Israeli air force chief Maj. Gen. Amir Eshel believes that Israel could be on the brink of war with Syria.
The chief is concerned that if things went south at the already tension-heavy border, “sudden war” could erupt reports CBN News.
According to Eshel, Syria has the “best air defenses it could buy” and Syrian President Bashar al-Assad might feel powerful than in the past with the new acquisitions.
Eshel is not the first Israeli leader to warn of unforeseen war; building tensions have led other military leaders to make similar predictions.
Publication date: April 22, 2014