October 12, 2005

Syria’s Interior Minister “Kills Himself”

Syria’s Interior Minister “killed himself” in his office today in Damascus. He was questioned by Mehlis’ in the U.N. probe into the assassination of Rafik Hariri. He ruled Lebanon as military intelligence chief for more than 20 years.

I talked to several Muslims and several Christians in Lebanon about this today. None believe he actually killed himself. This country is rife with conspiracy theories, but I’m inclined to agree with them this time. The Syrian regime is a mafia with an army, and it acts like it.

Posted by Michael J. Totten at October 12, 2005 10:04 AM
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