French Military Against Assad’s Presence at Bastille Day Parade

Do the French really feel this way? From French Military Against Assad's Presence at Bastille Day Parade: The French government has banned a demonstration by French veterans meant in part to protest against the presence of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad as an honored guest at the July 14 Bastille Day military parade, French media reported on Friday. French veterans blame…

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The Iranian Roots of Hizbullah

The Iranian Roots of Hizbullah(1)By: Dr. Nimrod Raphaeli*Iran/Lebanon #448 June 17, 2008Table of Contents:IntroductionAkhteri's Background and Proselytizing ActivityFacing the First CrisisThe Splintering of Amal and the Creation of HizbullahSyria Allowed the Passage of Military Aid to HizbullahThe Establishment of Al-Manar TVHizbullah's Social Institutions ñ Identical To Iran'sRefusal to Pay for ElectricityThe Shi'ization of SyriaConclusionNotes"Iran is the only country that does…

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The Golan Heights and the Syrian-Israeli Negotiations

By Dore Gold1) Israeli negotiators will quickly discover three core areas in their discussions with the Syrians that they will not resolve easily: delineation of an agreed boundary, security arrangements, and the Syrian-Iranian alliance.2) Just prior to the outbreak of the 1973 Yom Kippur War, Syria deployed 1,400 tanks along the border against a total Israeli force of 177 tanks…

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Israel Never Pledged Full Withdrawal from Golan

Get your facts right, Syria, and quit your stinking mendacity. From Israel Never Pledged Full Withdrawal from Golan: Israel never pledged to withdraw from the Golan Heights and return to the 1967 borders as part of peace negotiations with Syria, despite declarations of officials in Damascus, Israeli sources told Israel Channel 10 Thursday. The sources said Israel had initially intended…

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