israelsyriaEhud Eilam
(Analyst of Israel's National Security)
Copyright: www.jpost.com Publication of RIEAS (www.rieas.gr) on 20 March 2016.

Syria now marks five years of civil war. Since the beginning of the showdown Israel has been uncertain whether Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's fall would be beneficiary to it. On the one hand there were Assad's ties with Israel's sworn enemies, Iran and Hezbollah, but on the other hand there was the unpredictability of a post-Assad era. Read more