Syria, Iran threaten to attack Israel with “strategic weapons” if West hits Assad regime. Netanyahu says Israel is ready. “Our finger…is on the trigger.”

Joel C. Rosenberg's Blog

syria-attackmapUPDATE: On Monday afternoon, Secretary of State John Kerry announced that the evidence “screaming at us is real, that chemical weapons were used in Syria.” Military strikes by the U.S., Britain and France on the Assad regime and its assets now appear all but certain. The X factor on timing at this point is that the Obama administration may seek U.N. authorization.

>> Video of Kerry briefing.

Excerpts from Kerry’s statement: “What we saw in Syria last week should shock the conscience of the world. It defies any code of morality. Let me be clear. The indiscriminate slaughter of civilians, the killing of women and children and innocent bystanders by chemical weapons is a moral obscenity. By any standard, it is inexcusable. And despite the excuses and equivocations that some have manufactured, it is undeniable.       

“The meaning of this attack goes beyond the conflict on Syria itself. And that conflict has already…

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