JERUSALEM — In an extraordinary statement, the Israeli military confirmed early Monday that it attacked Iranian military targets in Syria, hours after carrying out a rare daylight air raid near the Damascus International Airport.
Analysts have confirmed that the Israelis carried out the strikes in Syria by deliberately using scheduled airline departures and arrivals as cover to foil the improved and upgraded Syrian air defenses.
Syrian missile defence systems were filmed allegedly shooting down an unspecified number of Israeli missiles over the western suburbs of Damascus on Tuesday, according to the Syrian Arab News Agency (SANA).
Dan Cohen reports on the Trump administration’s decision to pull out troops in Syria at the White house. Then Manila Chan talks to former Pentagon official Michael Maloof about this and why the Pentagon took a stance against this decision.