27 Apr '18, 10pm

So far they've fought in the shadows, through proxies, assassination squads and cyber-virus…

So far they've fought in the shadows, through proxies, assassination squads and cyber-virus…

Even before the recent clashes with Israel, many average Iranians were publicly asking: What is Iran doing spending billions of dollars — which were supposed to go to Iranians as a result of the lifting of sanctions from the Iran nuclear deal — fighting wars in Syria, Lebanon and Yemen? That concern is surely one reason Iran, for all its fist-shaking — has not retaliated — yet. The Israeli airstrike on T4, along with the U.S.-British-French airstrike on the Syrian regime’s suspected chemical weapons facilities, have actually exposed the strategic vulnerabilities of both Russia and Iran in Syria. Their forces are very powerful versus the rebels there, but not so powerful versus the Western forces and Israel. Iran, which has to depend largely on Syria’s air defense system, is particularly exposed to Israel’s Air Force. “Russia’s appearance of omnipotence in the Syrian arena ...

Full article: http://peakoil.com/publicpolicy/are-iran-and-israel-heade...

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