Sunday, June 29, 2008

FYE: "Syria will employ its Islamist militant proxies in Lebanon to move AGAINST Hezbollah.."

Thanks to Josh Landis, we get this STRATFOR early-April fools ... here.
"....Syria appears to be feeling confident enough about the Israeli political situation to keep on trucking with the negotiations....An Israeli-Syrian rapprochement will have to involve Syria’s cooperating in trimming Hezbollah to size....A number of Syrian and Saudi-backed Islamist militant groups — operating under a variety of shadowy names that are designed to sow confusion — have been popping up recently in Lebanon’s Palestinian refugee camps......with the secular Syrian regime more interested in circumscribing Hezbollah’s power in Lebanon..."

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