It is important also to consider that the statement that Gen. Mattis gave is not that he says he disagrees with the Trump decision to launch the Tomahawk strike. He is only saying there is no evidence in his possession that confirms the the Syrian government was behind these attacks.
Israel is claiming the need to intervene in the Syrian town of Hader out of concern for and commitment to its Druze population, but Israel’s past support for Syrian rebels groups which have targeted the Druze, suggests that the motivation may lay elsewhere
DAMASCUS, SYRIA -- Israel, long a major player in the coalition of foreign governments seeking regime change in Syria, may now shed its passive role in the conflict for an active one. Last Friday, the spokesperson for the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) announced