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BRINGING REAL MUSCLE TO BEAR AGAINST SYRIA

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CIA-RDP88B00443R001404090133-0
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S
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6
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December 21, 2016
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May 23, 2008
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133
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September 14, 1983
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REPORT
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Approved For Release 2008/05/27: CIA-RDP88B00443R001404090133-0
SECRET
14 September 1983
BRINGING REAL MUSCLE TO BEAR AGAINST SYRIA
Summary:
Syria at present has a hammerlock on US interests both in Lebanon and in
the Gulf -- through closure of Iraq's pipeline thereby threatening Iraqi
internationalization of the war. The US should consider sharply escalating
the pressures against Assad through covertly orchestrating simultaneous
military threats against Syria from three border states hostile to yria: