The war in Syria that began in 2011 as a civil war between government forces and various factions seeking to overthrow the Assad regime, has now become a battleground for many opposing forces. The Israeli Ambassador to the United Nations, Danny Danon, previously revealed to the UN Security Council that Iran had amassed a surrogate army of 82,000 troops in Syria. The army consists of over 3,000 core military advisers from the Iranian Revolutionary Guard combined with tens-of-thousands of fighters…