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Tel Aviv Diary: If Trump Quits Syria, Israel Will Be Left To Fight Iran Alone | Opinion

Marc Schulman
Tel Aviv Diary: If Trump Quits Syria, Israel Will Be Left To Fight Iran Alone | Opinion

Israelis woke up on Saturday morning to news that the U.S., France, and Great Britain had attacked Syria, in response to the use of chemical weapons by the Syrian government against opposition forces. In the aftermath of the U.S. attack it became clear that Assad would pay no more than a symbolic price for continuing to gas and murder more of his own people. The Russian threat of retaliation had worked and the U.S. and its allies limited their intervention to the destruction of empty buildings.