Top Syrian General Defects | Talking Points Memo

Brig. Gen. Manaf Tlass defected from Syrian President Bashar Assad’s regime on Friday, the AP reports. Tlass was a member of Assad’s close inner circle, CBS News reports. The two men were childhood friends. According to the report, Tlass is the highest-ranking military official to defect.


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