DEBKAfile was founded by a team of journalists in June 2000 as an independent Internet Web site, providing an intelligence and security news service. March 13, 2017, 11:29 AM (IDT)
The main thrust of the campaign against the Islamic State in Syria ordered by the Trump administration is still ahead but, meanwhile, a new-old menace has raised its head: Al Qaeda and its Syrian affiliates which are seizing upon the mounting upheaval in the Syria for a fresh wave of terror. Saturday, March 11, two bomb explosions killed 74 pilgrims, most of them Iraqi Shiites on a visit to an ancient cemetery in Damascus
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