Israel’s Russia Roulette game in Syria explained

Israel’s recent attack on Hezbollah in Syria wasn’t unprecedented, but Assad’s response was: to fire a ballistic missile back. Shortly afterwards more threats came from the Syrian president – now more confident that he has Russia to support him militarily. Can Israel really keep good relations with Russia and carry out Trump’s anti Iran campaign in the Middle East? Guests Ramzy Baroud, Dan Arbell, and Martin Jay A very fiery RT ‘Crosstalk’ show which saw some feathers fly as an Israeli apologist based in the US was given a rough time after he tried to claim that Israel had some sort of moral superiority in the region.

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