/images/82517a8f1b6497d589f34652948045b776f564a7c1a9a00caab2dd8e06da5304.jpg

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      • tapatio

        EXACTLY WHAT DO THESE SOCIOPATHIC JEWS EXPECT??? THEY INVADE SYRIAN AIR SPACE, ATTACK SYRIA AND THINK THAT THE SYRIANS ARE SUPPOSED TO SAY “THANK YOU, O’ SELF-CHOSEN MASTERS”?

        IT’S FAR PAST TIME THAT THE PREDATORY JUDEO-NAZl CULT OF ZIONISM AND IT’S OUTLAW STATE BE ERADICATED FROM OUR EARTH. https://uploads.disquscdn.com/images/718e0a6a52e4012df310313a82a8a28ad3f29f8ec4bfa5e95dccfd8b20463474.jpg