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    • Edgar Davidson
    • 05.02.12 | 20:43 (IST)

    Interesting that Assad is now releasing Al Qaueda operative given that he has claimed repeatedly that "Zionists in league with Al Quaeda" are behind the demonstrations against his regime. There is only one thing that we know for certain about Syria, and that is that obsessive anti-semitism drives BOTH the pro and ant Assad camps, as you can see from the pictures here: http://edgar1981.blogspot.com/2012/02/why-is-times-ignoring-anti-semitism-of.html

    from the article: Report: Syria’s Assad releases alleged al-Qaida mastermind of 2005 London bombings
    First published 14:53 05.02.12 | Last updated 14:53 05.02.12
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