TITLE

Division of Syrian intel said to operate car bomb facility since '70s; Opposition tie Syria's Assad to assassinations by Palestinian group; U.S. report calls Hizbullah military training superior to Iran's

PUB. DATE
November 2008
SOURCE
Geo-Strategy Direct;11/5/2008, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Newswire
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers news briefs related to military operations. Syrian Intelligence operates two plants for suicide and car truck bombs designed for mass casualty attacks. Syria hires PELP to kill leading opponents of the regime of President Bashar Assad based in Lebanon. U.S. Intelligence reports that Hizbullah training in Lebanon provides better services compared to Iran.
ACCESSION #
35269351

 

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