Syria: Reform Efforts Fall Short

(Miami Herald) Sen. Richard Lugar - Syria's failure to stop terrorist groups, including Hizballah, Hamas, and Palestinian Islamic Jihad, from using Syria as a base for training and planning suicide bombings in Israel has continued. Syria also has failed to withdraw its forces from Lebanon or take concrete steps in support of the "Road Map." It reportedly has continued to maintain stockpiles of chemical weapons and pursue development of lethal biological agents. Moreover, Syria is working against the U.S. and Coalition forces, refusing to release assets in Syrian accounts that Saddam's regime stole from the Iraqi people.

2003-11-12 00:00:00

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