Syrian official says war with Israel will not be conventional
Former Syrian information minister Mahdi Dakhlallah said Monday that if a war broke out with Israel, it would be a war of resistance and not a conventional war that Israel was accustomed to winning.
The Syrian official's remarks confirmed fears in the Israeli defense establishment that Syria was preparing to use Hizbullah-like guerrilla warfare tactics in a future conflict.
"I believe that if a war breaks out, it will not be a conventional war - the kind of war that Israel is used to winning swiftly," Dakhlallah, said in an interview on NBN TV which was translated by the Middle East Media Research Institute (MEMRI). "It will be a war of resistance, in which the armed forces may be defending the rear lines of the resista
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