'On Friday I asked a top-level Israeli, a former IDF (Israel Defense Forces) elite unit man and prime-ministerial confidante, whether the assassination of Hezbollah's Imad Mughniyeh could have been done by a Lebanese group. He snorted at the preposterous notion. This was 'way too sophisticated,' he said. 'This [the car bombing] was a precisely orchestrated international operation,' and this was the 'third or fourth or fifth time in a year that Israel has carried out a military operation in Syria '.?