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  12/5/2011, Kislev 9, 5772

Mofaz: Clash with Syria a Reasonable Possibility

Chairman Shaul Mofaz of the Knesset Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee warned, Monday, of the possibility of a confrontation with Syria, against the backdrop of the weakening of President Bashar Al-Assad. Interviewed by Israel Defense Forces Radio, the former defense minister and chief of staff said, "There is a reasonable possibility that in the twilight window of his regime, Assad will try to turn attention from the massacre of his citizens toward a confrontation with Israel."

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