Thursday, July 19, 2012

NPR: Assad's Top Defense Aides Killed In Bomb Attack




July 18, 2012
Three top aides to Syrian President Bashar Assad were killed Wednesday in a bomb attack in Damascus. Robert Siegel speaks with Andrew J. Tabler, author of the book In the Lion's Den: An Eyewitness Account of Washington's Battle with Syria, about those killed and what the attack means for both the Assad regime and the opposition. Tabler is also a senior fellow in the Program on Arab Politics at The Washington Institute for Near East Policy.

1 comment:

Michael Bray said...

It is very satisfying to hear someone speak on this issue with clarity and sobriety. The point of Syria's chemical and biological weapons is especially pertinent. One of America's justifications for invading Iraq was their WMD stockpiles, which was erroneous as it later turned out. Syria's are proven and documented. If the regime falls, who will be overseeing these weapons? Where are they moving to now?