As Iran Works to Expand Military Influence, Israel Puts World on Notice

As Iran Works to Expand Military Influence, Israel Puts World on Notice

Credit:(Photo: Kobi Gideon/GPO)

Stand for Israel continues to keep you abreast of Iran’s encroachment in Syria, especially as the Islamic Republic and its terror proxies fill the void left by the Islamic State (ISIS). And just as ISIS posed a very real threat to Israel and the rest of the region, JNS’ Yaakov Lappin writes that Israel will resort to military action of the international community does nothing to stop Iran’s push to turn Syria into its own weapons base:

Iran is expanding into Syria, converting the country into a military and weapons base, filling it with heavily armed Shi’a proxy forces, and earmarking it as a launchpad for future attacks on Israel.

Israel, in turn, has recently put the international community on notice, warning that a failure to stop the Iranian push into Syria will result in Israeli military action.

In this context, Israeli officials have traveled to the U.S. and Russia in recent weeks, to share information on Iran’s military moves into Syria, and to sound out the alarm over what may come next.

Yet it remains far from clear that either Moscow or Washington can or will pressure the Iranians to stop…

Tags: Iran Israel

More From Stand For Israel

Stand For Israel

The Procession Was All Afoot

After driving the occupying Ottoman Turks from Jerusalem during World War I, General Allenby entered the Holy City on foot as a sign of respect.

Stand For Israel

Police Officer Dead, Three Jews Hurt in Jersey Shooting

Breaking news of a shooting near a kosher supermarket in the U.S.

Stand For Israel

They Built and Prospered

Tel Amal, now called Nir David, was the first "Tower and Stockade" settlement built overnight in the Holy Land.

Subscribe to our Newsletter

Stay informed about issues affecting Israel, the Jewish people, Jewish-Christian relations, receive daily devotionals, and more.