Speaking with officers and soldiers in the Kirya (Defense Ministry) sukka on Wednesday, IDF Chief of Staff Lt.-Gen. Benny Gantz spoke of the threats in the region, the situation regarding Iran, Hizbullah in Lebanon and the slaughter of civilians in Syria by that country’s leader, Bashar el-Assad. Ganz explained that ultimately, Syria will become a weapons supply house for terrorist organizations.
This is what occurred following the revolution that occurred in Libya, and Israel has documented that much of the weaponry from that country has made its way to Gaza based terrorists.
Regarding the region and the Western nations, the IDF commander spoke of the changing realities in the Mideast, as well as the reality that Israel has sufficient space for all Jews if they would only opt to come, adding they will all come sooner or later. So too is the case with our enemies he explained, that eventually, there will be an encounter with them on one border or another.
(YWN – Israel Desk, Jerusalem)