Politics

Israeli Attacks In Syria Against Hezbollah Benefit ISIS

March 20, 2017 Jason Ditz, AntiWar 0

Syria, in response to an attack by Israeli forces, fired anti-aircraft missiles and says that one of the attacking planes was shot down. Israel says that the attacks were aimed, not against Syria, but against Hezbollah. Hezbollah is a military force from Lebanon fighting against ISIS, so these attacks are viewed as an Israeli defense of ISIS. […]

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Trump Supplies Armored Vehicles To Syrian Fighters

February 1, 2017 Carla Babb 1

Syria: With the approval of the Trump Administration, armored vehicles with mounted machine guns and grenade launchers were delivered to the Syrian Democratic Forces to fight ISIS. Turkey considers many of the groups within this coalition to be terrorists. In the past, US weapons have fallen into the hands of ISIS under similar programs. […]