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Scoop Link: Seymour M Hersh - A Strike in the Dark

Scoop Link: Seymour M. Hersh - A Strike in the Dark

Seymour M. Hersh, of The New Yorker, writes: "Sometime after midnight on September 6, 2007, at least four low-flying Israeli Air Force fighters crossed into Syrian airspace and carried out a secret bombing mission on the banks of the Euphrates River, about ninety miles north of the Iraq border. The seemingly unprovoked bombing, which came after months of heightened tension between Israel and Syria over military exercises and troop buildups by both sides along the Golan Heights, was, by almost any definition, an act of war. But in the immediate aftermath nothing was heard from the government of Israel"

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Go to full article: http://www.newyorker.com/reporting/2008/02/11/080211fa_fact_hersh

Text also available at: http://www.truthout.org/docs_2006/020808K.shtml

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