Airborne Israeli commandos finished off Syria’s plutonium reactor in 2007

The New Yorker’s version of the Israeli strike against Syria’s plutonium reactor was only part of the truth. It was designed to emphasize that then too Israel defied the US president, George W. Bush, and would not be able to repeat its success in Iran in view of the longer distance and different circumstances. In fact, airborne elite Israeli ground troops finished off the Syrian reactor and another installation five years ago after it was struck by air force bombers – as  DEBKAfile’s military sources revealed at the time.  

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