The best news in the world for Syria today?
The video was shared with members of Congress today in closed committee sessions, but the disclosures brought strong complaints by some that the administration did not share the material more quickly.
The officials said the video of the remote site, code-named Al Kibar by the Syrians, shows North Koreans inside. It played a pivotal role in Israel's decision to bomb the facility late at night last Sept. 6, a move that was publicly denounced by Damascus but not by Washington.
A top U.S. official told the Associated Press that the reactor was within weeks or months of being functional, but still needed significant testing. (continues here and here)
Tonight, Bashar Assad & Co will be celebrating the good news! They do have real friends...
It must be comforting waking up in the morning in Damascus and read the news:
"North Koreans helped the Syrians build nuclear facility".
"Olmert may be prepared to sacrifice the Golan Heights for peace".
As long as the news are fixed on this, Assad and Syria have nothing to fear!
Conclusion: a sad day for those who were expecting "other" news concerning Assad. We are still confident though that the innocent blood spilled on Lebanese soil will soon be avenged and the assassins brought to Justice!