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Did Israel just destroy Syrian
depot holding Russian missiles?

Legal Insurrection, by William A. Jacobson

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Posted By:SoCalGal, 7/9/2013 6:13:59 PM

This is another Syrian “who bombed it” mystery. What is not disputed is that a major Syrian arms depot in the town of Latakia in the Alawite region was destroyed (h/t Israel Matzav, also here). The Syrian rebels says Israel destroyed a large weapons depot which stored components of the Russian S300 air defense system, via Israel Hayom: "The Free Syrian Army claimed Monday that the Israel Air Force had destroyed a warehouse holding Russian S-300 anti-aircraft missiles east of the city of Homs in western Syria. The rebels’ claim has not been corroborated by any other independent source.

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Jacobson notes that the Jerusalem Post is also saying there were Yakhont anti-ship missiles.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: plumnellie, 7/9/2013 6:41:29 PM     (No. 9416191)

Wish we had Israel´s resolve and clear sightedness. Unfortunately, too many of our people are smug, satisfied and think the world is their oyster. Bad things happen to other people...or if not they deserved what they got. That is what I believe Liberals and other welfare mentality voters think. God bless Israel.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: SteelTurman, 7/9/2013 6:46:13 PM     (No. 9416196)

The lo-fo´s are also blinded by a biased media.

They will never know what hit them, one day.

Not unlike early December in 1941.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Merlin251, 7/9/2013 6:49:47 PM     (No. 9416202)

I certainly hope so!!!

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Reply 4 - Posted by: secondtimelucky, 7/9/2013 6:54:37 PM     (No. 9416214)

Syrian gov´t forces pointed the finger at AQ. A mystery - but when it doubt, blame it on the Jooos. Presume George Bush was not involved...

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Topic Thunder, 7/9/2013 6:56:38 PM     (No. 9416219)

1. Russia sells missiles to Syria
2. Russia tells Israel where missiles are stored
3. Israel destroys the missiles
4. Russia sells even more missiles to Syria
5. Repeat

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Reply 6 - Posted by: ronnietheK, 7/9/2013 7:04:40 PM     (No. 9416234)

#5 has it just about right.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: horacer, 7/9/2013 7:05:41 PM     (No. 9416236)

The one thing we know for sure is that we´ll probably never know the truth. It could have been Turkey, they´re much closer. It could have been rebels or Israel. Tzipi Livni is in Russia trying to prevent the S-300 transfer. It would seem to me to be an odd time for an Israeli attack.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Rabidrabbit1, 7/9/2013 8:09:22 PM     (No. 9416290)

If it helped Al Qaeda, if it was "cruise missiles fired from sea", then I wouldn´t put it past Zero to authorize nefarious, clandestine ops... and this story is just a red-herring, to make the public look the other way.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: pensom2, 7/9/2013 8:14:49 PM     (No. 9416295)

"Never let a serious crisis go to waste." Rahm Emanuel

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Reply 10 - Posted by: ida Lou Pino, 7/9/2013 8:47:21 PM     (No. 9416362)

Oh, my goodness! It looks like those nasty Israelis may have done it during the holy month of Ramadan.

Call the UN! This is a human rights violation of the highest order. No nation should be allowed to destroy the weapons meant to destroy it - - especially Israel!

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Reply 11 - Posted by: rocket scientist, 7/9/2013 9:05:57 PM     (No. 9416386)

Netanyahu did warn Putin that if he sent S-300´s to Syria that Israel would destroy them before they were allowed to become operational. Israel is not going to just sit by while Syria installs these missiles. Those missile batteries are not small and not easy to hide.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: MickTurn, 7/9/2013 9:46:29 PM     (No. 9416458)

What would you do if mad dogs lived next door?

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Reply 13 - Posted by: coldoc, 7/9/2013 11:00:49 PM     (No. 9416542)

What is the motive for al quaeda to destroy a weapons system they plan on owning and using?
Go IDF!

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Reply 14 - Posted by: QRP, 7/10/2013 11:58:47 AM     (No. 9417312)

It could have just been the Russian stuff malfunctioning and "rapid dissembling" on its own.

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