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'Hezbollah evades Israeli bombs in Syria by flying Russian flag'
Alex Fishman
Published: 15.12.18, 08:31
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1. Mother Russia??????
Ardeth Bey ,   Detroit   (12.15.18)
Mother Russia! That's a new one & no, of course Iran & Hezbollah aren't going to turn on Russia. Another asks "Is Russian friendship much longer?" I suppose that could be answered in a twofold way. Russia never really was a friend with or to Russia. Secondly, the supposed friendship that "was" there isn't so logically speaking, what isn't there can't be expected to last, whether in the long run or short run.
But as to Russia's stance against Israel.Things are beginning to come together like a jigsaw puzzle. Compare two situations. Turkey shoots down a Russian fighter jet. Syria shoots down a Russian transport plane. And who is Russia set against?
Russia has a long grudge in its crawl and Putin feels its time for retribution. Eventually, there is zero doubt a showdown will come between the two, that being Russia & Israel.
2. MR
George ,   NAIROBI   (12.15.18)
JEHOVAH WILL DEFEND ISRAEL. THEY CAN THREATEN BUT THEIR THREATS AMOUNT TO NOTHING. JEHOVA JIREH WILL FINALLY COME FOR ISRAEL
3. Success
Jez ,   Netanya   (12.15.18)
Another example of the huge foreign policy successes of our foreign minister and prime Minister, Mr Netanyahu
4. Putin is not an antisemite,
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but he is no philo-semite neither. His regime does not shy away from using antisemitic conspiracy theories in its media, when it serves pragmatical purposes. And the same will go with Israel. Putin does not care about Israel and would not do a thing to prevent its destruction.
5. Mother Russia
Lee ,   LA   (12.15.18)

It is not like the IDF can kick the Russian's out. Time cost and general attrition will take its course. There is and never was anything in it for Russia in Syria. Hezbollah and Iran will turn on mother Russia that day they are in the way of Iran's plans for Lebanon and the former Syria
6. What is a matter of 'honor' for Russian thugs is a matter of
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life/death for Israel & Jews, so......?
Bomb away!
7. putin
Victor ,   moscou   (12.15.18)
DO NEVER TRUST PUTIN AND HIS KGB .

PUTIN =ASSAD

PUTIN IS THE SON OF A b. and ...STALIN !!!

NEVER FORGET THE PACT BETWEEN HITLER AND STALIN.

TODAY PUTIN IS COMPLOTING WITH KHOMEINI TO ANNIHILATE THE JEWISH STATE.

NEVER, NEVER.. TRIUST THIS LITTLE FELLOW
8. gullible bibi
james   (12.15.18)
bibi shares sens info with putin who is in bed with iran and nasrollhj.

how did benzion raise such a gullible son? It is hard explain

this is another reason why bibi needs to step down.

bottom line bibi has harmed Israeli deterrence and is divulging sens info to adversaries.
9. Putin made a deal with a devil, will be repaid in blood.
David ,   Hartford USA   (12.15.18)
How long will this Russia-Iran alliance last? Until Iran has equipped enough fighters in Russia to cause unimaginable damage. Putin knows he can't trust Tehran as far as he can spit, so this is all a little game to see who blinks first.

Either Russia will turn on Iran or Iran on Russia- either way, it will be a mess for Putin. Tehran will eventually be vaporized, the only question is who will do it? The USA should just sit back and let it happen. There will be plenty of time to pick up the pieces when the dust settles.
10. Israel can't let Russia provide cover for Iran in Syria
Shep Fargotstein ,   Memphis   (12.15.18)
It is inevitable that Israel is going to have to drop the "deconfliction strategy" with Russia and engage Russia in the air and on the ground in Syria. While that seems to be a David and Goliath challenge, Russia is well aware that Israel's military strategists see Iran as an existential threat and will do whatever it takes to provide security for Israel - including erasing Russian assets in Syria. The fact that a Trump American military has Israel's back in this scenerio should be enough to make the Russians think twice about their current strategy of providing cover for Iran in Syria. it is high time for this confrontation before Iran and Russia have too many military assets on the ground.
11. are you made to believe this article
judah   (12.15.18)
it has not proven so in practice
12. israel is in danger with bibi at controls
rick   (12.15.18)
so long as bibi is in charge of security, Israel is in huge danger. this bs artist has been fooling Israel since he came onto the scene with the flowery rhetoric, he cannot pull the trigger on defense to the extent that he cannot make any decision except with his wife by his side.

