2007-09-06 - Suspected site of Israeli strike on Syrian nuke base

2007-09-06 - Suspected site of Israeli strike on Syrian nuke base


At Tibni, Syrian Arab Republic (SY)
New focus on Syria's nuclear ambitions highlighted earlier this week, when, following the unprecedented security clamp-down in Israel on the mystery-filled air strike over Northern Syria, American media, allegedly reporting on information leaked by unnamed official Washington sources, indicated, for the first time that Israel had "struck at a secret Syrian nuclear installation" and destroyed it.
New focus on Syria's nuclear ambitions highlighted earlier this week, when, following the unprecedented security clamp-down in Israel on the mystery-filled air strike over Northern Syria, American media, allegedly reporting on information leaked by unnamed official Washington sources, indicated, for the first time that Israel had "struck at a secret Syrian nuclear installation" and destroyed it.
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Links: www.defense-update.com, www.washingtonpost.com, www.nytimes.com
By: Parabellum

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@ 2007-09-16 17:55:17
Alt spelling of town is Dayr Az Zawr.
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@ 2007-10-27 08:08:16
Update based on info from Digital Globe via The New York Times.
http://www.nytimes.com/2007/10/26/world/middleeast/26syria.html?_r=1&oref=slogin

http://www.nytimes.com/imagepages/2007/10/25/world/middleeast/20071026_WEAPONS_GRAPHIC.html

Best in GE, but hopefully we'll get high res photos from GM soon.
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@ 2007-11-22 19:30:43
Google Maps now in high res.

Aviation Week: U.S. Electronic Surveillance Monitored Israeli Attack On Syria: http://www.aviationweek.com/aw/generic/story.jsp?id=news/ISRA112107.xml&headline=U.S.%20Electronic%20Surveillance%20Monitored%20Israeli%20Attack%20On%20Syria&channel=defense

Haaretz: Inside Intel / Not a reactor - something far more vicious: http://www.haaretz.com/hasen/spages/926815.html
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@ 2013-07-16 22:36:53
There is now a large containment structure over this site.

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