Tuesday, April 29, 2008

Syria bristles at US charges

By Sami Moubayed
Asia Times

"DAMASCUS - For the past 48 hours, the Syrians have been amused, laughing off United States accusations that Israel had hit a nuclear site in Syria in September 2007, operated by the Syrians and North Korea.

According to the George W Bush administration, Syria was "within weeks or months" of completing its nuclear reactor. Beneath the Syrian laughter at what seems to be a ludicrous accusation was a certain worry - fear that these accusations could snowball into something similar to what happened when Iraq was accused of developing weapons of mass destruction (WMD) in 2002-2003........"

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