US neocons hoped Israel would attack Syria

Well, no big surprise here.
Did US want Israel to attack Syria? | csmonitor.com
The White House, and in particular White House advisors who belong to the neoconservative movement, allegedly encouraged Israel to attack Syria as an expansion of its action against Hizbullah, in Lebanon. The progressive opinion and news site ConsortiumNews.com reported Monday that Israeli sources say Israel’s “leadership balked at the scheme.”