The Assad Visit to London: Background and Implications

(Institute for Contemporary Affairs/ Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs) Syria remains one of the worst state-sponsors of international terrorism, providing a haven for leaders of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine, Islamic Jihad, and Hamas. Syria sponsors Hizballah in Lebanon, an international terrorist organization with a global reach that, before 9/11, had killed more Americans than any other terrorist group. Syria refuses to recognize UN resolutions confirming Israel's full withdrawal to the Lebanese-Israeli border. Syria helps Saddam Hussein smuggle oil out and smuggle weapons into Iraq.

2002-12-16 00:00:00

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