via Israel-Iran Escalation – Looking At The Big Picture

A day after Israeli, Syrian, and Iranian forces were involved in a major military confrontation–that left an Israeli F-16 shot down, along with an Iranian drone, and multiple Syrian air defenses destroyed–the dust has begun to settle and the bigger picture is emerging.

The escalation is the latest in an epic struggle building between Iran, which is trying to turn Syria into a forward Iranian military base, and Israel, which is determined to prevent this from happening at all costs. Iran is now trying to set new ‘rules of the game,’ and limit Israeli defensive operations in Syria.

via Israel-Iran Escalation – Looking At The Big Picture

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