MIDDLE EASTISRAELOPINION
Israel’s Syria bombing ineffective against Iran, alienates Russia
Air-only campaigns, historically ineffective, threaten Israel's strategic relationship with Russia – its key hope for influence on events in Syria


By SHAIEL BEN-EPHRAIM JANUARY 21, 2019 5:12 PM (UTC+8*

Israeli airstrikes are highly unlikely to force Iran to curtail its influence in Syria. To make matters worse, the attacks are undermining its only significant lever in influencing Damascus and Tehran: its strategic relationship with Russia. For its own good and for the stability of the region, Israel should stop bombing in Syria. Now

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