Israeli F-16s Smashed Syria Back in June. Russia Did Not Fire Back.
The National Interest -

Sebastien Roblin


Too bad for Damascus

The mysteries surrounding the Israeli strike on Masyaf highlight how competing domestic factions and international actors continue to complicate Syria’s long and multi-faceted civil war.

At 2:30 in the morning on April 13, 2019, around a dozen missiles tore over the night sky of Hama province, Syria, launched by Israeli F-16 jets flying over Lebanon.

(This first appeared earlier in June 2019.)

In response, short-range Syrian air missiles arced...

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