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Report: Syria Moving Hundreds Of High-Caliber Launchers, Scud Missiles To Israeli and Turkish Borders


Are we beginning to witness President Bashar al-Assad’s “last hurrah”? …

By Gil Ronen – “Jordanian news site Ahbar Baladna reports that western spy satellites have recently spotted movements of Syrian heavy missile launchers northward and southward, toward Syria’s borders with Turkey and Israel.

The site says hundreds of high-caliber launchers are being moved, and that these could only be long range Scud missile launchers.

Syria has threatened in the past that in the event of foreign military intervention on its soil, it will not hesitate to fire missiles at Israel and Turkey in order to ignite a large scale regional war.

Turkish and French officials said ten days ago they were mulling a potential military intervention in Syria, where civil war has been raging for 14 months.

‘In the face of developments in Syria, we are taking into consideration any kind of possibility in line with our national security and interests,’ Turkish foreign minister Ahmet Davutoglu told parliament during a briefing to lawmakers.” Source – Israel National News.

Flashback: State Department Quietly Warning Region About Syrian Weapons of Mass Destruction – “The State Department has begun coordinating with Syria’s neighbors to prepare for the handling of President Bashar al-Assad’s extensive WMD assets if and when his regime collapses, The Cable has learned. This week, the State Department sent a diplomatic demarche to Syria’s neighbors Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, and Saudi Arabia, warning them about the possibility of Syria’s WMDs crossing their borders and offering U.S. government help in dealing with the problem, three Obama administration officials confirmed to The Cable.” Read more.

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