More than ever before, it’s looking like prophecy is soon going to be fulfilled with a war in the Middle East involving Russia and Israel’s Arab enemies. Start looking up folks! The time is near.
JERUSALEM â€“ Israeli security officials have confirmed fears in Jerusalem that Russia may spark a Cold War-like military build up in the Middle East by sending war ships and advanced weaponry to foe Syria.
Syrian President Bashar Assad arrived today on a two-day visit to Moscow, where he will reportedly discuss with Russian President Dmitry Medvedev ways to expand military ties with Moscow, whose arms sales to Mideast countries, including Syria and Iran, have angered Israel and the U.S.
In a widely-circulated article, the London Times reported today Russia is expected to propose a revival of its Cold War-era naval bases at the Syrian ports of Tartus and Latakia on the Mediterranean. Moscow maintained bases in Damascus during the Cold War, but Russia’s influence in the region weakened after the collapse of the Soviet Union.