Saturday, March 25, 2017
More in a belated fashion from the week-old edition of the DEBKAfile newsletter:
"Israeli air strikes in Syria, Arrow intercepts incoming missile"
"The Israeli military said its fighter jets had struck several targets in Syria early Friday, March 17, and were back in Israeli-controlled airspace, when Syria launched several anti-aircraft missiles toward the Israeli jets. Israel's Arrow air defense missile intercepted one of the missiles, the army said, but would not elaborate on whether any other hostile missiles had struck Israeli territory."
"The official IDF [Israeli Defense Force] communique raises questions. It does not make sense for Israeli Arrow missiles to be aimed at Syrian ground-to-air rockets fired against the Israeli warplanes over northern Syria. The Arrow would only be used to intercept an incoming Syrian or Hizballah ground-to-ground missile heading for a target inside Israel."
ARROW INTENDED TO INTERCEPT BALLISTIC MISSILES AND NOT SURFACE-AIR-MISSILES!
The "official communique" tells only part of the story? DEBKAfile sources in this case are correct?
HEZBOLLAH LAUNCHED A BALLISTIC MISSILE AT ISRAEL? THAT IS WHAT OCCURRED HERE? ARROW WAS ABLE TO INTERCEPT? DETAILS PERHAPS NEVER TO BE REVEALED!