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And this Fox News alert this morning Israel taking steps to protect itself.
From any possible retaliation following a display of military might.
In the skies over the weekend over Syria a senior Israeli official is now confirming.
That the series of airstrikes this playing out over the course of the weekend.
Targeted a shipment of missiles that we're heading for Hezbollah in Lebanon.
Syria calls that act -- a -- an act of war excuse me and -- -- his live in northern Israel close to the border with Syria.
-- -- what is Israel doing out to prepare for they any possible retaliation here.
Why the best way to put it -- Israel is right now ready for a war but they are certainly not.
Looking for a war were up just five miles from the Syrian border soldiers today spent -- day tinkering with their tanks getting ready for battle.
This would be the tip of the Israeli -- they did move those five miles there.
Into Syria much more likely is attacks from the air and to defend against that Israel has moved gain.
They're iron dome missile defense system -- -- to the north deployed it around some significant cities in order to try to provide.
Air cover in the case -- either Hezbollah in Lebanon.
Or series -- begins to launch missiles here towards Israel now got 36 hours forty hours since those air attacks happened.
-- in Damascus the latest -- attacks we have not seen any response so far militarily.
From either Syria or Hezbollah Martha we expect to see more of this this week -- -- Well that's the big question every time Israel goes in bomb something inside of Syria it's like playing Russian roulette at what point.
Are they going to respond -- the Syrians -- -- an attack that will Hezbollah wants some kind of attack.
For the Israelis it's all about the weapons on the ground we know that the Iranians are sending weapons to the Syrians by air those weapons unloaded.
And then taken there.
Inside of Lebanon -- David has blocked and that's where the Israelis are in -- strikes if you try.
-- destroy those weapons before they get it has blocked and they say they will not allow that balance of power to change and has -- it more significant weapons.
Even if it means more attacks going forward and the consequences that come with Martha higher stakes this week Leland thank you -- so.
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