Two men, not specified which group of rebels, ride a motorcycle towards an abandoned UN base at Syria's Quneitra border crossing between Syria and the Israeli-controlled Golan Heights, Monday, Nov. 28, 2016. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)
Middle East

Israel Pursuing War against Iran Obliquely through Al-Qaeda and Directly via Airstrikes

Washington’s obsession with attempting to intervene in Syria was never really aimed at Syria, but was instead aimed at containing Iranian influence for the benefit of the Israeli government. Now, with the failure of that mission, Israel has decided it needs to step up its own game.