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Originally posted by beezzer
Can I ask a simple question to all the wise and learned folks on ATS?
If this is true, would the violence escalate or de-escalate?
Originally posted by sekos
This must be a lie. If true it would be all over the MSM.
Arab media reported the assassination of Syrian President Bashar Assad. On – reportedly not yet been validated and have not yet received echo Western media, Assad fired one of his bodyguards. This is an Iranian officer named Mehdi Jacoby, who was attached to Assad on – by allies of the Syrian president in Tehran. Various reports published that Assad al-Shami was rushed to the hospital and in serious condition. Also reported the big fuss that has developed around the hospital and that all roads leading to the hospital were blocked – by the Syrian army. Also reported large military forces are in the hospital. Syrian television broadcasts were discontinued. Syria apparently inhibits the official report on the assassination until it became clear whether the president would live or die. About these ads