'Syria . . . as the Achilles Heel of Iran'
9:23 AM, Feb 3, 2012 • By DANIEL HALPER
At the Herzliya security conference outside Tel Aviv yesterday, former Mossad chief Efraim Halevy suggested that we "Look at Syria and see it as the Achilles heel of Iran." There is "enormous opportunity" in Syria, said Levy. "We should have a main interest in ensuring that the Iranian interest is booted out of Syria."
"In facing Iran, like facing any other threat, we should look at where there is vulnerability and where can we gain maximum effects… not only regionally but internationally," Halevy said.
Today, writing at the Washington Post, Charles Krauthammer makes a similar argument:
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