This is one of the best kept secrets. You can imagine that if this went into production, then the disputed Syrian land issue occupied by Israel would come to the forefront. This is why it gets no play but this is one reason Obama was working to overthrow the Syrian government.
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For both of these leaks, one big question is attribution: who did this?
My guess was, and is still, Russia in both cases.
Phi Beta Iota: Worth a full read. Many flawed assumptions. Robert Steele’s long comment is below.