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Israelis Watch And Wait For U.S. Military Strike In Syria

Sep 5, 2013 (All Things Considered) — President Obama's decision to delay military action against Syria caused consternation among Israeli officials, but also sparked an impassioned debate over whether a negotiated settlement could be had, and what's really best for Israel. All, of course, under the cloud of Iran. For ordinary people, Obama's decision slowed the rush on gas masks as people believe now they can have a quiet New Year holiday -- and think about war again next week.

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