Syria Smuggles Saddam Aides Out of Country

(Middle East Newsline)- Syria has been smuggling aides of deposed Iraqi President Saddam Hussein out of the country to such destinations as Belarus, Lebanon, and Libya. "There were hundreds of Saddam's aides and family members in Syria by April 15," said a Western intelligence source. "Assad gave up three of them who held no use for Syria or Iran. Syria might give up another two or three Iraqis, but the rest will be hidden or flown out of the country."

2003-05-01 00:00:00

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