Yes, it’s quite likely that the Syrian government organized the cross border march that resulted in the Israelis shooting 23 people dead. They wanted to distract attention from the killings going on in Syria.
Yes, it’s quite likely that the Israeli government decided that shooting the Syrian marchers would send a clear message about the need for Israel to have secure borders. They wanted to distract attention from the ongoing opposition to anything like a serious peace process.
Gorilla says: “We can talk all we want about Arab springs and peace, but reality always gets in the way!”