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Saturday, April 19, 2003

Neo-Cons Have Long Had Damascus In Their Sights

As speculation about a U.S. invasion of Syria reaches a boil, it is helpful to look for hard clues. Many of the same neo-conservative hawks who campaigned for war against Iraq have signed reports in recent years that call for confrontation -- not mere engagement -- with Syria...

A 1996 report, titled "A Clean Break: A New Strategy for Securing the Realm," prepared for Israel's Likud Party leader (Binyamin Netanyahu) by Richard Perle, Feith, Wuermser and others urges focusing not only on removing Iraqi President Saddam Hussein from power, but doing so in the context of a larger strategy against Syria.

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