lieberman said he was weak. Bennett said he was weak, shaked says he is weak. Israel's enemies know he is weak with his endless calculations and panicking. he is no different than lapid, gabbay and livni, all the same oh my god-run to putin and trump.

Israelis, defend yourselves. arm yourselves legally and go out on patrols, don't sit back and hope.

i can only conclude that you are dumb and stupid. benentt, feiglin, barkat are so much stronger and you vote in this mr security bs artist each and every time. now your press extols ganz who was failure in the gaza war- what can one say.
13. holocaust and israelis
geroge   (12.15.18)
when the ashes cleared after world war ll. Jews got it straight. they began to take revenge, martialized themselves and in league with Balfour, reclaimed ancestral land though not enough of it from the start.
Fast forward 70 plus years, and Israelis got too complacent. they voted in pacifists like peres, yes peres, olmert and livni, and bibi and shteinitz. these leaders are not up to the challenges Israel faces. they talk and talk and all they get blood in return, our 20 year old sons. and worse because of fear, the cannot unleash the idf. they would not know what to do in any case.

they are fearful and make Israelis fearful. it is time don't you think to vote in feiglin who will go direct to the source of enemies. instead you keep voting for a person who is one of the weakest soldiers that i can ever recall. i see through him, do you. Bennett, quit wasting time. as soon as the tunnels are sealed, collapse the govt.
14. Russia... always a ruble short and a day late.
Cassocks Suckc√łcks ,   Moscow, RU   (12.15.18)
15. Putin is a thug and common CRIMINAL !!!!!!!
Chris Rettenmoser ,   Bayerisch Gmain Germ   (12.15.18)
Putin is the worlds No.1 TERRORIST !!!!!!!!
16. Russia gives cover to Iran in Syria
Adolf ,   Papeete   (12.15.18)
Basically Putin by giving cover to Hezbollah and Iran in Syria and activating the S300 batteries is telling Israel ,your move punks
17. Typo error
Ardeth Bey ,   Detroit   (12.15.18)
I previously said "Russia never really was a friend with or to Russia" ... which should have been "Russia never really was a friend with or to Israel." I must have been semi -comatose when I wrote that. Sorry!
18. moishe rabeynu
moishe   (12.15.18)
there is a weak link in the chain. Israel intelligence will find it and hit hard. no chain hidden or not is perfect. it is only a matter of time.
19. VLADI HAS NO OTHER WAY OF MAKING MOMEY BUT
Iranina Jew ,   LALA LAND   (12.16.18)
Using Iran and China. And they have to protect their cash cow mullahs at any cost. Of course, the mullahs will start putting Russian flags all over place in order to protect themselves. The best way is to try to dry up the money sources in Iran and hope that my dumbo country men wake up one day, and start thinking for themselves.
20. Special friend or special fiend?
Avi L.   (12.16.18)
Where is drooling Bibi now?
21. KGB thug
C   (12.16.18)
he murders anyone anywhere that he feels threatened by.

he is vindictive to the extreme.

he can never be trusted. all he cares about is power and wealth.
22. resign
ari   (12.16.18)
i call on netanyahu to resign at once as defended minister. hand the reins over to Bennett. you do not know what you are doing.you are governed by fear. you have no ability to hit Hezbollah dressed up as Russians or to launch preemptive attacks. Israelis are being mowed down like pigeons. your responsible leadership stinks of cowardice. so step down already

as well I call on the idf to examine recrutiment graduate performance more thoroughly. also to investigate the border police to see if there is a national terror mood developing there.
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