Monday, January 18, 2016

IDF chief: Iran deal raises specter of proxy wars with Israel

IDF Chief of Staff Gadi Eisenkot said Monday that Iran will likely keep to the nuclear deal reached with world powers in coming years, but intensify its proxy war with Israel through the Lebanese Shiite group Hezbollah and other armed groups.
Eisenkot also said the landmark agreement could prevent Israel with opportunities in the future and warned that terror in the West Bank was be unlikely to abate anytime soon.
“The [nuclear] deal presents a number of challenges, But also opportunities” in the coming five years as Iran acts more behind the scene, Eisenkot said. (READ MORE)