Fox News national security analyst KT McFarland questioned the Obama administration’s commitment to keeping peace in the Middle East, especially as Israel and Iran appear poised for war.
“Where is the administration?” McFarland asked Fox News’ Bill Hemmer. “Are they a strong supporter of Israel? They talk about it, but they don’t act like it. They tell Iran no nuclear weapons, but what are they going to do to stop Iran? I think all these things are coming together in one place.”
Earlier this week, The Associated Press reported that Israel had warned of a possible pre-emptive strike against Syria over concerns that its chemical weapon arsenal could fall into the hands of Hezbollah and other al-Qaida-linked terrorist organizations amid the chaos of civil war.
Fox News cited unconfirmed reports Wednesday that Israeli fighter jets hit a suspected Syrian chemical weapons storage facility and possibly a convoy of weapons destined for Hezbollah in Lebanon. Both Syria and Iran warned Israel on Thursday of retaliation.
“Israel cannot allow Iran to use its cat’s paws on the Golan Heights to have chemical weapons, to have anti-aircraft, to have missiles,” McFarland said. “The important thing to remember is Israel and Iran are preparing for war. I don’t think they made the decision to go to war, but they are both pre-positioning themselves for that.”
McFarland said Syria is “distracted” by the chaos in its own country, but remained central to the threat to Israel.
Watch the segment from Fox News here:
Israel warns of strike to keep Syria’s chemical weapons from terrorists
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