Israeli intelligence sources say highly lethal Russian weapons have appeared during fighting in the Syrian city of Aleppo. Israeli analysts tell news media they believe that these were recently delivered from Russia. Among the weapons identified or captured were thermobarics, also known as “fuel-air” devices, which explode above a target with a massive blast that sucks in air, creating a dangerous vacuum. When such a weapon is detonated it produces a long-duration-effect blast, causing ...

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