Israeli intel: Iran has deployed 50,000 troops in Syria

TEL AVIV — Israel’s intelligence community has determined that Iran
deployed 50,000 troops in Syria.

Israeli military intelligence commander Maj. Gen. Aviv Kochavi said Iran
has taken over much of the Syrian campaign against Sunni rebels. Kochavi
said Iran deployed Hizbullah and Shi’ite fighters in Iraq to protect the
regime of President Bashar Assad, whose military dropped from 220,000 to
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