Rustum Ghazaleh (Arabic: رستم غزالة) also transl. from Arabic as Rostom Ghazale, Rustom Ghazalah, Rustom Ghazali; 3 May 1953 – 24 April 2015) was a Syrian military and intelligence officer. On 24 July 2012, Ghazaleh was appointed chief of political security.
|Commander of the Syrian National Police|
2005 – 24 April 2015
|Head of the Syrian National Intelligence Agency|
2006 – 24 April 2015
|Prime Minister||Muhammad Naji al-Otari|
Riyad Farid Hijab
Wael Nader al-Halqi
|Preceded by||Rafiq Shahadah|
|Born||3 May 1953|
Qarfa, Daraa Governorate, Syria
|Died||24 April 2015(aged 61)|
|Political party||Syrian Regional Branch of the Arab Socialist Ba'ath Party|
|Branch/service||Syrian Arab Army|
|Years of service||1973-2015|
|Unit||112 Mechanized Brigade|
Political Security Directorate
|Commands||Syrian Forces in Lebanon|
|Battles/wars||1982 Lebanon War|
Syrian Civil War
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- "The former head of Syrian military intelligence in Lebanon, General Rustom Ghazaleh, named chief of political security". Al Jazeera. Rayaq. 24 July 2012. Retrieved 18 December 2012.
- "Rustom Ghazaleh Named Chief of Political Security". Naharnet. 24 July 2012. Retrieved 4 February 2013.