The West is planning a new
push against Syrian President Bashar al-Assad through funding proxy war
on the conflict-stricken country, a report suggests.
The a fresh clandestine effort is under way for opening up a "southern front" against the Syrian president.
A secret command center for international operations in Amman is monitoring preparations for the offensive.
This center is staffed by military officials from the US, Britain, Israel and 11 Arab states opposed to Assad.
said the planned offensive, dubbed Geneva Horan, is aimed at pushing
back Syrian troops in the Daraa, Quneitra and As-Suwayda governorates in
the southwest of the country in a bid to clear the way for militants to
reach the capital Damascus.
The operation derives its name from the plains near Jordan's border with Israel.
command centre, based in an intelligence headquarters building in
Amman, channels vehicles, sniper rifles, mortars, heavy machine guns,
small arms and ammunition to Free Syrian Army (FSA) units.
Saudi Arabia has been the main supplier of weapons and funds to foreign-backed militants inside Syria.
United States is also constructing runways for reconnaissance aircraft
near the border between Jordan and Syria to help with the operation
The US hosted secret talks last month between
President Barack Obama's National Security Advisor Susan Rice and Saudi
Interior Minister Prince Mohammed bin Nayef.
reportedly attended by spy chiefs from Jordan, Qatar, Turkey and other
regional countries, focused on making a "stronger effort" to assist the
militants in Syria.