NOTHING seemed very remarkable about the short, bearded man who mingled with other guests on Tuesday evening at a reception in Damascus, the Syrian capital, to mark the 29th anniversary of Ayatollah Khomeini’s Iranian revolution.
Yet before the night was over he was dead in the twisted wreckage of his car and the inevitable assumption was that Mossad, the Israeli foreign intelligence service, had killed him with an ingeniously planted bomb.
The news spread rapidly that the dead man was Imad Mughniyeh, an elusive figure known as “the Fox” who had been one of the world’s most feared terrorist masterminds.
Robert Baer, a former CIA agent who spent years on his trail, said Mughniyeh was “probably the most intelligent, most capable operative we’ve ever run across”.
Read on……Times UK
February 17, 2008, 8:45 pm at 8:45 pm
Live by the sword…
February 17, 2008, 8:58 pm at 8:58 pm
Damn right, Sir Charlie…live by the sword…die by the headrest…lol
February 18, 2008, 6:46 am at 6:46 am
While I gleaned some interesting information from that article, it was a difficult read (as so many articles are these days). Before the author gets to the meat of this murdering bastard’s evil deeds, the first half of the article reads like the glowing obituary of a respected member of civilization. Sickening.