This Friday the leader of Syria’s main opposition group said that the twin suicide car bombings that more than 70 people in Damascus seems to be related to al-Qaeda forces linked to the regime of the Syrian president Bashar al-Assad.
Burhan Ghalioun, chief of the opposition Syrian National Council said, “Assad feels that he can run away from implementing all of this obligations without any consequences.”
Today workers in Damascus were paving two massive craters caused by the bombs that struck a Syrian military compound last Thursday. The attack claimed the lives of more than 70 people and left over 370 wounded, this is the deadliest strike against the regime since the uprising began 14 months ago.
Meanwhile Leon Panetta, Defense Secretary of the United States claimed that that al-Qaeda could be taking advantage of Syria’s prolonged instability. (AV)