27 December 2022

Israel’s military chief of staff was cited as saying that “Israel carries out on average at least one operation against Iran every week somewhere throughout the Middle East”, adding: “The Iranian vision to establish a second Hizbollah in Syria has been disrupted… The Iranians wanted to deploy hundreds of surface-to-surface missiles in Syria alongside tens of thousands of Shiite militiamen”. “There is a lot less weaponry and fewer bases and forces”, he continued. “This didn’t happen on its own, but rather, due to [Israel’s] war between wars, which will mark ten years in March [2023]”.

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