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  • Son of Syrian general of ‘blood libel’ notoriety defects

    July 6, 2012 | 10:09 am

    A top Syrian general and the son of a notoriously anti-Semitic former defense minister reportedly has defected from the Assad regime.

    Reports Thursday said that Manaf Tlass, a brigadier general in the elite Republican Guards, had defected and was on his way to France.