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Israel-Syria Tension #309682

CBS Evening News for Sunday, May 11, 1986
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(Studio: Forrest Sawyer) Report introduced.

(Tel Aviv, Israel: Don McNeill) Incrd. tension between Syria and Israel over attempted bombing of El Al plane noted. [Cabinet spokesperson Yossi BEILIN - notes Prime Min. Shimon Peres' effort to avoid war with Syria.] Defense minister Yitzhak Rabin's recent comment suggesting otherwise recalled. [Today, RABIN - cites Israeli policy to avoid military confrontation.] Mil. buildup by both sides on Golan Heights described. President Hafez al-Assad's political benefits from Israeli attack considered.

McNeill, Don;
Sawyer, Forrest

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