On Saturday [Jan. 26] the government of Iran drew a red line around Syria. “An attack on Syria is considered attack on Iran and Iran’s allies,” declared Ali Akbar Velayati, the Iranian supreme leader’s top foreign policy adviser.
According to reports, 4 days later Israel crossed Iran’s line by attacking a target inside Syrian territory.
How is Iran likely to react?
And what will become of Syria’s chemical weapons?
My latest piece explains.