Syria at risk...
December 31, 2006 12:09pm CST
What will the Syrian government do now? Will China still be cozy with Syria? "U.N. Names Lebanon Assassination Suspects "Tuesday August 30, 2005 By SAM F. GHATTAS Associated Press Writer BEIRUT, Lebanon (AP) - The United Nations named four pro-Syrian generals and a former legislator as suspects Tuesday in the February assassination of former Prime Minister Rafik Hariri - the first major break in a crime that transformed Lebanon Last week, the United Nations accused the Syrians of refusing to turn over documents to the investigation and ignoring requests for interviews. Saad Hariri, the son of the slain leader and head of the biggest parliamentary bloc, praised the moves as ``the beginning to justice.'' ``We have been waiting for a while to arrive at the truth. This is the beginning. ... The most important thing is to know who killed Rafik Hariri,'' he told pan-Arab Al-Arabiya satellite television in an interview from Paris. He and some other politicians and prominent journalists were staying outside Lebanon, claiming they feared further violence as tensions in the country rose ahead of Mehlis' issuing his findings. There has been talk in Lebanon of a ``hit list'' targeting prominent Lebanese. "