The "Israeli" spy chief Dan Meridor says Tel Aviv supports regime change in Syria, amid ongoing efforts by the anti-Syria governments to oust President Bashar al-Assad.
"I hope it [regime change] will happen, even though I don't know when or how," Meridor, who also serves as the deputy prime minister of the Tel Aviv regime, said on Tuesday.He further expressed "hope" that the "new Syria will understand that joining Iran is a mistake that brings isolation from the Western world." The latest remarks by the "Israeli" official come as anti-Syria Western regimes along with Saudi Arabia, Turkey and Qatar have been supporting insurgents inside Syria.
On August 5, US senators John McCain, Joseph Lieberman and Lindsey Graham said Washington should "directly and openly" provide assistance, including weapons, intelligencress conference in the Malaysian capital Kuala Lumpur, Senator John McCain stated "It is time to act. It is time to give the Syrian opposition the weapons in order to defend themselves," while Lieberman stated that the situation in Syria "will not get better until the rest of the world at least gives the arms" to the Syrian rebels.
Also, in an interview with CBS's "This Morning" on Tuesday, Lieberman said that the United States should provide Syrian rebels with weapons.
The UK newspaper the Guardian reported in June that the Saudi regime would pay the salary of the members of the terrorist Free Syrian Army to encourage "mass defections from the military and... pressure" the Damascus government.
As for the New York Times, it reported in June as well that a group of CIA officers are operating secretly in southern Turkey and that the agents are helping the anti-Syria governments decide which gangs inside the Arab country will receive arms to fight the Syrian government.
Source: News Agencies, edited by moqawama.org