This is amazing, just shows the capabilities of Israeli intelligence services. Israeli intelligence 'intercepted Syrian regime talk about chemical attack' | World news | theguardian.com Israeli intelligence 'intercepted Syrian regime talk about chemical attack' Information passed to US by Israeli Defence Forces' 8200 unit, former official tells magazine The 8200 unit of the Israeli Defence Forces, which specialises in electronic surveillance, intercepted a conversation between Syrian officials regarding the use of chemical weapons, an unnamed former Mossad official told Focus. The content of the conversation was relayed to the US, the ex-official said. An unnamed senior Syrian army officer told the Iranian news agency Fars: "If Syria is attacked, Israel will also be set on fire and such an attack will, in turn, engage Syria's neighbours." Israel was "prepared for every scenario" and would respond forcefully if necessary, Netanyahu said after the meeting.