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December 20, 2010 10:48 PM

WikiLeaks: Cable tied Israel to killing of top Syrian aide

Eleven months after Israeli planes had destroyed a suspected nuclear site in Syria, a sniper fired a shot that killed General Muhammad Suleiman, President Bashar al Assad's top security aide with responsibility for arms procurement and strategic weapons. Israelis, the US embassy in Damascus reported, were "the most obvious suspects" in the assassination.

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