The MiddlE East crisis continues as the IDF fire a warning shot into Syria after a shell hits the Golan Heights. Netanyahu says Israel is closely following events along the Syrian border. Analysts believe a Middle East war could erupt before 2013.
From Jerusalem Post: “The IDF fired warning shots into Syrian territory after a mortar shell fired from Syria exploded in the Golan Heights on Sunday, not far from Moshav Alonei Habashan, where a similar shell exploded on Thursday. According to IDF Spokesman, further attacks from Syria will trigger a vigorous response. The military also sent a warning letter to the United Nations saying that Syrian forces to be careful and avoid firing into the Golan.
From Ynet News: “Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and senior ministers commented on the recent round of violence during Sunday's cabinet meeting. According to Netanyahu, "The IDF is operating and will operate in Gaza.The terror organizations are taking tough blows from the IDF and Israel won't sit idly by. We are ready to step up our response.”
From Jerusalem Post: “Military personnel concluded a conventional strike on Iran's nuclear facilities may fail, and have been forced to change their tactics accordingly, The Sunday Times reported Sunday, quoting western intelligence and defense sources. “Israel’s plans have been constantly evolving in recent years according to the progress Iran is making,” The Times quoted a senior defense source as saying.”