US Apologized to Israel for Leak that May Lead Israel to War

Pentagon sources confirmed the United States has apologized for leaking information on Israel’s alleged attack in Syria several weeks ago which could have put Israeli lives in danger.

By David Lev

 

The United States has apologized for leaking information about Israel’s alleged attack on a convoy of weapons in Syria bound for Hizbullah terrorists several weeks ago. According to reports that appeared in the Jerusalem Post over the weekend, the “leak” about the U.S. leak came from an Israel Radio correspondent, who listed details of the leak, and the apology.

White HouseThe tweet came from Israel Radio’s diplomatic correspondent Chico Menashe. In his tweet, Menashe wrote “The U.S. has apologized to Israel for leaking details of the attack in Syria. Senior administration officials said to their [Israeli] counterparts that they are examining the issue and that low-level [officials] were responsible for the leak.”

In addition, Menashe tweeted, “US officials told that they [will] review the matter. The leak forced Assad to react harshly.”

According to Pentagon sources, the tweets by Menashe were true, and the U.S. has apologized to Israel for the leak, which could have put Israeli lives in danger. The sources said that the Pentagon was investigating the matter. Israel has still not confirmed that it was involved in the attack.

 

View original Arutz Sheva publication at: http://www.israelnationalnews.com/News/News.aspx/168157#.UZqjcsp0k9E

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