Gantz foresees another Afghanistan in Syria


Israel’s chief of staff Lt. Gen. Benny Gantz warned Monday that the Syrian bloodbath will not end with Bashar Assad’s fall but sink further into tribal and ethnic warfare on the scale of Afghanistan two decades ago. Iran and Hizballah are in deeply implicated in this calamity but, strangely enough, Russia backs them.  Gantz delivered the annual lecture at Tel Aviv University’s National Security Institute.


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