K.S. Rajan (13 Oct 2011)
"Syria  by David Dolan"

Israeli officials are worried that growing defections by many of Assad’s police and army personnel may spur the dictator to order a diversionary military attack upon the enemy Jewish state. Some believe this may come in the form of a Lebanese Hezbollah rocket assault upon Israel, since the Shiite group has received substantial support from Assad, and therefore wants to see him remain in power, as does Hezbollah’s other main patron, Iran