Audio: Why Israel is Keeping Mum on Syria

Why Israel is Keeping Mum on Syria. Israel's Daring Bombing Raid.
5/6/2013, 6:21 PM

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A in-depth discussion on Israel's daring bombing raid on a weapons storage facility in Syria. Why is Israel keeping mum on the details? Find out with expert consultant Mr. Yossi Ben-Aharon, a retired ambassador and former director of the Prime Minister's Office under Yitzchak Shamir. Mr. Ben-Aharon gives his personal accounting on what it's like to deal with Syrian officials, and the Russian connection. He also talks about his own Sephardic-Yemenite heritage and the fate of the Middle Eastern / North African Jewish community

Plus, I. Q. Al-Rasooli, author of Lifting the Veil gives an Iraqi perspective on the conflict. Who are the Alawites? What is the Ba'ath party? And what was it like to grow up with them. Find out from a man who lived it.

Also, terrorism victims advocate Shifra Hoffman talks about what it's like to suffer from a terror inflicted injury? Just how easy is it to apply for government compensation as a "Victims of Hostilities".

And, Mordechai Taub an long-time member of the Likud Central Committee discusses the surprising move by the Shas party to end the three-way leadership and go with Member of Knesset Aryeh Deri. Why does Shas NOT want to expand their constituency? Why did they choose to go with the  controversial MK Deri, formerly a young dynamic politician star and now making a comeback after jail time? And will the new bill trying to limit small parties with a 4% threshold  for Knesset elections be good or bad for Likud? Find out from an insider's perspective.

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