Promises of retaliation against Israel came from Syria Thursday, a day after an Israeli air attack reported ABC news. http://abcnews.go.com/International/wireStory/israel-feel-strike-syria-18369378
Israeli air craft targeted a Syrian convoy that allegedly was carrying anti-air missiles reported ABC. The missiles were believed to be headed to Hezbollah, the Lebanese military site allied with Syrian guerrillas. The attack is linked with Syria's ongoing rebellion reported CNN. http://www.cnn.com/2013/01/31/world/meast/israel-syria-strike/index.html?hpt=wo_c2
CNN reported the Israeli government feared Syria would use these weapons against them. Syria however denied these allegations stating that these weapons do not exist.
Syria feels they have the right to defend themselves against such attacks and has threatened to attack Israel BBC news reported. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-21281923