Israeli soldiers stand on top of armored military vehicles during training exercises in the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights, near the border with Syria, Wednesday, June 17, 2015. Syrian rebels launched a wide-ranging offensive against Syrian government positions near the Golan Heights on Wednesday, after tit-for-tat shelling in and around Damascus left at least 33 people dead, activists said. Insurgents have been on the offensive in southern Syria for the past three months, capturing military bases, villages and a border crossing point with Jordan. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)

Julian Assange: US & Israel Planned To Overthrow Assad In 2006

Cables reveal that before the beginning of the Syrian revolt and civil war, the United States hoped to overthrow Assad and create strife between Shiite and Sunni Muslims.