Gen. Aviv Kochavi, "our eyes on our doorstep is the center of global jihad"
The head of the Jewish intelligence official said that in Syria gathered thousands of Islamists, armed with the money the U.S. and Europe …
The main U.S. ally in the Middle East — Israel is very concerned about what is happening now in Syria. In Tel Aviv, finally realized that the true purpose of the militants, supported by the West, is not the overthrow of the "dictator" Assad and the establishment of democracy and the establishment of an Islamic caliphate across the Middle East, reports
"In our eyes on our doorstep is the center of the global jihad, which will make a difference not only in Syria but also in Israel and in Lebanon, Jordan, the Sinai Peninsula and the region as a whole", — said Tuesday the head of the Israeli military intelligence (AMAN), General Aviv Kochavi.
He noted that accumulate in Syria "thousands of radical mujahideen from the region and from around the world and are fixed in the country not only to overthrow (President) Bashar al-Assad, but also to promote the idea of an Islamic religious state."
At the same militants fighting against Assad and the means of using weapons imported from the U.S. and Europe in the future could hit Israel itself. In this regard, in Tel Aviv, has said that the situation in Syria is "the most alarming example of" risk.
Syrian rebels with the support of the U.S. waging an armed struggle against the government forces of President Bashar al-Assad. The civil conflict in Syria, which, according to the UN, has killed about 90,000 people, lasted for more than two years. During this time, thousands of Christians were forced to flee the country because of persecution by Islamic militants.