Israel mum on air strikes targeting Syrian weapons

The IDF isn't saying anything publicly, but US and other western intelligence agencies are convinced that a series of overflights of Lebanon on Thursday and Friday targeted a convoy of advanced missiles that were being transferred to the Lebanese terrorist group Hezb'allah. NBC News: Israeli warplanes launched airstrikes against targets inside Syria on Friday, U.S. officials told NBC News. It's believed the primary target was a shipment of weapons headed for Hezbollah in Lebanon, they said. A senior U.S. official said the airstrikes were believed to be related to delivery systems for chemical weapons. An Israeli spokesman in Washington said that Israel would not comment specifically on the reports but said that "Israel is determined to prevent the transfer of chemical weapons or other game-changing weaponry by the Syrian regime to terrorists, especially to Hezbollah in Lebanon." It wasn't clear whether the Israelis alerted the U.S. before the attack. White House...(Read Full Post)