Israel believes that the paradigm of Syria's post-civil war order is being established on the Golan Heights these days. That is why it sent dozens of tanks and howitzers to the border with its archenemy over the weekend, hoping the show of force will prevent a war in the future.
An offensive by the Syrian regime in the Golan Heights poses a serious dilemma for Israel. Since June 19, Syrian regime troops, enjoying Russian air support, have been pounding rebel positions and villages in the province of Daraa, which lies on the border with Jordan and Israel.
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