Skip to comments.REPORT: Israeli Intelligence Assassinates Syrian Rocket Scientist
Posted on 08/07/2018 10:12:32 AM PDT by SeekAndFind
The Israeli intelligence service, Mossad, assassinated a top Syrian rocket scientist on Saturday using a car bomb, the New York Times first reported Tuesday.
The scientist, Aziz Asbar, led a confidential unit known as Sector 4 at the Syrian Scientific Studies and Research Center developing cutting edge missile technology designed to further Syrias efforts to initiate the long range bombing of Israeli cities.
Asbar was killed along with his driver near the research center, which lies in the town of Masyaf and has long been believed to host chemical weapons development. The center has twice been the target of Israeli air attacks in the last year and Asbar himself had previously avoided two Israeli assassination attempts.
The prominent rocket scientist, who reportedly had his own security detail, regularly met with senior Syrian and Iranian government and military officials, including major general Qassim Suleimani, the commander of Irans Quds force who has led Tehrans efforts to prop up Syrian president Bashar al-Assads brutally repressive government.
Israeli officials have refused to comment on the assassination, as is their policy. Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman, spokesmen for Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, denied Israeli involvement when confronted by reporters Monday.
Every day in the Middle East there are hundreds of explosions and settling of scores, he told Israels Channel 2 News. Every time, they try to place the blame on us. So we wont take this too seriously.
Hezbollah and Hamas, however, were quick to blame Israel for the aggression.
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Oh, come on. Really.
Not even muslims name the kid that.
Live by the sword, die by the sword
The title implies that it’s a certainty that the Israelis are to blame. The Israelis deny it. So it’s not, at this point, a certainty.
The title is misleading.
According to several unnamed, reliable sources, the russians did it.
Cue the usual Jew-haters complaining about ‘escalation’ and ‘act of war’...
I don’t care who did it - it could have been the Israelis, Syrian rebels, etc.
But all I can say is “Good Job!”
This JEW loves it when scum like this gets whacked by the Mossad. Also a big F.U. to lurking stormfront scum!
Well done Israel!
The article is ubsunstantiated and is thus Fake News
I kinda thought that the Israelis regard Bashir Assad as the lesser of two evils, the devil you know is better than the devil you don’t know, sort of thing
You leave us alone and we’ll leave you alone, was the tacit agreement, I thought.
If there’s any lesson to come out of the Middle East, it’s that secular dictators, however horrid, are usually preferable to Islamic theocracies when it comes to ruling Arab Muslims. They bring by whatever means the only stability the region has ever seen.
As for who did it, blowing up a rocket scientist with a car bomb; well, that ain’t rocket science, if you get my drift.
Let me revive an oldy but a goody: May he rest in pieces
Aziz Asbar, in his last words denying his efforts, said “It’s not rocket science!”
...the New York Times first reported...
...Avigdor Lieberman, spokesmen for Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, denied Israeli involvement when confronted by reporters Monday...
What Debka wouldn’t even run with this story?
The Mossad generally don’t advertize their activities. They do more doing than talking.
"Thats not funny!!"
Aziz in Arabic is derived from the root ... with a meaning of “strong, powerful” and the adjective has acquired its meaning of “dear, darling, precious”.
Asbar - very patient
Didn’t know I needed to put a /sarc on it.
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