Syrian government must be overthrown - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Bloomfield
    • 30.07.06 | 07:27 (IDT)

    They are the weak link between Hezbollah and Iran. The Sunni majority in Syria, some 90% of the population, would be unlikely to form a close alliance with Hezbollah and Iran, as have the minority Alawites. The USA and Israel should support, secretly if necessary, a popular resistance movement within Syria to topple Bashir Assad and the Baathist dictatorship. This may prove a lot more productive in the long term than chasing a small force of guerillas on a wild goose chase all over Lebanon. It's time to go after the troublemakers who started the whole mess, and the address is Damascus.

    from the article: ANALYSIS: Israel failing to give U.S. the military cards it needs
    First published 00:00 30.07.06 | Last updated 00:00 30.07.06
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