Commenting on what happened between Israel and Syria on Thursday would be much easier if anyone had a clue what had happened between Israel and Syria on Thursday. Daniel Levy posits some ideas
, but they all have flaws, which he also notes. In particular, I'm not sure what sort of reconnaissance Israel would be undertaking that couldn't be more easily and safely done by satellite imagery. I'm most tempted to believe some combination of an Israeli error combined with a Syrian desire not to be sidelined in the current peace negotiations, but it's hard to say.
(Crossposted to American Footprints
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