October 26, 2007

Clean Up in Desert

New satellite imagery show that a Syrian site believed to have been attacked by Israel last month no longer bears any obvious traces of what some analysts said appeared to have been a partly built nuclear reactor.

"It took down this facility so quickly it looks like they are trying to hide something," said David Albright, president of the Institute for Science and International Security, which analyzed the images.

An image taken Wednesday by a DigitalGlobe commercial satellite shows tractors or bulldozers and scrape marks on the ground where the building stood in photos taken prior to the September Israeli attack. The Syrians reported an attack by Israel in early September; the Israelis have not confirmed that.

Now that the site has been razed, it is going to be harder to figure what was there...

Infomation:
Arms Control Wonk
CNN
New York Times

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October 18, 2007

Israel-Syria

Jeffery weighs in on the recent Israeli attack on 'something' in Syria. As always, a good read @ armscontrol.wonk

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