US officials voice concern about Israeli strikes in Syria


Two Israeli Defense Force-Air Force F-15D Eagle aircraft practice air defense maneuvers mission over the Nevada Test and Training Ranges, at Nellis Air Force Base (AFB), Nevada (NV), during Exercise RED FLAG 04-3. Exercise RED FLAG is a realistic combat training exercise involving the Air Forces of the US and its Allies.

(Worthy News) - US military officials have voiced their concerns that the "aggressive military campaign" Israel is waging in Syria against Iran-backed militia groups might cause the Islamic republic to attack American targets in Syria and Iraq in retaliation, as reported by The Wall Street Journal.

After Israel had attacked more than 200 times in Syria within the last 18 months, the Pentagon spokesman Navy Cmdr. Sean Robertson asserted Israel is operating on its own when asked about the matter.

"However, we support Israel's right to self-defense against immediate threats. If any action on the battlefield was to jeopardize American troops, the commanders would take the necessary steps. [ Source: Ynet News (Read More...) ]

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