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This be playing right into the hands of bush our side and ultimately.
If they get dragged into a larger conflict in the region.
Absolutely -- and here's why the the basic idea is that if the Israelis ever do anything militarily like they did get over these past three days.
What you can see here is a possible.
Reaction from the Arab world you already see you chilling of Arab popular support.
Behind -- -- -- -- like popular support behind the bush -- Assad regime.
And what that means is.
That they can then use the fact that -- -- attacks Syrian territory and Syrian installations.
As a rallying cry because a lot of Arabs see the Jewish state obviously as being a -- enemy and any time the Israelis act in this fashion.
-- -- then could potentially play into the hands of the Syrians as well as the -- -- who are of course serious big ally.
Could they unify the rebels with the Syrian government of the rebels to -- -- so much like.
I think it's too far gone however it's not beyond the realm of possibilities and the reason I say that is -- there's so many different groups within the rebel groupings of the -- unity of the Free Syrian Army you have -- what about Missouri.
You have all of the different pieces that -- part of this in -- -- use some of the more extreme.
Factions within the Syrian rebel groups.
Are very much opposed to Israel and would seem to like nothing better than to see the Israeli state be the subject of a pan Arab.
I did an effort to military effort and diplomatic effort.
Against Israel so that's that is really what you what would drive them potentially together however I believe that with 70000.
Being killed in the Syrian civil war I don't see you these factions unifying.
At least not on a repeat it near term basis and certainly not on a permanent basis so once that you.
By all of that goes away and their local grievances come back into play and that becomes the the huge deal -- before them at that point in the local grievances -- -- trumping the other grievances that they have.
We will we talk a lot about Iran and how much this would play into the Iranian hands because they could continue with the nuclear ambitions.
But it seems me that nobody would want.
-- -- -- and power more so than Hassan Nasrallah and Hezbollah.
Because without Syria there cut off.
So what is the potential that has Bullock gets involved -- be -- against the rebels.
Or his really if -- Hezbollah picks a fight -- Israel and then you've got that regional conflict.
Right I think that being the case of the Syrian civil war I'm pretty certain that Hezbollah has been involved already.
I may have some minor -- rules in it right now and that's because of resource issues and because they wondered essence keep their powder dry.
-- to you whether you don't come again at a later later point in time eight if the Syrian regime.
Worried QB completely surrounded let's say you -- read out there were in Damascus or in the -- white sections -- -- northwestern part of the country.
I think that you could see Hezbollah engaged in the fight.
On the side of the Assad regime.
I also believe that -- has below will take every opportunity that it possibly can.
To move the -- toward Israel and did that will be used something that they could be easily do you especially if the Hezbollah leadership as well as the Iranians think that.
The Israelis are affecting the outcome of the Syrian civil war.
Because then that seeks to bring in more players.
And when that happens what you have is.
-- it increased willingness on the part of so many different players to get involved on the side of the Assad regime and when that happens.
The risk of conflagration in the Middle East is going to be extremely high.
Now while this goes on in the intelligence community and intelligence and resources are all that drawn toward this do the Iranian scurry.
Quickly and get more aggressive about I enriching U rain.
I think so -- I think they're doing this definitely.
Underneath all of the different.
-- years of compliance and pseudo compliance that they've established with the international community they are under.
No obligations from their point of view to comply we've that the international nonproliferation regime.
In their mind what they'll do is they'll give lip service perhaps.
To complying with certain nuclear provisions.
But today when it comes to actually you do what they do what you'll see -- increased use of I -- -- facilities.
Especially the -- site and a few others.
Rom com and other cities in Iran.
They will use those sites.
To further their weapons research activities and this is the perfect opportunity for them because.
They see us as being distracted by many different things to include what's going on in Syria.
I they are also increasingly vulnerable because of what's happening in Syria and they believe that the nuclear weapon.
Possibilities that they may be reaching through their research.
Are very important for the furtherance of Iranian interest and this Iranian interests include.
The domination of the Persian gulf region if not the entire Middle East and that is what they're working -- they're working toward consolidating their power.
And -- moving forward in a way that -- makes them basically.
Unassailable from a diplomatic and military standpoint.
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