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Are US Targets Overseas at Risk of Syrian Retaliation?

ABC News' Brian Ross on the conflict with Syria, threat of retaliation against Americans overseas.
1:29 | 08/30/13

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on israel for a strike in syria. There's also retaliation against the u.S., U.S. Interests overseas. Brian ross is here with the latest. We know syria cannot strike the united states here. But it can strike americans overseas. That's right, elizabeth. There's concern that syria or its allies, iran or hezbollah, could target u.S. Citizens, or u.S. Hotels overseas. That's that a concern. And american media companies, american financial institutions, about the syrian electronic army. Reporter: This is a group of eight or nine college-aged hackers, operating out of syria. They're not supported by the government there. They have go ahead and brought down "new york times" for 24 hours. They created a phony tweet that said there was an attack on the white house. We got ahold of one of the leaders. And here's an exchange between one named s.E.A. The shadow. What will your group do if the u.S. And its allies launch an attack on syria? He said, all american sites will be our targets. What will that mean? If the usa launches an attack on syria, we may use methods of causing harm both on the u.S. Economy or other. And can this group get banks? Soft targets. They could shut down access to some sites. Brian ross, thank you so much.

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