THE LATEst ON THE ESCALATING Conflict in the middle east. After israel launched two air strikes on syria over the weekend, syrian officials are calling the act a declaration of war. There are concerns... See More
THE LATEst ON THE ESCALATING Conflict in the middle east. After israel launched two air strikes on syria over the weekend, syrian officials are calling the act a declaration of war. There are concerns thait will spread to other countries. Reporter: Good morning, george. President obama is tracking this closely. While israel and the entire region are on alert, fearing SYRIA'S WAR COULD WIDEN.ef?lú the strikes were fast, precise, and powerful. This fireball showing one of several targets believed to be a military depot outside syria's capital. THE STRIKES, WHICH U.S. SOURCESguo!t Say were ordered by israel, were aimed at weapons and facilities the israelis deemed a threat. This morning, syria is warning OF RETALIATION.kb[ We will not be humiliated, syria's information minister told reporters saying the attack OPENS THE DOOR TOcyyB ALL Possibilities. Sunday's strikes are the second in less than a week. On friday, officials say a shipment of iranian-made long-range missiles was destr destroyed. Missiles israel believed were destined for hezbollah. Neither israel or the u.S. Has publicly confirmed the strike. In an interview on saturday, the president reaffirmed israel's right to protect itself. The israelis, just fiebly, have to guard against the transfer of advanced weaponry to terrorist or anization. WExjSp COORDINATE WITH THE ISRAELIS. They're close to syria, close to lebanon. Reporter: They've movedt1)6 two so-called iron dome missile batteries to the northern board. A lot of tension. M
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