Iran commander: US strike on Syria would bring Israel's destruction

Iran's Revolutionary Guards chief said a US military attack on Syria would lead to the "imminent destruction" of Israel and would prove a "second Vietnam" for America, according to an Iranian news agency.


Shiite Muslim Iran, an arch-enemy of Israel, is supporting Syrian President Bashar Assad against mainly Sunni Muslim rebels trying to oust him in a two-and-a-half-year-old revolt. (Reuters)