As tensions rise, neither Iran nor Israel want war

19 Feb

The chain of events over Syria early on Saturday was the closest Israel and Iran have ever been to direct military confrontation. But the military punches between Israel-Syria-Iran also contained a few more “firsts”.

It was the first time an Iranian unmanned drone had penetrated Israeli space – in the past, Iranian-made drones that infiltrated Israel were operated by Hezbollah from Lebanon.

This time it was an all-Iranian operation led by the al Quds force: the decision, the launch and the operational control and guidance.

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Posted by on February 19, 2018 in Middle East


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