US Intel Chief: Iran Will Strike Back If Israel Keeps Attacking In Syria

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The top US intelligence official warned Tuesday that Iran was likely to attack Israel if the Jewish state continued to bomb the Islamic Republic’s military forces in Syria, despite Tehran not desiring a direct confrontation in the immediate future.

“We assess that Iran seeks to avoid a major armed conflict with Israel. However, Israeli strikes that result in Iranian casualties increase the likelihood of Iranian conventional retaliation against Israel,” Dan Coats, the director of national intelligence, told the US Senate Select Committee on Intelligence.

This analysis by US intelligence services echoed similar concerns voiced within Israel about the increasing likelihood of an Iranian response to the Israel Defense Forces’ regular strikes in Syria.

Read more at Times of Israel.

{Matzav.com}

3 COMMENTS

  1. what’s israel supposed to do? turn a blind eye while iran loads hezbollah with hundreds of thousands of additional rockets????

  2. I feel sorry for Iran it shouldn’t threaten a country that really fights back with all it’s might. Iran may turn back to a place called Persia after the battle against that little country called Israel. Beware before you speak or do.

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