On Tuesday, the Israeli military was the first country to used U.S.-made F-35 stealth fighters in combat.
Major Gen. Amikan Norki said that the country orchestrated two strikes on “two different fronts in the Middle East."
Two weeks ago, Isreal and Iran exchange fire for hours in Syria after Israel claimed that Iran deployed a missile attack on the Golan Heights.
The Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said that Isreal's action was an appropriate response to Iran crossing a "red line."
"Whoever hits us will get hit seven times over. Whoever prepares themselves to attack us will be attacked first. That is what we have done and that is what we will continue doing," said Netanyahu.
The U.S., which officially pulled out of the Iran deal two days before Iran's missile attack, agreed that Israel made the right move.
"The United States condemns the Iranian regime's provocative rocket attacks from Syria against Israeli citizens, and we strongly support Israel's right to act in self-defense," said the White House in a statement.
It's likely that Iran will react by developing a more sophisticated nuclear arsenal.
“Should Israel rush to war, Iran might follow Hussein’s example and rebuild its nuclear program in a way that is harder to detect and more costly to stop,” said Colin Kahl, a Stanford historian.
Author's note: So far, it looks like Israel has been only responding with military attacks, but it could quickly escalate with the country's new warplanes. Iran needs to be held accountable with new and improved sanctions.