Syria has been on the list of State Sponsors of Terror since 1979. Bush removed our ambassador in 2005 because of Syria’s murderous meddling in Lebanon and its support of Hamas and Hizballah — and what has changed since then?
Another Which-Side-Is-Obama-On Alert: “Syrian envoy: ‘US lifts ban on air industry,'” from the Jerusalem Post, July 27 (thanks to Louis):
Imad Mustafa, the Syrian envoy to the US, said Monday that the Obama administration had lifted the ban imposed on exporting goods to the Syrian Aviation Industry, the Kuwait News Agency reported.
Speaking on Syrian national television, Mustafa revealed that the US had also lifted the ban on exporting IT products, whether they were hardware or software, adding that US President Barack Obama was considering lifting more such restrictions.
Mustafa said that each item of the penal code of the economic sanctions on Syria would be discussed thoroughly by the US administration in order to improve relations with Syria….