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According to the U.S. Treasury Department, Syria’s Electronics Institute “is responsible for missile-related research and development.” 1 In January 2007, the U.S. Treasury Department sanctioned the Institute under Executive Order 13382, an authority aimed at freezing the assets of proliferators of weapons of mass destruction and their supporters. 2 No further information about this facility is available in open source literature.
- WMD (weapons of mass destruction)
- WMD: Typically refers to nuclear, biological, or chemical weapons, though there is some debate as to whether chemical weapons qualify as weapons of “mass destruction.”
- Jeannine Aversa, “Treasury Moves to Clamp Down on Syrian Entities Accused of Spreading Weapons,” AP, 4 January 2007.
- “Three Entities Targeted by Treasury for Supporting Syria’s WMD Proliferation,” U.S. Department of the Treasury, 4 January 2007, www.ustreas.gov.