Israel's Top General Admits That Israel Has Attacked Thousands Of Iranian Targets In Syria, And How They Stopped Iranian General Qasem Suliemani

IDF chief Gadi Eisenkot, center-right, meets with senior officers from the Northern Command amid concerns of potential Iranian missile strike against northern Israel on May 9, 2018. (Israel Defense Forces)

Haaretz: Outgoing Army Chief: Israel Attacked Thousands of Iranian Targets in Syria

In a pre-retirement interview with the New York Times, the IDF Chief of Staff reveals details of the secret battle he fought against Iranian General Qasem Suliemani

Over the last two years, Israel has carried out “thousands” of attacks against Iranian targets in Syria.

In an interview given to the New York Times shortly before his retirement next week, Lt. Gen. Gadi Eisenkot, Chief of Staff of the Israel Defense Force, has for the first time confirmed details of the secret war Israel has been waging on Iran’s Quds Force in Syria.

The series of attacks on Iranian targets in Syria was authorized, according to Eisenkot, by the cabinet in January 2017. It followed attacks which had previously been carried out by Israel on Hezbollah convoys and targets since the start of the civil war in Syria in 2011, but which had not directly targeted Iranian assets.

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WNU Editor: There must be something to what Lt. Gen. Gadi Eisenkot is saying (who is retiring on Tuesday). Iranian General Qasem Suliemani was a very public figure who was always profiled in the Iranian media. But since last year, he has all but disappeared, and his movements are no longer publicized.

More News On Israel's Top General Admitting That Israel Has Attacked Thousands Of Iranian Targets In Syria

The Man Who Humbled Qassim Suleimani -- The New York Times
'Aerial and Intelligence Superiority': Army Chief Reveals How Israel Beat Iran's Soleimani in Syria -- Haaretz
Outgoing chief of staff details how Israel decided to take Iran head on -- i24
IDF chief warns Iran’s Soleimani: He who acts against us puts his life in danger -- Times of Israel
‘We struck thousands of targets’: IDF chief of staff on Israel’s ‘near-daily’ strikes in Syria -- RT
Middle Israel: The Eisenkot doctrine -- Jerusalem Post

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