Russia upgrades radar in Syria to give Iran heads up of Israeli attack
Russia has upgraded a surveillance station it maintains in Syrian territory in order to provide Iran early warning of an Israeli attack, according to the Israeli security-related blog Debkafile.The surveillance station, located south of Damascus, had been able to monitor air traffic in Israel as far south as Tel Aviv, as well as northern Jordan and western Iraq.Since the upgrade, its range reportedly extends to all parts of Israel and Jordan and as far south as the northern part of Saudi Arabia.According to the report, Russia has introduced cutting-edge technology to the station and expanded its manpower.
...Russia appears to have thrown in with the Axis if evil. They are definitely on the side of the despots in Syria and Iran. This could be why Israel is considering using missiles to strike Iran.