Posts Tagged ‘assad’

US, Israel Plotting to Overthrow Assad: Report

Friday, 20 July 2012

‘The New York Times reported on Wednesday that US officials worked on contingency plans for a collapse of the Syrian government, focusing particularly on the chemical weapons that “Syria is thought to possess.”

The talks focused on whether Israel might move to “destroy Syrian weapons facilities,” two US administration officials said.

An unnamed White House official also said US President Barack Obama’s national security adviser, Thomas Donilon, was in Israel over the weekend to discuss the Syrian unrest.’

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Syrian Child Shot in Head by Assad’s Police at Democracy Rally – Jobaa Damascus July 15

Saturday, 16 July 2011 07:16

‘Israel Warns Assad: Attack Us, We’ll Hit You Personally’

Friday, 01 July 2011 09:47

‘The government sent a message to Syrian President Bashar Assad in recent days, warning him that if he started a war with the Jewish state in order to divert attention from domestic problems, Israel will target him personally, Kuwaiti newspaper Al-Jarida reported on Tuesday.

According to the report, the personal warning was sent through Turkey following intelligence reports of unusual Syrian troop movements, including the moving of long-range ballistic missiles that could be used to attack Israel.’

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